From The New York Post comes this brief montage:
You can find that video at the end of an excellent takedown by John Podhoretz. He calls out our creepy (and possibly-Muslim-Brotherhood-fellow-traveler) President. Mr. Obama seems hell-bent on having us die at the hands of terrorists while he intones platitudes. Seemingly a part of the Muslim Brotherhood plan to have us “sabotag[e] our miserable house”, Obama’s wash-rinse-repeat determination to make us the fall guys for these terror attacks is, as Podhoretz says, “disgusting”. Exactly the correct word for BHO’s immoral lack of leadership throughout all the slayings (terrorist and otherwise) we’ve witnessed since he took office. Not to mention his cravenly echoing silence as the stacks of his dead homies pile up in Chiraq.
Mr. Podhoretz opens his opinion piece with the terrorist’s phone call to the police during the course of his obscene massacre (the links are in the original):
Omar Mateen called the cops to pledge his fealty to ISIS as he was carrying out his mass murder in Orlando early Sunday. Twelve hours later, the president of the United States declared that “we have no definitive assessment on the motivation” of Omar Mateen but that “we know he was a person filled with hate.”
So I guess the president thinks Mateen didn’t mean it?
Here again, and horribly, we have an unmistakable indication that Obama finds it astonishingly easy to divorce himself from a reality he doesn’t like — the reality of the Islamist terror war against the United States and how it is moving to our shores in the form of lone-wolf attacks.
He called it “terror,” which it is. But using the word “terror” without a limiting and defining adjective is like a doctor calling a disease “cancer” without making note of the affected area of the body — because if he doesn’t know where the cancer is and what form it takes, he cannot attack it effectively and seek to extirpate it.
So determined is the president to avoid the subject of Islamist, ISIS-inspired or ISIS-directed terrorism that he concluded his remarks with an astonishing insistence that “we need the strength and courage to change” our attitudes toward the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Mr. Podhoretz goes on to discuss how much our “attitudes” have changed and how we don’t need lectures from the likes of BHO.
The whole thing is worth your time.
His final summation reflects what so many people are saying:
…we do need change — and fortunately for us, it’s constitutionally mandated change. It’s the change required by the 22nd Amendment — the change that will compel Barack Obama to leave the White House on Jan. 20, 2017, after completing his second term with America less safe than it was when he took office.
He doesn’t say who it is that should follow Obama into the Oval Office. As a GOPe conservative — and in his role as editor of Commentary magazine, at least passively part of the cabal against Diana West — one has to ponder who it is Mr. Podhoretz has in mind as Obama’s successor? Maybe he is changing his spots? One can hope.
Whatev…this timely excoriation of BHO’s obscene pandering is sufficient to the moment. ’Twill do.