Slippin’ and a slidin’, peepin’ and a hidin’, won’t be your fool no more.”
Fear and despair are billowing across the US political landscape, due in no small part to nearly three years of President Barack Obama’s soaring jive even as he was breaking promises to millions of jobless, homeless, helpless Americans. Many of us watched, aghast, as Obama repeatedly took careful aim and shot himself in both feet; then, rather than deciding to fight on his knees, began scrambling around on them in a futile search for bipartisanship.
Ain’t gonna happen. Those hoary old Republicans with whom he has strenuously attempted to bond have been around the political block more than once. Most are sexist; homophobic to the core, and racist from the core… on in. They’re absolutely committed to — obsessed with — not only Obama’s failure, but his complete destruction.
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