July 24, 2008

Well, Maybe Not “Christ” or “the Messiah,” but …

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jim @ 7:59 pm

A commenter (Grow Fins) to this post at Hot Air stated:

ya know, the only people who are claiming Obama is a “messiah” or “Christ” are pundits on the right. It’s a lame joke. Change the record, why don’tcha.

To which another commenter (TheBigOldDog) replied:

Christ? No, but maybe somebody else you know from history. Can you guess who?

* Speeches in stadiums filled with mesmerized, adoring audiences – Check
* An uninspiring background before meteoric rise – Check
* Creates his own new symbols of power – Check
* Associates with racists, hatemongers and violent radicals – Check
* A propaganda machine willing to show him only in the best possible light – Check
* Uses, “glorious leader” style Agitprop posters common in totalitarian nations – Check (see German campaign poster for example)
* Wants Secret Police force – Check
* Somebody powerful people think they can control – Check
* Often dismissed as a light-weight by his opponents – Check
* Seeks to replace God with the State – Check
* People adopting his name as their own – Check
* Inspires adoration art – Check
* Appropriates symbols of past German glory – Check
* Never plans on giving up power – Check (Obama to be president for the next “eight to 10 years”)
* A narcissistic megalomaniac – Check
* Brazenly Takes credit for other people’s accomplishments – Check
* Wants to builds “youth” movement through State service – Check
* Acts as if in power before he is – Check

Sehr interessant, nicht wahr?

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