I never thought I'd have this in common with Michelle Obama, but I'm not feeling so proud of my country this morning; the painful truth is that every member of Congress was elected by American voters. And now, with lots of assistance from our chosen representatives, we're committing societal suicide.
See Michelle Malkin for the eight most-wanted for selling out taxpayers. Namely:
- Mary Bono Mack (202) 225-5330
- Mike Castle (202) 225-4165
- Mark Kirk (202) 225-4385
- Leonard Lance (202) 225-5361
- Frank LoBiondo (202) 225-6572
- John McHugh (202) 225-4611
- Dave Reichert (202) 225-7761
- Chris Smith(NJ) (202) 225-3765
Thanks to all of the above (and many more) for delivering our property and liberty into the hands of Frank, Pelosi, Waxman and other assorted unconvicted felons. Free rein/reign over the American economy makes it that much easier for them to stuff their pockets with taxpayer dollars and bribes.
While we're at it, way to go, American voters, for electing such a cool president. In your addled celebrity-worship-warped minds, coolness is all. A culture that adores the famous for being famous because fame confers coolness is a sitting duck for the likes of Obama, whose image fits so perfectly into the template of contemporary cool. (And a tip of the hat to our msm, too, without whom none of this would be possible.)
How fitting that images of another great example of coolness, unconvicted child-molester/freakazoid Michael Jackson, should be everywhere right now. Only an ailing culture would fall all over itself for a performer who, at his peak (before the extreme self-mutilation), defined himself by his artificiality. It was evident in his dance moves, in his over-produced sound, and in the silly pseudo-uniforms he wore. Eventually artificiality bloomed into bizarre unnaturalness. A healthy culture would have averted its eyes from a man so overwhelmed with self-hatred. But we're suffering from cultural arrested development and have developed a taste for self-destruction. Get ready for multiple tell-all books from the inner circle (time to cash in!) that will curl your hair, and endless tributes that gloss over his pervitude.
While I'm being judgmental, this disgusted me, too: First lady Michelle Obama brought her two little girls (and her retinue, natch) to a Beyonce concert. The girls are eight and not quite eleven years old.
Beyonce told Vogue Magazine shortly after that Michelle Obama said she was a role model for her girls.Hmm. Two thoughts: this isn't about Beyonce and how cool this is for her; and yes, it's pretty scary.
"She told me she was very happy that her girls have someone like me to look up to," Beyonce said then of Sasha and Malia. "And I'm like, 'Oh, my God.' You have to feel fortunate to be one of the people whom parents don't mind their children looking up to. The older I get, the more I think about the amount of influence I have on these young girls, and it's scary sometimes. But I also understand how lucky I am to have that."
Using Beyonce as a role model for our daughters is beyond me. Her highly sexualized style of performing isn't the stuff I'd choose to nourish the minds and imaginations of my girls. I think Michelle is setting a lousy parenting example here. (I was going to link to some vintage Beyonce but I decided it constituted a near occasion of sin.)
Back to politics; our hopes now rest in the arms of that august body, the US Senate, under the leadership of Harry Reid and its various sterling members.
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Cross-posted in the Green Room.
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