Brooks: Man, these Democrats really love abortion, don’t they?

posted at 8:41 am on September 5, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Do they ever.  Until the Democratic convention got into prime time, speaker after speaker went to the podium to hail the Democratic Party sacrament, to the point that one would have thought that the source of most woes in America was an epidemic of conception, rather than say, oh, jobs.  The focus shifted a little when primetime coverage began, but by that time I’d dozed off.

I wasn’t the only one to notice that my prediction for Abortion-Palooza had come true.  New York Times columnist David Brooks told PBS that his one “cavil” was that voters want to hear about jobs and the economy, not taxpayer-subsidized abortion on demand:

“You know, you’re electing someone — we’re going to spend four more years with these people — and after this speech, I think a lot of people will say, ‘Yeah, I think I kind of do,’” Brooks said.

“The one cavil I will have … is this speech has — [it] reinforces something we’ve heard all night, which was how much the crowd goes crazy and how passionate they are about abortion and gay marriage and the social issues. And tonight has been about that.

“And to me it should have been a lot more about economics, growth, and debt. And that better be the job of day two and day three because they did not do it here.”

That’s not a “cavil,” it’s a legitimate — and inescapable — observation. Brooks seemed mighty pleased to have stumped the PBS panel with that word, but he chose it poorly. The point of an incumbent’s convention is to demonstrate the progress made on issues that matter to voters and assume the high ground over one’s opponent. It’s difficult to see how Democrats could have made Barack Obama more irrelevant and small last night.

Because I fell asleep on the program, I missed Michelle Obama’s speech, which seems to have been very well received (I read it this morning instead).  But even the First Lady didn’t get the memo on issues.  In her lengthy speech, Mrs. Obama only devoted two sentences to jobs — and one of those was talking about how her husband gave up a good-paying job to be a community organizer.  The word “economy” only appeared twice, in the middle of the speech.  “Debt” only gets mentioned twice as well, and only in the context of student-loan debt.

As the spouse of a candidate, it’s Mrs. Obama’s job to humanize her husband, just as Ann Romney did for hers, and that puts these speeches into a different category than those of the politicians who take the dais.   But shouldn’t the First Lady have humanized her husband by emphasizing that he’s focused on the same issues as voters in this election — the economy, jobs, the federal deficit?  After all, unlike Mitt Romney, Obama’s been in office for four years of saturation coverage, and humanizing him on family life after nearly five years of intense media adulation on that front is a bit redundant.

Those Obama supporters I have in my Twitter feed were high-fiving last night in celebration of Day 1 of Abortion-Palooza.  They were, after all, the intended audience.  I suspect that everyone other than the True Believers spent more time headscratching than high-fiving.


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Abortion/Gay Marriage ranks dead last on Gallup poll of most important election issues. Let them spew all they want!

Seeing alot of Libs on FB celebrating Mooch’es drivel. So, I chimed in on their post with:

I missed it. Did they talk about: 1) 8.2% unempl 2)$16 trill debt 3) $4 gas 4) no budget in 3 yrs 5) 60% opposition to Obamacare 6) 23 million un/under employed 7) 300 innocent dead/Fast N Furious 8) $1/2 billion taxpayer Solyndra boondoggle 9) removing GOD from DNC platform 10) supporting govt paid late term abortions 10) 100 million folks now on some form of govt assist 11) SS forecasted to go bankrupt in 8 yrs 12) The looming 2nd GM bankruptcy13) 4.5 million jobs added, but no mention of 6 million lost 14) Are we better off today than 4yrs ago?

hillsoftx on September 5, 2012 at 8:48 AM

I suspect that everyone other than the True Believers spent more time headscratching than high-fiving.

I spent more time gagging in between bouts of projectile vomiting.

But, that may have been the Wild Turkey.

BacaDog on September 5, 2012 at 8:48 AM

Well, they are the official party of death. Yay abortion! Yay death panels! Oh, jobs? Yay unions!

search4truth on September 5, 2012 at 8:48 AM

D&C Convention: Best snark I’ve seen.

hoosiermama on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

So, when Michelle’s saint of a husband gave up his well paying job to be a community freeloader, was that about the time she was given the $300,000, do-nothing, hospital job?

