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Dissecting Obama's Delusional DNC Speech

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Posted By: Magnante, 8/21/2020 8:58:55 AM

Barack Obama's speech at the DNC's misbegotten cyber-convention worked only for those Americans, including most in the media, who paid no serious attention to the eight years of Obama's presidency. (snip) What follows are some of the riffs that I, and likely they, found most entertaining. Obama began by telling us the Constitution "wasn't a perfect document," implying that he would have done better had he been there. (snip) Here was one of my favorite Obama lines: "Joe knows the world, and the world knows him." No one denies that, especially not the Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HotRod 8/21/2020 9:41:39 AM (No. 516486)
I ran across a quote in a book I recently read that fits the democrat mentality perfectly: ''The sadness of evil men is that they believe no truth that does not paint the world in their colors.'' Eric Ambler
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Reply 2 - Posted by: rikkitikki 8/21/2020 9:45:21 AM (No. 516490)
Obama in his speech, and Biden in his campaign, have continued the technique Obama used so effectively to get elected as POTUS...carefully avoid mentioning any specific policy proposals so as to avoid critical review, and conceal true agenda, while allowing his constituents to wishfully project onto him whatever special interest priorities they might hold. And while he's at it, might as well take credit for things he didn't do, and criticize sitting POTUS for things over which he had no control. It's a great tactic, perhaps even brilliant, so long as no one truly holds them accountable. Thanks, Mr. Cashill, for doing so.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 8/21/2020 10:10:54 AM (No. 516519)
I appreciate Jack watching the speech because I don't have the stomach to listen to more lies from The Zero.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hammondb3 8/21/2020 10:19:21 AM (No. 516537)
FTA and from the speech... 'Obama began by telling us the Constitution "wasn't a perfect document," implying that he would have done better had he been there. Its redeeming quality was that it established "a system of representative government — a democracy — through which we could better realize our highest ideals."' See? There it is again. The word DEMOCRACY. And the author did not even CALL him on that lie. Cashill just swallowed that lie, hook, line and sinker.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 8/21/2020 10:41:52 AM (No. 516588)
Ugh! I have never once listened to Ovomit say anything, and now you want me to wade through a dissection of his speech? That'd be like taking a dip in the gut wagon. No thanks!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 8/21/2020 10:52:16 AM (No. 516613)
@#2 - That only works with a compliant media.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: BillW. 8/21/2020 10:56:38 AM (No. 516621)
#1 The problem with that quote is that the very same thing can we said about our side. But, at least, our side loves America and wants it to continue as intended by the founders. The other side hates America and is "working" (a favorite new term of there's) to destroy it. --Vets for Trump 2020
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 8/21/2020 11:58:39 AM (No. 516718)
#4, I guarantee you that Jack knows the difference, but with so many "targets" in The Zero's speech, Jack has to pick and choose. These articles have only so much space allotted. Picking over every falsehood in a speech from The Zero could take months, wall to wall lies.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: mizzmac 8/21/2020 2:01:22 PM (No. 516833)
Must-read please, LUCIANNE!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: moebellini3 8/21/2020 2:21:41 PM (No. 516843)
When 90% of democratic voters are illiterate and brain washed you can get away with anything...
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mathman 8/21/2020 4:06:48 PM (No. 516924)
In Isaac Asimov's first Foundation novel, the people of the Foundation planet make use of a team who analyze text. This team analyzes the "treaty" between the Empire and the Foundation. The treaty concedes no responsibility on the part of the Empire. It is a pity such a semantic team cannot analyze Biden's "speech". He said nothing. I learned in high school that his speech was an example of "glittering generalities". If one makes an assertion, said assertion should be accompanied with an example. The assertion "I bring light" might be demonstrated by an agreement to appear in public on some fixed frequency. The assertion "Trump loves dictators" might be explained by which dictators, and what actions, show this love. The assertion "Trump did nothing about COVID-19" might be followed with specific policies which should have been followed. But no. All we got was spin. And projection. In psychology there is a type of expression called projection, in which the speaker accuses his opponent of the actions he has engaged in. Obama is master of this, but Biden comes close. Clearly Biden thinks he is hot stuff. 47 years of "public service" demonstrate otherwise.
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