A strange thrill was again running up the legs of Chris Matthews in the MSNBC studio, but joining him in tumescence this time listening to the sweet baritone of the Chosen One was Newsweek editor Evan Thomas. As Newsbusters describes it, the two commentators had what grateful women always describe to me as “a religious experience.”
Evan Thomas brought adulation over President Obamaâ€™s Cairo speech to a whole new level on Friday, declaring on MSNBC: “I mean in a way Obamaâ€™s standing above the country, above â€“ above the world, heâ€™s sort of God.”
Thomas, appearing on Hardball with Chris Matthews, was reacting to a preceding monologue in which Matthews praised Obamaâ€™s speech: “I think the President’s speech yesterday was the reason we Americans elected him. It was grand. It was positive. Hopeful…But what I liked about the President’s speech in Cairo was that it showed a complete humility…The question now is whether the President we elected and spoke for us so grandly yesterday can carry out the great vision he gave us and to the world.”
Matthews discussed Obamaâ€™s upcoming speech marking the 65th anniversary of D-Day and compared it to that of Ronald Reagan. He then turned to Thomas and asked: “Reagan and World War II and the sense of us as the good guys in the world, how are we doing?” Thomas replied: “Well, we were the good guys in 1984, it felt that way. It hasn’t felt that way in recent years. So Obamaâ€™s had, really, a different task We’re seen too often as the bad guys. And he â€“ he has a very different job from â€“ Reagan was all about America, and you talked about it. Obama is â€˜we are above that now.â€™ We’re not just parochial, we’re not just chauvinistic, we’re not just provincial.”
Thomas elaborated on Obama as God, patronizingly explaining: “He’s going to bring all different sides together…Obama is trying to sort of tamper everything down. He doesn’t even use the word terror. He uses extremism. He’s all about let us reason together…He’s the teacher. He is going to say, â€˜now, children, stop fighting and quarreling with each other.â€™ And he has a kind of a moral authority that he â€“ he can â€“ he can do that.”
Have they managed to get Thomas and Matthews apart yet? The ooze must have been overwhelming.
Since they’re busy banishing the real God from America, they have to replace Him with someone.
The image of Barack Walking on Water is my copyright. The image is licensed to Nobleworks. I have to have you remove this art – unless you are willing to rebrand the artwork with my name and my website by using photoshop directly on the artwork. Putting a hyperlink will not suffice – that’s how these images get abused on the web in the first place. Be a good guy and do the right thing.
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