BettyRuth on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

They also like avoiding any discussion of the economy, the president’s record, or the fact we’re tired of hearing how two Harvard-trained lawyers lived a fictional hardscrabble life when they first met.

Punchenko on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Wasn’t she all about how Obama cares for you more than himself.

….(psst – and does it with other peoples money)…

tomg51 on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

I don’t understand why conservative are so up in arms against Democrat mothers butchering their spawn in the womb. It’s not that they had souls, or their offspring would.

Archivarix on September 5, 2012 at 8:51 AM

The NARAL women was literally cheering for abortion which was frankly a little bit odd to watch. And she spent the rest of her time saying at least now everyone on earth gets free contraception. It was a very strange speech.

Abortion is real and very readily available. As is contraception. But elevating them into a sacred cow status was frankly very odd.

CorporatePiggy on September 5, 2012 at 8:52 AM

Abortion-Palooza

Can you imagine, the economy on the verge of freefall with unemployment over 8% and the world about to explode around us, and all the Dems care to talk about is abortion and free contraceptives? How ludicrous can it get?

At their convention last night, the Dems made a mockery of themselves and their party. It was like a chapter out of Through the Looking Glass.

petefrt on September 5, 2012 at 8:52 AM

It’s almost as if they believe this nation was founded and the Bill of Rights crafted with the sole purpose of making abortion legal.

The Founders were evil, pro-slavery, white guys who hated women, children and anybody not from approved sections of Europe… but they put all that aside to guarantee a “right to privacy” so the women they raped could get abortions, I suppose.

mankai on September 5, 2012 at 8:52 AM

So tell me again, which party is out of touch?

This convention (from what I’ve read – cannot watch) seems to a slow-moving train wreck.

tru2tx on September 5, 2012 at 8:53 AM

Hells Bells, yeah they loves them some abortions.

morning, noons and night, Planned Murderhood forever.

By the time the San Antonio Leprechaun gets the nomination in 2020 will they just have a full blown altar on the platform for the actual abortions to be performed? Will the delegates shout “Choice, Choice, Choice”? Will they shout “USA, USA, USA”?

Never so repulsed by the Democrat party and what it’s become as this week. But hey, there’s always 2016 for them to top this one, and 2020, and 2024, and…..

PappyD61 on September 5, 2012 at 8:53 AM

“The one cavil I will have … is this speech has — [it] reinforces something we’ve heard all night, which was how much the crowd goes crazy and how passionate they are about abortion and gay marriage and the social issues. And tonight has been about that.

“And to me it should have been a lot more about economics, growth, and debt. And that better be the job of day two and day three because they did not do it here.”

Uh, Dave? How can they talk about economics, jobs, and debt when their record sucks on all three? Oh sure, they’ll lie and spin about it, but they can’t get into specifics.

Doughboy on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

By all rights, O’Butthead should really get 20% of the vote – the loons who continue to worry about the “important stuff” – jobs, economy? Meh.

The fact that this idiot will get > 40% after all the evidence of the last 4 years just proves that anyone else who votes for this clown should be lumped in the same category as the rest of the loons.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

If the party of death really believes what it preaches…..

…..they should ABORT THIS CONVENTION.

And send everyone home, with a SWAG bag of tools needed to perform your own at home of course.

PappyD61 on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

When you’ve lost David Brooks (and you’re a leftie),….

Steve Eggleston on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

Hate to break it to you – Abortion-Palooza notwithstanding – the panel on “Morning Joe” have all but declared the election over. Evidently the DNC “production values” were more than enough to erase memories of the past 3+ years of misery. Don’t you feel better now?

msmveritas on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

If you guys think this convention is about getting the voters excited, you’re fooling yourselves.

This convention is aimed squarely at getting the media excited about Obama again.

