Thursday, September 10, 2009

The Speech of Dissidence

President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress last night to campaign for health care reform.

The speech was a verbose and pompous one; filled with partisan attacks, vague generalities and paradoxical subject matter.

One of his most ambivalent "facts" was the sheer number of uninsured individuals in this country. Last night he set it at 30 million; a mere three weeks ago at one of his town hall meetings it was more than 46 million.

Obama delivered more of the same empty rhetoric that the public has become accustomed to these past nine months, playing the typical GOP blame game and talking up all the problems he inherited from his predecessor.

The President acknowledged his plan has "...some details to be ironed out". This provided one of the most amusing moments of the night when it was followed by roaring laughter from Republicans.

Throughout Obama's act, it was blatantly obvious that he was angry and bitter at his falling poll numbers. He looked on with scorn and animosity when he addressed the right side of the aisle and engaged in petty, campaign warfare tactics.

The contradictions ran aplenty last night. The truth is Obama has neither the facts nor the record to support his absurd socialized health care.

This prompted Rep. Joe Wilson to exclaim "you lie!" when Obama said illegal immigrants would not receive health benefits. Mr. Wilson now finds himself in the spotlight as a rallying point for on-the-fence Dems. Any liberal who doubted Obama's plan up until last night will now support it out of spite for Mr. Wilson and the GOP.

The Kennedy eulogy was blasphemous and unethical, as was having Teddy's widow seated beside Mrs. Obama while her husband's body has hardly been returned to the ground.

The shot of Biden holding back water works was a nice touch. Pelosi tried her best to force a cry but unfortunately due to her numerous face lifts and excessive botox injections her tear ducts are now at her elbows.

This address did nothing to "recenter" the debate as was its intention. The details were not revealed and people's fears were not put to rest.

This was a speech that did not require a joint session of Congress. It was so hateful and divisive that it could have been given to the Democrat Caucus alone.


Anonymous said...

Anyone is allowed to make an argument and has a right to their own opinion. However, you will look like a fool if you make certain claims without proper evidence. Read, educate yourself, and most importantly LOOK AT THE DATA.

Ted said...

You are so wrong! I have never seen such a racist remark from you. You will stand up against the black man running our country. Regardless of what his objective is. Shame on you GOP.

Anonymous said...

obamacare has so many hidden pitfalls for the country that it is downright scary to think of where we could be in the coming decades if this thing comes to fruitition. Good work cassanova.

michele said...

If you want to disagree then disagree, Ted, but before throwing out words like racist please explain exactly what your objection is. Are we no longer allowed to disagree with this President? All those free speech advocates a few years ago that loved to bash Bush have suddenly embraced patriotism and don't like dissent. Make up your mind. Excellent and spot on as usual Casanova!