Skip to comments.A Sister Souljah Moment for Obama: Defend Chick-fil-A
Posted on 07/27/2012 4:59:13 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
It's no secret that things are not going well for the Obama campaign. The President has been forced to veer to the left on gay marriage, immigration and a host of issues to shore up his base. ....
The fact remains that this is a center-right country and if you're a Democratic president who appears beholden to the left, you're in trouble. If you want to reassure voters, you have to establish your independence. ....
Obama could really use a Sister Souljah moment of his own -- and he's got an opportunity for one staring him right in the face: The President should to ride to the defense of Chick-fil-A. ...
Let's list the ways this would be good for Obama:
He reassures socially conservative, blue collar "bitter clinger" Democrats that he's not afraid to take on the cultural elite and defend those who are being pilloried for adhering to their cultural and religious traditions. ....
Defending the Chick-fil-A CEO's right to express his religious beliefs without his business suffering legal consequences would blunt some of the criticism he's been getting from Catholics and evangelicals who are hopping mad over Obamacare's birth control and abortion mandates.
He can defend Cathy without making his sudden same-sex marriage flip-flop seem even more disingenuous. ...
By coming out in support of Chick-fil-A, Obama could gently criticize Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Alderman for persecuting Chick-fil-A. That way, he can distance himself from the sleazy Chicago machine politics of his early career that many people still associate him with.
He can use this to reinvigorate his campaign with a genuinely postive theme -- bringing people together. ....
(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...
One, Nobama would never criticize Rahm. Two, Nobama is the epitome of "Chicago Politics" - always has been, always will be.
President Soetoro has no credibility.
It doesn’t matter what he does any more.
He does have to be careful, as the message might come out something like “When I am it here on the road (AF1 at closed airports, entire luxury hotels), there’s nothin’ I like better than having’ me some fried chicken, from ts here Chick-a-fil something. I mean it, I’m just like any of you (secret service, go kick tht proterster’s ass for me).”
Here’s what I find very interesting about this entire Chick-fil-A thing.
One, the guy never said anything of the such about gays in his establishment or employment in his company.
Two, no one has come out and questioned the “tolerance” being demonstrated by the so-called “party of tolerance”.
Three, I find it really interesting that the gays have not even uttered a word in regard to this whole thing - an issue totally made up by the libtards. Makes me wonder what 900 lb gorilla they are attempting to hide in the corner.
STOP it with the Sister Souljah Moment...
ALmost nobody remembers what that is all about..
A better example must be used..
You know to express the thought..
ONLY a few republicans remember this.. and not many of them..
If it was, we'd have a major center-right party. What we've got is a hard-left party and a centrist party that pretends it's a center-right party.
We have to admit that even though a strong majority of patriotic Americans hold center-right to conservative values, these people are being undermined by the present system, and we have to look outside that system if we are going to survive.
Then again, maybe not....
Here's the problem - no one's going to believe him. And we don't want him on our side because we don't believe him either - and it opens up the door for rumors about Obama's gay lifestyle... Not gonna happen...
Why should Romney (or Obama, for that matter) get involved in this at all? A private citizen who owns a private company said something very tame in an interview and the Pink Mafia is screeching about it. The American people will vote with their wallets. The cities whose mayors condemned the position of the private citizen are not Federal territory.
It would be like the President commenting on local law enforcement controversies or his opinion of rap stars or his picks for the NCAA tournament—pointless and beneath the position of the office.
I hear what you’re saying about assumptions that this is a center-right country.
But, the liberals start from the position that we are a liberal country, and that liberal values, whatever they are, should prevail. And as the liberal ideology promotes big government, we know that liberals will use the full force of government to impose their views on all of us.
“It would be like the President commenting on local law enforcement controversies . . .”
That would be acting stupid, but, hey, let’s talk about it over a Budweiser and a Blue Moon.
It would be a masterstroke. And he would not have to trash Rahm but be very soft about the Chicago situation. But it’s not gonna happen.
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