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March 04, 2008

Hopes for Barack; Worries About Barack

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Software genius Marc Andreessen meets Barack Obama and comes away with a good feeling about him. Steve Sailer worries that an Obama presidency will mean a lot more involvement in baffling Kenyan politics than we have now.



UPDATE: FWIW, my feelings about day-to-day-style American politics: All politicians are guilty until proven innocent, which never happens. Nine out of ten times, nothing really needs to be done. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, and take it for granted that you'll be amazed, appalled, and horrified anyway. Here's a posting where I summed up my thoughts about American politics circa 2004. I can't see that a lot has changed since.

UPDATE 2: Charlotte Allen wonders what makes women scream for and swoon over Barack.

posted by Michael at March 4, 2008


I don't know much about Obama, other than what I've read at Steve Sailer's site. He had a Woodstock type white woman for a mother, that's for sure. You know the type... screwing black men for the great commie cause.

You can't really hold that against a guy. He didn't have any choice in that.

I am willing to auction off my presidential vote. In return for a guarantee that the endless whining, bitching and ranting about oppression, sexism, racism, etc. will cease if Obama is elected, I will pledge to vote for an Obama/Clinton ticket.

Now there's something to inspire hope in the hardest of hearts. Imagine a world in which sainted victims of oppression stop their bitching! We can do it if we try!

Posted by: Shouting Thomas on March 4, 2008 9:15 AM

"screwing black men for the great commie cause." I like that. Puts it into greater perspective.

However, I really think conservatives should bite the bullet here and support Obama. Why? Because we have no dog in this fight. With the economy going over a cliff and social security looming out of the darkness, this next administration is not going to be fun. Throw in a reckless foreign policy, bake well, and you have the recipe for Catastrophe a la Mode. And who would get the credit? Obama! My apologies to liberals who have the silly idea that we should all "come together". Right.

Posted by: Bob Grier on March 4, 2008 10:53 AM

"Marc Andreessen meets Barack Obama" reminds me of an old friend who, on a visit to the States, had a chance to meet and talk to Senator John F Kennedy. He was impressed that the Senator would make time for a British nobody, he was impressed by his charm and his evident interest in what my friend had to say, and he was impressed by the qualtiy of his advisors. My friend likes to tell the story, and then end it with "so it was a disappointment that he proved such a poor President".

Posted by: dearieme on March 4, 2008 11:50 AM

Silly white women STILL like the idea of a man, but the reality is somewhat less than their expectations. Soi-distant guys like Obama, soothingly saying all the right things, are perfect; as we're beginning to see, however, the reality really isn't.

Black women, on the other hand, have no illusions about their boyz...

Posted by: Brutus on March 5, 2008 7:56 AM

Not only will things not get better racially under an Obama administration, the race industry will go into overdrive. Oh, and America will bleed for Africa.

Posted by: ricpic on March 5, 2008 2:14 PM

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