Saturday, 23 May 2009

Obamawatch: Behold! The Incredible Gift for Doublespeak!



Obama condemns undemocratic excesses of the Bush regime in one breath and then calls for executive powers for 'indefinite, prolongued detention' without trial or even, a crime having been yet committed! You have to hand it to the guy - his gift for deception is utterly confounding! If Bush had said this there'd have been uproar. Obama said it and people are like, "Fair enough."

Obama was chosen as THE man to sell something to Americans that Americans would never have hitherto accepted - namely - the suspension of democracy and the rule of law. Incredible!

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