Nethicus on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

hillsoftx on September 5, 2012 at 8:48 AM

Excellent response, but damn! The last time I posted something (true) but unflattering about Obama on Facebook, I got so many ugly, return LECTURES from rabid libs, that it’s not worth it. And yes, several people got defriended over it. Bullying is a lib stand-by.

BettyRuth on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Margaret Sanger created Planned Parenthood with the goal of causing the extinction of blacks in America (go look it up).

LBJ created welfare to replace segregation as the democrat party’s mechanism of relegating blacks to second class status.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

The fact that this idiot will get > 40% after all the evidence of the last 4 years just proves that anyone else who votes for this clown should be lumped in the same category as the rest of the loons.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

Never underestimate the power of public edu(mbifi)cation.

Archivarix on September 5, 2012 at 8:57 AM

Aborshy Charms, they’re magically delicious.

andy85719 on September 5, 2012 at 8:57 AM

we’re tired of hearing how two Harvard-trained lawyers lived a fictional hardscrabble life when they first met.

Punchenko on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

The idea that either of them know hardship is barf-worthy. Both have had the good life handed to them on silver platters (and both are disgusting, America-hating ingrates).

petefrt on September 5, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Check. It. Out.

Michael Barone has ripped their lips off in a column on the platform:

Must read:

http://washingtonexaminer.com/democratic-platform-puts-culture-wars-ahead-of-fixing-the-economy/article/2506947#.UEdHWY5ECQI

mountainaires on September 5, 2012 at 8:59 AM

…AND!…IT’s ALL …F R E E !

KOOLAID2 on September 5, 2012 at 9:00 AM

If you were in a drinking game last night and your keywords were “unemployment” or “unemployed”, you ended the night stone cold sober.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Michelle speech was so much better than Anne’s
-lsm

cmsinaz on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

What’s on tap tonight, a bunch of dwarfs dressed as fetuses dancing around an abortion table complete with stirrups?

The party of death screaming about death and celebrating death. I need to barf now.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Fits perfectly with the Dems “War on Children”.

With their “pro-death” platform, what more can they do to show their affinity for abortion? Perhaps an abortion mandate is in the offing, how else can they ever win the battle to stop the scourge of pregnancy?

The uncompromising devotion that President BO has for this procedure has always made me wonder why? My own conclusion is that he must have personal experience with it. Perhaps he has paid for at least a few abortions for some of the women in his life and his steadfast support, therefore, justifies in his own mind and soul, his actions in that regard.

lonestarleeroy on September 5, 2012 at 9:02 AM

The last time I posted something (true) but unflattering about Obama on Facebook, I got so many ugly, return LECTURES from rabid libs, that it’s not worth it.

BettyRuth on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Who else is going to tell them the truth? Nothing there I couldn’t substantiate with a link as truth. Go Breitbart on them or don’t go at all!

hillsoftx on September 5, 2012 at 9:03 AM

What’s on tap tonight, a bunch of dwarfs dressed as fetuses dancing around an abortion table complete with stirrups?

The party of death screaming about death and celebrating death. I need to barf now.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Tonight will be “you’ll pay for my damn abortion pills OR ELSE” night, starring the pudgy 30-year old fulltime activist, sometimes law student, always available Sandra Fluke.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:03 AM

What’s on tap tonight, a bunch of dwarfs dressed as fetuses dancing around an abortion table complete with stirrups?

The party of death screaming about death and celebrating death. I need to barf now.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

The dancing vagina protesters are outside.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM

The uncompromising devotion that President BO has for this procedure has always made me wonder why? My own conclusion is that he must have personal experience with it. Perhaps he has paid for at least a few abortions for some of the women in his life and his steadfast support, therefore, justifies in his own mind and soul, his actions in that regard.

lonestarleeroy on September 5, 2012 at 9:02 AM

Barry’s never picked up a check in his life.

