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Obama the cult


Conservative columnist David Brooks in the NY Times. Obama's people are so taken with their messiah that soon they'll be selling flowers at airports and arranging mass weddings.

Black Eyed Peas are singing the words to an Obama speech in escalating states of righteousness and ecstasy.

Joe Klein in Time magazine, in a piece called Inspiration vs Substance. None too subtle is Joe. Klein also introduced the descriptor "creepy" to Obama-mania. "There was something just a wee bit creepy about the mass messianism ... The message is becoming dangerously self-referential. The Obama campaign all too often is about how wonderful the Obama campaign is.

And although not mentioned in the CNN piece, the truly creepy conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer gets into the act yesterday with this Washington Post column The Audacity of Selling Hope. Interestingly, Obama has been able to win these electoral victories and dazzle crowds in one new jurisdiction after another, even as his mesmeric power has begun to arouse skepticism and misgivings among the mainstream media. ABC's Jake Tapper notes the "Helter-Skelter cultish qualities" of "Obama worshipers," what Joel Stein of the Los Angeles Times calls "the Cult of Obama." Obama's Super Tuesday victory speech was a classic of the genre. Its effect was electric, eliciting a rhythmic fervor in the audience � to such rhetorical nonsense as "We are the ones we've been waiting for. (Cheers, applause.) We are the change that we seek."

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  • Shibbydougy#

    Shibbydougy February 18, 2010 4:17:04 PM CET

    He his a new shiny puppet in the masquerade, and the people have fallen for the show once again. One man does not constitute the whole government, so why believe things are different simply because his office is now in the White House? The same people who ushered him into the W.H. are those who have been running the show for a long time, and if things 'appear' to be different it is because they are simply using a different path to reach the same destination.You can add sugar to my bowl of cereal, but if the milk is off then it's still gonna be crap.

  • Towelie#

    Towelie November 7, 2008 9:28:52 PM CET

    hes gonna \"CHANGE\" america just like everyone else thats ran for president over time and has used the very same its time for \"CHANGE\" slogan. the only change is in the puppet ya vote for the same ppl are running it all theyve jus got a new face.

  • Towelie#

    Towelie November 7, 2008 9:25:07 PM CET

    whats with the constant \"change\" slogan from all those who have run for president they all claim a vote for me is a vote for change but has this ever realy happened, an yet ppl still fall for it every time theres no change the ppl in the background that run everythin are still the same check up on them they all belong to the same few organisations.

  • anonymous#

    anonymous September 9, 2008 3:32:35 AM CEST

    obama is not great.

  • Fatrock386#

    Fatrock386 July 30, 2008 11:19:51 PM CEST

    OBAMA SUCKS ASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Blackbarbie#

    Blackbarbie July 30, 2008 12:25:54 PM CEST

    omggg obamas great and hes going to change america thats why people love him OBAMA 08

  • Choseneye#

    Choseneye July 1, 2008 7:02:23 PM CEST

    this country is soo f#$%D

  • Bigfoothunter1#

    Bigfoothunter1 July 1, 2008 5:07:01 PM CEST

    5 stars from me fatrock i am thankful someone has the guts to speak he truth in the mass of lies..

  • Bigfoothunter1#

    Bigfoothunter1 July 1, 2008 5:06:07 PM CEST

    who is the obama lover who can only give 1 star but cannot speak? what no proof saying he a honest good man so in your hate you can oonly rate 1 star hoping people will not see this truth?? speak up mr.1 star person.make yourself known.

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