As Barack Obama sat in Hawaii, placidly munching on shaved ice with his daughters, the, uh, liberal media was at work on an important question: Is Obama the Antichrist? This question, posed on Friday by CNN, surely marks the pinnacle in the liberal media's campaign to expose the *real* truth about Barack Obama. Here, they have reached the mountaintop. It's all downhill from now because, as character assassinations go, one simply cannot top the Antichrist. That's the good news.
The bad news is that, the same Americans who voted Bush, Cheney & Co. into office (not once, but twice) are the same Americans who will be pondering the Antichrist question over the next few days. The same Americans who vigorously flapped their wings over a 1" flag pin -- yet who have spent the past 7 years utterly indifferent to the dismantling and desecration of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights -- will be deciding, for themselves, the answer to the Antichrist question. The same Americans to whom all the evidence has been presented (that the war in Iraq is for oil -- not WMDs, not Osama bin Laden, not 9-11), are the same Americans who perversely still support this ungodly war that has killed and maimed hundreds-of-thousands of innocent men, women and children in Iraq. That these are the same Americans who will be choosing our next president, is bad news indeed. Or maybe not.
It is worth mentioning, that some people have theorized that CNN intentionally orchestrated the Antichrist-question to reinforce the theme of McCain's recent ad, titled, "The One." While we are indifferent to this theory, CNN's Antichrist hijinks do stand as evidence to our own theory: The media coverage of Obama has been little more than an underhanded dart game, waged by hollow puppet heads, orchestrated by fools drunk on power and money. That this game has served to discredit Obama, while validating the campaign of the most feeble and incompetent presidental candidate this country has ever seen, does speak of higher purposes.
Will the McMedia's Antichrist dart stick and draw blood as effectively as the flag pin issue did? Or, better still, will this be the hoped-for coup de grâce to Obama's campaign? Nah. This election will be decided on a passing whim, depending entirely on which way the wind happens to be blowing, come November 4th. If we've learned anything over the past seven years, it's that most Americans don't really care about America. If they did, they wouldn't have stood silent to the wholesale rape of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the economy, the environment, the planet, the moral conscience of our country.... Yeah, but we're busy, we're tired, we're distracted, we're broke and, besides, this stuff is depressing. A whim is all it takes. Come November 4th, whoever can promise the likes of a $36 gas holiday, will be carried on America's shoulders, all the way to the White House. Besides, if Americans really, really cared about the Antichrist, they would have long since dethroned him.