He’s a receiver, not a giver.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Hate to break it to you – Abortion-Palooza notwithstanding – the panel on “Morning Joe” have all but declared the election over. Evidently the DNC “production values” were more than enough to erase memories of the past 3+ years of misery. Don’t you feel better now?

msmveritas on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

Because of Moochelle’s speech, the election is over? At least wait til the President speaks before trying to sell the nation that load of BS. No one ever got elected or re-elected based on a spouse’s convention speech.

Doughboy on September 5, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Of course they’re focused on abortion…they can’t talk about Obama’s miserable record or the economy, or his plans to fix it (cause he has none). I really hope that people are smarter than this…we’ve got much bigger problems out there than the “right” to murder the unborn or the “right” for Jane and Janet to get hitched.

changer1701 on September 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Tonight will be “you’ll pay for my damn abortion pills OR ELSE” night, starring the pudgy 30-year old fulltime activist, sometimes law student, always available Sandra Fluke.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:03 AM

At least the bedbugs in Charlotte hotels are being wiped out, basically by being smashed to bits between rapidly undulating mattresses courtesy of Ms. Fluke.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Democrats are the party of death and taxes.

gwelf on September 5, 2012 at 9:06 AM

The obsession with abortion is just plain strange…unborn children are of no use.
I really don’t know why they stop at birth, why not until they are 3 or 4 years old you can “abort” them?
It’s just plain bizarre…

right2bright on September 5, 2012 at 9:06 AM

What’s on tap tonight, a bunch of dwarfs dressed as fetuses dancing around an abortion table complete with stirrups?

The party of death screaming about death and celebrating death. I need to barf now.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

The dancing v*gina protesters are outside.

(previous comment trapped by filter)

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:07 AM

We never hear the story of “Jane”, “Julia’s” sister, because she got aborted before she could be born into the loving embrace of the federal government.

gwelf on September 5, 2012 at 9:07 AM

As their circus of glorifying abortion and deviant sex continues, there are figuratively 53 million empty seats (cradles?) thanks to the abortion gods these folks worship.

Better they worshiped gold statues and left God’s precious creations alone.

Don L on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

If you guys think this convention is about getting the voters excited, you’re fooling yourselves.

This convention is aimed squarely at getting the media excited about Obama again.

Nethicus on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Yup. Romney is sitting on a mountain of $$$ and Barry needs to get the MSM to carry his water for him and do so with a smile.

we’re tired of hearing how two Harvard-trained lawyers lived a fictional hardscrabble life when they first met.

Punchenko on September 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

The idea that either of them know hardship is barf-worthy. Both have had the good life handed to them on silver platters (and both are disgusting, America-hating ingrates).

petefrt on September 5, 2012 at 8:59 AM

It’s a total disconnect with reality which sums up Democrat governance and the direction of their party. I’m floored with the angry angry and bitter tone so far — especially when the goal is to appeal to non-partisan and non-ideological independent voters.

Punchenko on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

At least the bedbugs in Charlotte hotels are being wiped out, basically by being smashed to bits between rapidly undulating mattresses courtesy of Ms. Fluke.

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Sandra strikes me more as a do nothing corpse type “lover” than an active participant. Who complains afterward she’s unsatisfied.

The bedbugs will die though, they’ll be killed and eaten by the more dangerous bugs that crawl out of her “chasm”.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Of course they’re focused on abortion…they can’t talk about Obama’s miserable record or the economy, or his plans to fix it (cause he has none). I really hope that people are smarter than this…we’ve got much bigger problems out there than the “right” to murder the unborn or the “right” for Jane and Janet to get hitched.

changer1701 on September 5, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Social issues and scare tactics didn’t work in 2010. I doubt they’ll work now. People vote based on their pocketbooks, not their wombs.

Doughboy on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Michelle Obama probably could have come out and read the first 40 pages of the Charlotte phone book and gotten exactly the same response.

AZCoyote on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Michelle speech was so much better than Anne’s
-lsm

cmsinaz on September 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Ann Romney could stand on stage with her finger up her nose, saying NOTHING, and I’d still rather watch her than the strident FLOTUS.

BettyRuth on September 5, 2012 at 9:09 AM

These people aren’t progressives, Democrats are reactionaries fighting to maintain an indefensible status quo.

