Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Great American Political Party Switcheroo

At some point in recent history, the Democrats became the party of the rich and the Republicans became the party of the poor.

Or, as the they are "affectionately" known to NatPo opiner Terry Glavin, "hillbillies and hayseeds":
The penny has got to drop at some point, even among the self-aggrandizing galaxy of A-list celebrities, Democracy Now pundits and Daily Show guests that constitute what is derisively known as America’s liberal elite. What we’re seeing is the fruit of all their years of cultivating contempt and mockery of the hillbillies and the hayseeds that are too stupid to be in thrall of the genius U.S. President Barack Obama. That abandoned mass of Americans is now Trump’s base, and the worst and most cunning of the racists and xenophobes among them are now exacting their revenge. 
No hillbilly, hayseed, racist or xenophobe--or, for that matter, Donald Trump fan--am I. But even I can see that "that abandoned mass of Americans" is revolted by the Washington double standard which sees a Republican president chased out of office for a two-bit break-in while a Democrat who flouts the law multiple times, compromises America's security to a terrifying degree, and then lies about it all, gets to "crack the glass" ceiling during a Philadelphia coronation.

In other words: It's the corruption, stupid.

That and the observable truth that the Left is running the country into the ground while ignoring the jihad.

Update: Another part of the switcheroo (as if the Dems and GOPers have underdone some sort of political Freaky Friday)--the donkeys are now sunny and optimistic, a la Ronald Reagan, and the elephants are now woebegone and malaise-y, a la Jimmy Carter.

Update: Obama says, "We don't fear the future--we shape it."
Yes, but his kind of "shaping" makes a mess of things and empowers all the wrong people (i.e. Leftists whose lust for power is unslakable).

Update: Democrats claim patriotism, God and American exceptionalism at convention

A White House Built By Slaves...and a Lifestyle Funded by Them

Considering her free and easy spending habits, Michelle Obama's victimhood mentality, writes Daniel Greenfield, is at odds with her Marie Antoinette-ish way of life: 
Michelle’s house, her luxurious lifestyle, is built by taxpaying slaves who are forced to turn over their money to fund her pleasures. She spent more money on one night in Morocco than the average American family will see in five years.  
In Dublin, Michelle Obama and her entourage took a sightseeing trip that cost over $250,000. Michelle's people bought up 30 rooms at the five-star Shelbourne Hotel while she stayed in the Princess Grace Suite which has more living space than most American homes. The Shelbourne Hotel wasn't built by slaves. But it was funded by them. So are all of her jaunts, excursions and parties. 
When she shops around Paris and then flies over to London in a 757 to see the sights in London, her slaves pick up the tab. When she and her husband decide to fly out for a “date” to New York while the city is shut down, it’s her slaves in the big city watching the motorcade pass who have to pay for it. Their Africa trip cost millions. American slaves paid for it with their blood, sweat and toil.  
Maintaining the Obama lifestyle cost $1.4 billion a few years ago. It’s unknown what it costs today.
No worries. Once "Louis" and "Marie" have embarked on the next chapter of life, they can get tips from the Clintons on how to establish one of those "save the poor/fund our lavish lifestyle" foundations.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Dear Pope Francis: What's WRONG With You?

Yesterday, an elderly priest in Normandy was decapitated by a jihadi already known to police. Upon completing his gruesome feat, the jihadi screamed the age-old Islamic war cry, whereupon French police opened fire and dispatched him to the great jihadi cat house in the sky (or, more likely, to the eternal flames of Hell).

Today, the head of the Holy Roman Catholic Church says there's definitely a war going on--but it isn't a religious one.

So what gives with this pope? Why the refusal to see the jihad that's plain as day (and red as blood)?

To put it succinctly: why is he such a craven dhimmi?

Update: Joseph Klein says the pope is "delusional."

Bill Calls Hillary "The Best Darn Change Maker I Know"--And He Doesn't Mean It Ironically!

At first, I thought he was referring to her ability to hand back change from a $50 bill a la an experienced Walmart cashier. Because, thought I, he couldn't possibly be giving props to that other sort change-making--say the "changes" she wrought in Libya and Benghazi, or the way she "changed" (or rather finagled) her emails when she was Obama's Sec'y of State.

At least, he couldn't be saying it without his tongue implanted firmly in his cheek.

Could he?

Then again, since the Left seems to live in its own little Candide-eque bubble, one in which French priests aren't being decapitated by known jihadis and all's right with the world so long as there's a Democrat in the White House, Bill, who is looking more and more corpse-like these day, must have been (you should pardon the pun) dead serious.

As a special treat, here's Leonard Bernstein, who was big into the "Radical Chic" of his day (the radical chic of ours having "evolved" into Black Lives Matter) conducting his own composition--and the perfect choice for the 2016 Democrats' theme song:

Election

It's a big deal that Hill'ry's a chick.
"She's cracked the glass ceiling"--that's their shtick.
And that's great, as Bill says,
(If you want as your prez
A superannuated Tracy Flick.)

American University Campuses Offer Lots of "Safe Spaces"--Unless You're Jewish

And, no surprise, a plethora of Jew-hate and a paucity of free speech seem to go hand-in-hand.

"One of the Attackers, 19-Year-Old Adel Kermiche, Was a Local Man Who Was Known to Intelligence Services Ater His Failed Bids to Reach Syria to Wage Jihad"

They should have let him go. If they had, there's a good chance he would now be dead--or as good as dead--over in Syria, and the French priest he slaughtered (while wearing the electronic ankle bracelet that was somehow supposed to render him non-threatening) would still be alive.

"The Real Hillary Clinton" Is...Selina Meyer!

That's the revelation that struck me when I read this:
The real Hillary Clinton requires people to pose before she steps into the picture so they don’t waste her time. The real Hillary Clinton laughed at the thought of a rapist beating a child into a coma and then getting off. The real Hillary Clinton has never met a charity she didn’t steal from. The real Hillary Clinton dislikes people and has her assistant elbow them out of the way.
The big difference here, of course: Selina Meyer, as horrible as she is, is a fictional president. The specter of a Hillary presidency, alas, is all too real.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Guess Which "Progressive" Actress Thinks HIllary Is "Worse Than Trump"?

It's die-hard Saundersnista Susan Sarandon, who brought her resting bitch face to Hillary's coronation.

Gee, Thanks, Hank

Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson has now apologized for comparing Israeli settlers to termites.

Worst. Wedding Venue. EVER

Now taking bookings for your swanky nuptials (and other celebrations)--the Seventh Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania:
It’s also a popular venue for graduation parties and wedding receptions, complete with buffets and barbecues, as well as summer camps for children who enjoy the elaborate treasure hunts around the premises. 
Most of the visitors are unaware that they are playing, dining and celebrating at a former concentration camp.
In 1941, thousands of Jews were imprisoned, starved and finally massacred by Lithuanian Nazi collaborators at the Seventh Fort in what was then the largest mass killing in the country’s history. The complex is believed to be the first concentration camp located on territory that Nazi Germany conquered following its eastward invasion. 
Even by the unfortunate commemorative standards in Eastern Europe — where many Jewish cemeteries and Holocaust sites have been damaged or neglected — the Seventh Fort is unusual for its erasure of the recent past. ...
Do you get the feeling that the Lithuanians would not be unhappy to do 1941 all over again?