Wednesday, September 21, 2011

CNN Columnist: Obama has "Transformed into Superman"

CNN, like the rest of the Main Stream Media, likes to pretend that they do not have a liberal bias.  Everyone knows they do, but they simply stick their fingers in their ears and mumble "no we don't" over and over again.

Gloria Borger, in an odd op-ed that doesn't particularly seem to make a point, now states that President Obama has somehow "transformed... from the mild-mannered Clark Kent into, well, Superman."  No liberal bias, huh?

The piece's main gist is this:  evil "Republicans" went against "liberals" and "the rest of us" by demanding spending cuts, while refusing to raise taxes.  President Obama's speech this week "transformed" him from an average person into Superman because he began to "play the game."  Or something like that.  Quite frankly, it's hard to say what Ms. Borger is really talking about, because at one moment she calls Mr. Obama Superman, and the next she says "the rest of us" (who "the rest of us" are, she never specifies) are waiting for the real Superman.

Either way, Ms. Borger says that Obama transformed or something, but his speech was "politics."  And yet, "the rest of us" (once again, undefined), cannot "really fault the White House for playing politics with Republicans who have refused to cut the big deals."

Well, I can and I bet a lot of "us" can.  I don't know who the "rest of us" are, but I bet most can find fault with a President politicking.  Even Ms. Borger says it's only "politics," that it's "not intellectually satisfying," and it may not get through Congress.  I can see three huge faults right there, Ms. Borger.  You may want to read your own piece.
President Obama?
Ms. Borger ends her piece, writing:
So he joined the game [again, what's with this game?]. Maybe it's the opening salvo, and maybe something will come of this kabuki. But there is a final calculation here: if nothing comes out of the supercommittee, the president would be less damaged than the Congress.

As for the rest of us, we're still Waiting for Superman. The real one.
But I thought Obama was Superman.  You said it yourself just a few paragraphs ago.

This is one of the worst pieces of garbage that I've ever read on CNN.  And I've been reading (occasional) articles on CNN for some time.

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  1. Does this mean if we drop a great big chunk of kryptonite in his lap he'll be helpless?

  2. What Ms. Borger is saying is that she, like Peggy Noonan and other liberal females, has been all wet in the crotch and wants to "go Black." Sorry Glo, he's just not into you. Maybe you could give Mike Tyson a call, though. He might be interested.

  3. Obama is superman? Umm. I think i'm going to vomit now.

  4. I beleive Obamas kryptonite is capitalism.