We are the revolutionaries.

NoDonkey on September 5, 2012 at 9:09 AM

The obsession with abortion is just plain strange…unborn children are of no use.
I really don’t know why they stop at birth, why not until they are 3 or 4 years old you can “abort” them?
It’s just plain bizarre…

right2bright on September 5, 2012 at 9:06 AM

They don’t stop there, or at least Obama doesn’t. He voted against the “Born Alive Act” four times at the same time that Pelosi, Boxer and H. Clinton voted for it.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:10 AM

***

The dancing v*gina protesters are outside.

(previous comment trapped by filter)

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:07 AM

Remember the Dancing Itos bit from Leno’s Tonight Show back in the days of the OJ trial? Too bad Leno doesn’t have the nerve to present something similar for these ghouls.

BuckeyeSam on September 5, 2012 at 9:11 AM

The obsession with abortion is just plain strange…unborn children are of no use.
I really don’t know why they stop at birth, why not until they are 3 or 4 years old you can “abort” them?
It’s just plain bizarre…

right2bright on September 5, 2012 at 9:06 AM

You’re right – all of the arguments for abortion theoretically apply after birth. It’s all about “freedom” for the mother and keeping her from being “shackled” or “punished” by a child. It’s a women’s “access” to economic freedom etc. So why can’t she abort a child after they’re born if her economic situation or marital status changes? Why do we want newly divorced mothers shackled with their offspring who are just holding them back and enslaving them?

The abortion stance is one of the most selfish stances possible and it’s disgustingly ironic that it’s one of the core beliefs of the “party of compassion and empathy”.

gwelf on September 5, 2012 at 9:11 AM

“Ann Romney’s speech was so white, while Moochy’s had an authentic urban patois which made me wish I were black.”

-Chris Matthews

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:12 AM

Hate to break it to you – Abortion-Palooza notwithstanding – the panel on “Morning Joe” have all but declared the election over. Evidently the DNC “production values” were more than enough to erase memories of the past 3+ years of misery. Don’t you feel better now?

msmveritas on September 5, 2012 at 8:55 AM

They’re wrong. This whole convention is an abortion. It’s likely to produce a negative bounce, like McGovern’s circus did.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:13 AM

“Ann Romney’s speech was so white, while Moochy’s had an authentic urban patois which made me wish I were black.”

-Chris Matthews

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:12 AM

Wistful talk of getting a transgender operation to follow.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Obamaism is a religion and abortion is one of it’s sacraments. It’s as simple as that. They are just practicing their religion, and they would like EVERYONE to belong to their religion. DOes anyone here disagree.

bigmike on September 5, 2012 at 9:17 AM

The Golden Calf gets nominated tonight.

kingsjester on September 5, 2012 at 9:17 AM

MSNBC Host: “Get Your Abortions Now In Case Republicans Win”
http://wdtprs.com/blog/2012/09/the-dncs-agenda-abortion-abortion-abortion-more-abortion/

RBMN on September 5, 2012 at 9:18 AM

More Infanticide!
More Buggery!
More Cowbell!

jpferman on September 5, 2012 at 9:20 AM

After some in-depth research and pretty intense analysis on both campaigns I have revised their campaigns down to a single word that would save billions of hours in lost productivity by the millions of Americans, a few of which have jobs, who are paying attention to all this crap spewing from both sides.

R = Jobs
D = Government

There. Now just pick your preference, vote, and be done with it.

nothingbutnet on September 5, 2012 at 9:20 AM

I hate to break it to the Dems but having the means to raise children (having a stable full time job) is out polling having the ability to kill children.

DNC Abortionpalooza = swing and a miss.

MobileVideoEngineer on September 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

So why can’t she abort a child after they’re born if her economic situation or marital status changes? Why do we want newly divorced mothers shackled with their offspring who are just holding them back and enslaving them?

gwelf on September 5, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Don’t worry, they’ve already thought of that. There is a segment of the left that is advocating the legalization of post-birth “abortion” up to the age of two. The rationale is that because babies’ brains are not fully developed at birth, it should therefore be legal to “terminate” babies at anytime before age two, as they are not fully “human” until then.

