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President Obama, Shamelessly and Hypocritically Lying. Again.

posted at 9:00 pm on August 1, 2010 by

President Obama gave an interview to CBS on Sunday, wherein he attempted to explain his stance against Arizona’s SB 1070 Immigration bill. Still no word on whether or not he’s actually read the bill yet, but based on his inane murmurings, I’d have to go with No. But, to be fair, during the interview he did display a few things that he does quite well: shameless lying and absolute hypocrisy. You see, President Obama had the utter gall to say that we shouldn’t demagogue nor politicize a national problem like immigration reform. No, really. My jaw dropped too and I thought to myself “could he possibly be that shameless?” Apparently, yes:

In a CBS interview broadcast Sunday, President Obama slammed approaches to immigration reform he said “demagogue” a “national problem.”

He also defended progress in the administration’s suit against Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law — an action that states that the controversial measure flouts the federal government’s imperative under the ’supremacy’ clause of the constitution.

Does the Smartest Man Alive ™ not know the meaning of the word demagogue? He is the Demagoguer In Chief, for goodness sake. And the entire Democrat party falls in demagogue-y lockstep right behind him. Incessant race card playing? Fear mongering? Sound familiar, President? That comes from you and your fellow Democrats who brand anyone who merely disagrees with you on policy – ever- as racist. You also use demagoguing in tandem with fear to politicize every issue and further your own agendas. Remember what you said about the law when first passed, Mr. President? You tried to tell people that they’d be scooped up and whisked away, for no reason whatsoever, when out getting ice cream with their children.

You allowed a foreign leader to demagogue, denigrate and demonize Arizona from our house floor. Democrats not only allowed it, they applauded it and gave Calderon sycophantic, grand-standing ovations. Once again proving they stand up for anything but America. And it was/is Democrats who are actually wearing demagogue jewelry in the form of Arizona bashing bracelets. It is Democrats, including you, Mr. President, who have made fear mongering hyperbole almost an art form. You demagogue to the point of Godwinning yourselves constantly. Plus, you know, the outright lying as contained in this statement made during your interview today:

“What we can’t do is allow a patchwork of 50 different states, or cities or localities, where anybody wants to make a name for themselves suddenly says, ‘I’m going to be anti-immigrant, and I’m going to try to see if I can solve the problem ourself.’”

No one is anti-immigrant. That is an outright lie. There is a difference between legal immigration and illegal immigration. You sniff haughtily, in your usual holier than thou manner, about icky people “politicizing” issues. Meanwhile, you actually lie in order to politicize. For a Harvard graduate, you don’t have a great grasp of words nor their meaning.

This epitomizes why there truly is no having a dialogue with the left. Intellectual honesty isn’t their strong suit. Of course, this wouldn’t even be an issue if the federal government was doing its job — its primary job, in my opinion — and protecting our borders, not leaving states to resort to trying to do it themselves with far more limited resources. And then suing said States, all while gleefully demonizing them – for passing a law necessitated by the fact that the federal government themselves refused to act – and then feigning righteous indignation over “politicizing” and “demagoguery”.

Before preaching to everyone else, I suggest you learn the meaning of the words and the accusations that you toss about willy nilly. I also suggest Hypocrite, Heal Thyself.

(Originally posted at RedState)

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President Obama, Shamelessly and Hypocritically Lying. Again.

In other news, dog bites man.

gryphon202 on August 1, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Lori, you’re on the money once again, girl. Go for it!

College Prof on August 1, 2010 at 9:54 PM

Obama demonstrating he does have cojones.

Skandia Recluse on August 1, 2010 at 10:01 PM

Shame has nothing to do with it, yes, he IS that stupidty. You give the idiot to much credit. Epic proportion Narcissist personality disorder AND a complete moron. A deadly combination.

Niteowl45 on August 1, 2010 at 11:42 PM

Does the Smartest Man Alive ™ not know the meaning of the word demagogue?

When Bumpty Odumpty uses a word it means just what he chooses it to mean – neither more nor less.

Cheshire Cat on August 2, 2010 at 4:36 AM

The question most may ask is how Bumpty Odumpty can can make a word mean something so different from it’s normal meaning when the real question is, who is to be master – that’s all.

Cheshire Cat on August 2, 2010 at 4:39 AM

You give the idiot to much credit. Epic proportion Narcissist personality disorder AND a complete moron. A deadly combination.

Niteowl45 on August 1, 2010 at 11:42 PM

No more so than a two year old with blasting caps and a hammer.

Cheshire Cat on August 2, 2010 at 4:41 AM

So Lori, you are saying our demigod likes to demagogue? Heh. Part of this battle over immigration is about word definitions, a game that Dems in particular love to play (Clinton’s ‘is’, Teh Won’s ‘tax’ re OCare). I have some proposed definitions which could clarify the immigration debate.

1. illegal alien — