Obama’s Uncle was a Commie?!?

May 27, 2008 at 9:49 pm 5 comments


Barack ObamaWell no. Not really.
Barry was just, uhh, confused.

See, normally  when my imaginary boyfriend Barry speaks, sunshine, puppies and happy, shiny smiley faces fly out of his mouth.
But during a speech this Memorial Day he was spittin’ Jew every  whichaway!!

OH MY!!

Oh yes!
Seems The People’s Prince was absent the day they taught a certain part of World War II history.
Pity that cause there would be one BIG Ol’ half of MY family who would love to give him some thankful Jewish lovin’ for settin’ our people free … if only it weren’t a big ol’ lie verbal misunderstanding.

Beautiful Barry wove his fantastical tale of truly unbelievable patriotism before an invitation-only crowd at in southern New Mexico where he spoke about an unnamed uncle who was part of the American brigade that liberated Auschwitz.

::: EEEEERRRRRCCCCKKKKKK!!! :::

Yeah … seems the speechwriter family historian forgot that it was a group of Soviets who, on January 27, 1945, entered the deathcamp and set free more than 7,000 remaining prisoners.

::: Maybe Barry’s folks were there earlier and just couldn’t fit everyone into the Humvee?? Ya think?? :::

He said the apparently untrue ‘family legend’ being twisted to suit this specific event for the explicit purpose of garnering political support is that, upon returning from war, his uncle spent six months in an attic.

“Now obviously, something had really affected him deeply, but at that time there just weren’t the kinds of facilities to help somebody work through that kind of pain,” Obeautiful said as he segued into a clever buncha words about his support for the GI Bill.

“In World War II we didn’t have the concept of post-traumatic stress syndrome.”

::: I guess they didn’t have stairs up to the attic either :::

“People had to basically handle it on their own.” he explained. “That’s why this idea of making sure that every single veteran, when they are discharged, are screened for post-traumatic stress disorder and given the mental health services that they need – that’s why it’s so important.”

And with that all was good and right with the world because, once again, the muddled message did, indeed, have a bigger meaning.

::: Ahhhh, sooooooothing Barrrrrrryyyyyy :::

You know, the side of me in love with Barry the idea of real, true, pure hope in the possibility of real, true, pure change wants to give him the benefit of the doubt on this one and agree that, you know, if one of my family members came back from what will be his third tour-of-duty in Iraq and told us all how his unit freed the people of Darfur … well, I too would want to get my delusional relative the much-needed help they so rightly deserved — just like my daydream believer!

Well, all of that except … well … ALL of that, goddammit!!

Yeah, see, I don’t think I’d use a made-up family ‘memory’ to curry election-year favor with voters only marginally in tune with my message. But hey, I’m not a politician. They have to lie to get elected … even Mr. Obeautiful himself, it seems.

But damn lover! Did you have to go to the land of Pandermonium so soon?!?

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5 Comments

  • 1. lojah  |  May 28, 2008 at 12:11 am

    Good stuff. Who is this clown?

  • 2. Hanlon  |  May 28, 2008 at 12:27 am

    You might want to follow up on this story. As I linked on my site, his story was 100% accurate, he just slipped and said “Auschwitz” instead of “Ohrdruf”. The WaPo even listed the name of the relative Obama was referring to.

  • 3. lifeisacookie  |  May 28, 2008 at 11:17 am

    Nice to know Hanlon — I’m very (very) glad it was at least partially true.
    But I’m still more than a teensy bit ahntoisht (on my father’s side) by the fact that it was so easy for him to make such a huge verbal faux pas – and trust me when I say that I’m not alone.
    I lurrrve me some Barry! He’s a gitte neshomah, no one denies that, but I think this one deserves more than an oopsie.
    Farshtaist?

  • 4. Type Writer  |  May 28, 2008 at 3:14 pm

    Look at Cookie getting all Driving-Miss-Daisy on us… Oy vey 🙂

  • 5. lifeisacookie  |  May 28, 2008 at 6:35 pm

    ha!


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