The given title is a replica of that of a letter by Bob Jacobs which appeared in The Pittsburg-Gazette of February 11, 2020. He attributes it to “the disastrous takeover of this venerable party by globalists, communists, socialists and fascists” now being complete.” He forgot to include anti-Semites.
As Jacobs sees it, the Party has allowed itself to follow the divisive identity politics of the supposedly savvy elitists in the media and academia for the past four decades, starting with its campaign to divide young from old through their ill-advised campaign to tell folks the “Republicans would take away their Social Security, to lying about Republicans taking blacks and women back to the days of slavery, to their constant lies about Republicans exploiting working people.”
He astutely notes that “—-since 2016, the only thing that has kept this party together is its unbelievable hatred for one person, Donald Trump, who in three years has proven to be the only person fighting for everything the Democrat party used to stand for.”
During the “——three years, President Trump has created the best economy any country has ever achieved, with the lowest unemployment rates for black, Hispanics and women ever, with more people working in the U.S. than ever before. ”
In addition thereto, “——he has worked diligently to stop the out-of-control illegal immigration into the country, which has helped reduce the amount of illegal drugs, sex trafficking and diseases brought across our borders.” And while these remarkable “—-achievements have been occurring, the Democrats showed how incredibly incompetent they are by making a total disaster out of a simple Iowa caucus”
And these people desire to run the country? Given that Biden makes some similar claims, Trump should furnish hard copies of the relevant documents.
There is no doubt that Obama has much to do with the chaos which prevails in America today. There is little doubt that, but for the color of his skin, he would not have been crowned President. The expression “fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” is a sure measure of identity politics. It goes to the very heart of socialism and was expressed by Obama, at least once, prior to his election.
In an August 25, 2020 column entitled, “A Demagogue named Barack Obama: His DNC Speech”, Dennis Prager informs us that he accepted his appointment in January, 2009, despite not having voted for him. However, he turned out to be a Black Lives Matter “Light”. Quoting from The Washington Post, Sharpton visited the Obama White House 72 times. This statement alone speaks volumes about the abdominal Obama.
Obama is idolized by liberals and leftists because he was an activist liberal, who love his cool, even-tempered, regal style. When it comes to Leftist Jews, Dennis Prager has aptly named them as “Non-Jewish Jews and non- American Americans”. They represent the estimated 70% who voted for Obama and will do the same for Biden.
One is accustomed to excellence from Prager. In the case of the subject DNC speech, his commentary is truly superb, making it difficult to slice a review. ” Donald Trump hasn’t grown into the job because he can’t.” One can indeed find negative behavioral characteristics in Trump, but Obama’s selectivity in ignoring his many accomplishments “masks a demagoguery that far surpasses our current president.”
Obama: “And the consequences of that failure are severe. 170,000 Americans dead. Millions of jobs gone.” To which, Prager replies as follows:
“America ranks 10th in deaths per million. Are the greater proportion of deaths per million in countries such as Belgium, Spain, the UK, Italy and Sweden the result of corrupt and/or inept leaders? Was President Donald Trump responsible, for example, for the decision made by NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to order nursing homes to accept COVID-19 cases, causing the virus to sweep through the elderly in those facilities, resulting in at least 6,000 deaths [and likely many more than NY is hiding from the official count]?”
Dennis Prager explains how the “millions of jobs gone” re primarily due to lockdowns ordered by state governors and mayors, not the virus. ” Obama’s speech offered very little of substance about the man it was directed against, but it said much about the man who delivered it.”
Charles R. Krauthammer, who regrettably passed away recently, an outstanding American political columnist, was known as a pundit, who won the Pulitzer Prize for a 1987 column in the Washington Post. He is regarded as “one of the highest profile commentators of his generation.”
On YouTube, under the heading, “On the American Mind – A failure to Recognize Evil”, he discusses the decline of the Democrat Party from the days of “Scoop” Jackson up to contemporary times. Speaking about the commencement of decline, when the Party “gave up, was wrong about everything and unable to face up to evil, as it is today.”
For example, “Barak Obama won’t say the words ‘radical Islam’, who won’t identify the enemy and who thinks, he can make some kind of detent, realizing the same physical strain today.
Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Michael Oren has been unfairly criticized for his book, “Ally”. Perhaps those individuals would have a better understanding, were they to read, “How Obama Opened His Heart to the ‘Muslim World'” by Oren, as published by FP on June 19, 2015. It essentially addresses Obama’s naiveté as peacemaker, blinders to terrorism, and alienation of allies.
At commencement, Oren draws attention to the days after Jihadi gunmen slaughtered 11 staffers of the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a policeman, when hundreds of thousands of French people marched in solidarity against Islamic radicalism. Forty-four world leaders joined them, but not President Barack Obama. Neither did his Attorney General at the time, Eric Holder, or Homeland Deputy Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas.
Other terrorists went on to murder four French Jews in a kosher market they deliberately targeted. “Yet Obama described the killers as “vicious zealots who—-randomly shot a bunch of folks in a deli.”Adding to this disgusting assessment, Presidential Press Secretary Josh Earnest explained that the victims died “not because of who they were, but because of where they randomly happened to be.”
