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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Is Obama Intentionally Driving Republicans Crazy?

In his new column, “Obama’s Long Game,” Gene Lyons suggests that making Republicans act insane may actually be part of President Obama’s plan:

If anything, Obama’s GOP political rivals have gone even further off the deep end. Mitt Romney has this passage in his stump speech where he all but accuses the president of being a communist.

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  • Jim Groom

    Obama certainly does not have to work very hard to accomplish that outcome. The GOP’ers are doing that to themselves. This years crop of candidates have proven themselves over and over again so out of touch with the reality of American life today. The refusal to accept the fact that the country was laid waste before Obama came into office and their insistence that the slow recovery is somehow due to new polices is astounding.

    ‘There is a cult of ignorance in the U.S., and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nutured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge”.’

    I wish those words were mine, but they belong to Isaac Azimov.