Of course, we can see where this is going. There is science that says that adolescent brains are also not fully developed. So using the far left’s reasoning, one could argue that “abortion” should be legal until the age of 21.

AZCoyote on September 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

I couldn’t watch much. But I will say this in their favor: their crowd was more engaged, vocal and excited on a consistent basis than our crowd was at the RNC. Their sheep, of course, and will bleet for their leaders, whoever they are. But the optics for them ginning up enthusiasm was good. Bleck!

parteagirl on September 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

If you guys think this convention is about getting the voters excited, you’re fooling yourselves.

This convention is aimed squarely at getting the media excited about Obama again.

Nethicus on September 5, 2012 at 8:56 AM

Bingo. Michelle could have drooled on the podium and dressed as a bag lady and she would have been hailed as a genius.

Curmudgeon on September 5, 2012 at 9:22 AM

“Ann Romney’s speech was so white, while Moochy’s had an authentic urban patois which made me wish I were black.”

-Chris Matthews

Bishop on September 5, 2012 at 9:12 AM

I visited this site for years before I got in
during open registration…..I tend to favor
the female posters here..probably due to Michelle
Malkin, who founded this site.

But after reading Bishop’s post last evening
about Bucktoothed transgender Asians with
hair clips…well let’s just say I’m still
laughing….

ToddPA on September 5, 2012 at 9:22 AM

I couldn’t watch much. But I will say this in their favor: their crowd was more engaged, vocal and excited on a consistent basis than our crowd was at the RNC. Their They’re sheep, of course, and will bleet for their leaders, whoever they are. But the optics for them ginning up enthusiasm was good. Bleck!

parteagirl on September 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Fixed it. Sorry.

parteagirl on September 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Michelle Obama probably could have come out and read the first 40 pages of the Charlotte phone book and gotten exactly the same response.

AZCoyote on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Exactly. They’re going to love whomever is speaking there, fawn over every word. It’s disgusting.

changer1701 on September 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM

They’re wrong. This whole convention is an abortion. It’s likely to produce a negative bounce, like McGovern’s circus did.

theCork on September 5, 2012 at 9:13 AM

They may get a bounce, although it’s debatable how real it’ll be since the poll samples are usually suspect. But it won’t last, especially if a lousy jobs report the morning after Obama’s speech has a sobering effect on the country.

Ultimately the debates will decide this(assuming it hasn’t been decided already). If Romney shows up and handles Obama the way he did Newt in Florida, he wins. We all know Ryan will destroy Bite Me, but the VP debates are inconsequential as far as the election is concerned.

Doughboy on September 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Michelle Obama probably could have come out and read the first 40 pages of the Charlotte phone book and gotten exactly the same response.

AZCoyote on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Bullseye.

petefrt on September 5, 2012 at 9:24 AM

A fetus in every pot, a Prius in every driveway…

Wyznowski on September 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM

Obamaism is a religion and abortion is one of it’s sacraments. It’s as simple as that. They are just practicing their religion, and they would like EVERYONE to belong to their religion. DOes anyone here disagree.

bigmike on September 5, 2012 at 9:17 AM

I don’t disagree. Obamaism is a religion replete with idol worship, infant sacrifice and blood thirst. Important to note is that the argument of “his work here is not yet complete” and “need more time” falls flat when one actually compares Mr. Obama to Jesus. Jesus required only 3.5 years to complete his ministry and stated in his last breath, “it is finished.” Mr. Obama takes 4 years and says at the end of his term, “It is incomplete.”

/contrasts.

ted c on September 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM

Don’t worry, the platform in 2016 will fix what it left out this year… After-birth abortions!

