Where’s the outrage?
Given what Barack Obama is doing to the Constitution,the economy and our future,the American people should be up in arms (metaphorically speaking,civility-hysterics take note). Citizens should be marching on Washington with pitchforks and flaming brands in hand (also a metaphor). Every city should see demonstrations to make the most raucous Tea Party rally look like Sunday night in Pierre,South Dakota.
Instead,it’s a mental fog as usual. Hey,the unemployment rate is now (barely) below 9 percent! Wasn’t that a cold winter? Gee,I wonder what zany,drug-induced thing Charlie Sheen will do next?
So,while America burns,we fiddle with our iPhones and talk about the upcoming HBO series about vampire bootleggers and Borgias duking it out in Camelot.
Other than Tea Party activists,the public seems supremely unperturbed by Obama’s relentless assault on America. The president’s March 21-27 approval rating was 45 percent. At the same point in their first terms,Clinton’s approval rating was only three points higher – Reagan’s three points lower. Both were re-elected,you may recall.
It’s true that since Obama occupied the White House,his party’s stock has taken a nose-dive – a net loss of 9 governorships,7 Senate seats,and 60 House seats. But there’s no guarantee that trend will continue.
The leader of the party that whines incessantly about the influence of money in politics has announced he’ll spend $1 billion to win re-election….