Fullest exposition of Obama’s attitude toward Islam, and his personal role in assuaging its adherents, came three months later in Cairo. Advertised by the White House as “President Obama Speaks to the Muslim World,” the speech was delivered to a hall of carefully selected Egyptian students. Indeed, as a reader of the full script, one can fully comprehend Obama’s world view. Essentially, his “view” is one of Islam 1st as opposed to Trump’s America 1st. However, he does not explain how after 4 years of Sunni education, he came to favor Shiite Iran.
National Review: “The Maligning of Israel” by David Pryce-Jones on Jan. 23, 2017, says it all. It addresses Obama’s simplistic reversal of American diplomatic tradition. Pryce-Jones built his reputation on “The Closed Circle- an Interpretation of the Arabs”. Historian Elie Kedourie confirms that Pryce-Jones has been observing the Arab world for many years. Norman Podhoretz similarly notes his long been an indispensable guide to the realities of the Arab world.
Pryce-Jones states that President Obama had taken the dramatic step of dropping the longstanding policy of the United States to support Israel, in favor of the cause of Palestine. “To change Middle East policy in his final days in office suggests that he wanted to hurt Israel in this way but knew he could not have gotten away with it earlier in his presidency.”
Obama recognized the use of the UN to process his strategy. The main thrust of Security Council Resolution 2334 is to assert that Israeli settlements on the West Bank “lack legal validity”. In pursuing this, the US guided by Obama abstained, which in fact, signified approval. Further, behind it, however, is the historic and deeply emotional ordinance that has always driven Muslim conquest and possession, “namely that land once possessed by the House of Islam must be possessed by it forever”.
“Forget negotiating,” writes Khaled Abu Toameh, one of the best-informed and most courageous Palestinian journalists, because Resolution 2334 is “a true defeat to the peace process.” Whether or not they like it, Obama and Kerry have put themselves in the odious position of being accomplices to tyranny. However, Obama would not be able to complete his legacy, as he desired.
President Donald Trump met with Henry Kissinger on 3 occasions to consult him on foreign affairs. This is what he said during one of them:
Kissinger, Dec.18, 2016: Donald Trump is a phenomenon that foreign countries haven’t seen. So, it is a shocking experience to them that he came into office at the same time, extraordinary opportunity. And I believe he has the possibility of going down in history as a very considerable president, because every country now has two things to consider, one, their perception that the previous president or outgoing president, basically withdrew America from international politics, so that they had to make their own assessment of their necessities, and, secondly, that here is a new president who is asking a lot of unfamiliar questions.
And because of the combination of the partial vacuum and the new questions, one could imagine that something remarkable and new emerges out of it. I am not saying it will. I am saying it’s an extraordinary opportunity.
Back on July 28, 2020, Times-Gazette published a letter from Stella Adcock on “Socialists Democrats will Destroy America.” It is highly credible in addressing the vital issues of the day.
“The Democrat-controlled U. S. House of Representatives recently voted to allow illegal aliens to vote in U.S. elections. What is your reaction? Why should they vote in a nation where they are not a citizen? Could I go to France and vote in their elections? No. Democrats will try to win at any cost.”
“What is your reaction to many Democrats (including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren) who have pledged to knock down all border walls if Democrats win the White House in November? The border wall, I feel has saved many American lives during this COVID-19 pandemic. It has stopped many people from entering the country illegally; stopped drugs from entering the country and human trafficking.”
“The day after President Trump was elected in 2016, Democrats started talking about the need to impeach him and remove him from office by any means possible”—–and they “fanned the flames of nationwide riots and looting in hopes this would help seize power on November 3rd election.” Now it appears the Russian hoax never existed.”
” Do you think Democrats are interested in doing what is best for the American people? Or do you think today’s Democrat leaders are more interested in winning political power even if it means destroying America? Socialism will destroy America. It has destroyed many countries abroad.”
Writing in the Wall street Journal of Sep. 23, 2018, Shelby Steele, asks the question, “Why the Left is consumed with hate?” “Even before President Trump’s election, hatred had begun to emerge on the American left—counter intuitively, as an assertion of guilelessness and moral superiority. ”
Steele quotes Madonna at the Women’s March in Washington, ” “I have thought an awful lot of blowing up the White House.”
“How did the American left—conceived to bring more compassion and justice to the world—become so given to hate? It began in the 1960s, when America finally accepted that slavery and segregation were profound moral failings.”
Even, more so, how can one justify its manifestation of outright savagery which pervades the streets of so many US cities governed by Democrat Governors and/or mayors? They clearly are empowered to end it, but refuse to do so. President Trump has volunteered assistance, but they absolute refuse the offer.
” Hatred is a transformative power. It can make the innocuous into the menacing. So it has become a weapon of choice. The left has used hate to transform President Trump into a symbol of the new racism, not a flawed president but a systemic evil. And he must be opposed as one opposes racism, with a scorched-earth absolutism.”
“And then there is the failure of virtually every program the Left has ever espoused—welfare, public housing, school busing, affirmative action, diversity programs, and so on. For the American Left today, the indulgence in hate is a death rattle.”
“For Martin Luther King Jr., hatred was not necessary as a means to power. The actual details of oppression were enough.” But, this is not the way for the contemporary democrat party, whose actions are far from democrat. It would make absolute sense for them to rename the party. A study of Orwell’s famous Animal Farm could offer them the necessary guidance.