Oh, wait, that’s what Obamacare is all about — for all to partake in regardless of how many years it’s been since escaping from the womb.

lonestarleeroy on September 5, 2012 at 9:27 AM

Part of me is almost happy that liberals want to abort themselves into extinction. Then I remember public schools and how if they don’t have their own children to brainwash, they will brainwash yours.

roy_batty on September 5, 2012 at 9:29 AM

Two things jumped out at me last night ..
1- their LOOOOOVE for abortion rights for all
2- THE LIES LIES LIES about the GOP’s stances on this subject.

Fear-mongering to the enth degree … R&R will DENY, DENY DENY !!!!!
R&R will kill your dreams of free choice !!
ad nauseum.

Awaiting the fact-checkers !!
LOLOLOL

pambi on September 5, 2012 at 9:30 AM

Sandra strikes me more as a do nothing corpse type “lover” than an active participant. Who complains afterward she’s unsatisfied.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

…you can just hear her!…ARE YOU DONE YET?

KOOLAID2 on September 5, 2012 at 9:31 AM

A fetus in every pot, a Prius Volt in every driveway…

Wyznowski on September 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM

….(UAW correction!)

KOOLAID2 on September 5, 2012 at 9:33 AM

But I will say this in their favor: their crowd was more engaged, vocal and excited on a consistent basis than our crowd was at the RNC. Their They’re sheep, of course, and will bleet for their leaders, whoever they are. But the optics for them ginning up enthusiasm was good. Bleck!

parteagirl on September 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Fixed it. Sorry.

parteagirl on September 5, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Our crowd wasn’t allowed to be happy and excited- the left would have had a cow because we weren’t being respectful of the hurricane. I couldn’t figure out last night why the DNC convention was getting so much time from FOX- more than we got, and then I remembered that they had to keep cutting to the weather during ours.

BettyRuth on September 5, 2012 at 9:34 AM

Maybe the Dems do realize that there is no way their agenda can result in the return of a vibrant economy so abortion becomes very important to their public policy affording easy elimination of all the extra mouths to feed from the breeding that goes on in the nonelite layers of society. It becomes very important, therefore, to make abortion seem like a noble calling. We will see the liberals support this kind of culling of the “unproductive” at the end of life as well.

DaveDief on September 5, 2012 at 9:34 AM

If Aldous Huxley had written a Democrat Convention into Brave New World, it would have looked like last night’s horror show.

Mr. Arkadin on September 5, 2012 at 9:36 AM

Sandra strikes me more as a do nothing corpse type “lover” than an active participant. Who complains afterward she’s unsatisfied.

wildcat72 on September 5, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Seriously, who is gonna hit that? No one sober, that’s for sure.

search4truth on September 5, 2012 at 9:36 AM

EM:

But shouldn’t the First Lady have humanized her husband by emphasizing that he’s focused on the same issues as voters in this election — the economy, jobs, the federal deficit?

The thing is he’s NOT focused on the same issues as the voters in this election. Remember his goal is to “fundamentally change” the United States which is to say to work against that which America is. What pride could she derive from America by promoting what voters want as opposed to what she and Barack want?

AnonymousDrivel on September 5, 2012 at 9:38 AM

While watching last night, my mind kept saying : OK, let’s justbgetbthis abortion message over tonight and move on to the important messages over the next couple of nights.
THEN I realized we haven’t heard from the Fluke yet !!
Geeeeesh !!!

pambi on September 5, 2012 at 9:39 AM

(whoa .. iPad keyboard fail !!)
MORE COFFEE !!

pambi on September 5, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Last night, I watched recorded speeches from the women at the RNC convention. Condi, Mia, Ann, etc.
So much more uplifting then watching women praise the ability to kill unwanted babies and have other people pay for it, at the DNC convention. Didn’t Obama once say that a baby is a burden?
I have a saying, “The best choices are made with your clothes on”.

Whiterock on September 5, 2012 at 9:41 AM

Religous fervor usually has an impact, when people wait for the promised event and it doesn’t come. If Obama loses the election, he’ll lose lots of “face”, and lots of the followers will turn on him. I expect lots of tell-all books by insiders.

bigmike on September 5, 2012 at 9:43 AM

how much the crowd goes crazy and how passionate they are about abortion and gay marriage

Which is worse, celebrating death or celebrating a dangerous & unhealthy lifestyle?

