Obama’s SOTU ~ worse than a porn convention

It’s nice to read top class invective. It’s not always easy to punch out a truly snarling message with concision and a sense of humour. Here is Kevin D Williamson of NRO, a great writer describing a not-so-great event, Barack’s latest State of the Union address. Read the whole article:

The annual State of the Union pageant is a hideous, dispiriting, ugly, monotonous, un-American, un-republican, anti-democratic, dreary, backward, monarchical, retch-inducing, depressing, shameful, crypto-imperial display of official self-aggrandizement and piteous toadying, a black Mass during which every unholy order of teacup totalitarian and cringing courtier gathers under the towering dome of a faux-Roman temple to listen to a speech with no content given by a man with no content, to rise and to be seated as is called for by the order of worship — it is a wonder they have not started genuflecting — with one wretched representative of their number squirreled away in some well-upholstered Washington hidey-hole in order to preserve the illusion that those gathered constitute a special class of humanity without whom we could not live.

It’s the most nauseating display in American public life — and I write that as someone who has just returned from a pornographers’ convention.

I like that last line.

Where's Barack?
Where’s Barack?
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