When you look up in the sky and can’t distinguish the debris in the air from storm-tossed little birds, you know it’s about to get ugly.
The electoral map this morning was even less reassuring.
I turned on my computer, maybe for the last time this week, once the power goes out, and learned…
I learned that if Romney gets elected he is just going to let polar bears and sick people die.
What’s sad about this video is not the astonishing creep factor or the incredibly depressing lyrics, brought to you by the very beacon of hope and change, but the fact that children are singing them, and that they are blaming YOU.
The tactic of exploiting children’s innocence is nothing new to desperate political campaigns. As we’ve seen before, scare tactics can be very effective. For instance, everyone remembers the name Barry Goldwater, not for anything he actually did, of course, but for this.
Thanks to the Lyndon B. Johnson campaign.
My question — and I suppose I will know the answer a little over a week from now — is do you think the president is digging himself a deeper hole with these recent adds, or will enough people actually be swayed to reelect the man because of them? If it turns out to be the latter, then I’m really scared for our future.
If the latter fails to come true, I’ll post a video of myself singing this:
(Just kidding… )(Maybe…)