Yet they want to come after you if there’s too much sugar on your restaurant’s menu.

itsnotaboutme on September 5, 2012 at 9:43 AM

The thing is he’s NOT focused on the same issues as the voters in this election. Remember his goal is to “fundamentally change” the United States which is to say to work against that which America is. What pride could she derive from America by promoting what voters want as opposed to what she and Barack want?

AnonymousDrivel on September 5, 2012 at 9:38 AM

The pin on the grenade has been pulled. Part of the reason why there is so much uncertainty is we don’t know what is going to happen and won’t for some months.

Happy Nomad on September 5, 2012 at 9:45 AM

This convention is the Dem’s version of the GOP’s 1992 Convention, but this time its this Anti-Family Values convention. Let’s hope this time around it works as wells as it did then.

Vera71 on September 5, 2012 at 9:46 AM

I don’t disagree. Obamaism is a religion replete with idol worship, infant sacrifice and blood thirst.

ted c on September 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM

That Obama worship is a cult can be seen by the DNCC 2012 logo. It is essentially the Obama logo with a bunch of people that look like they are in a life raft.

Happy Nomad on September 5, 2012 at 9:49 AM

good-paying job

Why oh why is this affront to the English language still current? I cringe every time I hear it!

Prufrock on September 5, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Good morning David. Nice to see you’re awake.

BKeyser on September 5, 2012 at 9:58 AM

This convention is the Dem’s version of the GOP’s 1992 Convention, but this time its this Anti-Family Values convention. Let’s hope this time around it works as wells as it did then.

Vera71 on September 5, 2012 at 9:46 AM

Beat me to it! I was at that 1992 convention and it was so awful. With a bad economy and a president with terrible approval ratings, all they talked about was the “culture war.” Barbara Bush probably gave the best speech at that convention too, but it didn’t help her husband at all.

rockmom on September 5, 2012 at 10:12 AM

The nation is in the tank & these fools are ecstatic over abortion.
Fatso Gwen Ifil seems not to have liked Brooks response, the smile went quickly from her fat face. Yep, let’s avoid America’s planned decline.

arand on September 5, 2012 at 10:19 AM

if proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love, then surely, surely, we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American dream.

Isn’t this a reference to gay marriage performed in churches?

monalisa on September 5, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Remember the Dancing Itos bit from Leno’s Tonight Show back in the days of the OJ trial? Too bad Leno doesn’t have the nerve to present something similar for these ghouls.

BuckeyeSam on September 5, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Not a chance. It’s not nerve he lacks, it’s Obama-worship.

slickwillie2001 on September 5, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Brooks: Man, these Democrats really love abortion, don’t they?

Well, it sure looks like the voter has a clear choice this time. You can have a job, or you can have an abortion. Now, which will it be?

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on September 5, 2012 at 10:41 AM

Since August of 09 when we were shafted with Obamaneverdidcare in a most corrupt way over the loud shouts of the citizenry, there’s never been a time when anyone should again be fooled into thinking the democrat party wants to hear or speak to what the public cares about.

The left is the perfect example of government on its own agenda.

Speakup on September 5, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I watched up to and through the NARAL speech. Wow, is this what the democrat party has turned to? There was full celebration for being gay and aborting your kids. In the crowd were people waving rainbow flags and cheering for an abortion.

I was truely sickened. I couldn’t watch any more.

Why would you celebrate abortion? What kind of animal would cheer for this?

bbordwell on September 5, 2012 at 10:52 AM

I just want to know how he is hitting his seven iron. I hope that comes out today.

sdbatboy on September 5, 2012 at 10:56 AM

By the way, we are all pretty familiar with Mr. Obama’s “human” side over the last four years.

We really don’t need a speech by his wife which essentially states “Barack really means well. No…really. Why are you laughing?”

Marcus Traianus on September 5, 2012 at 11:09 AM

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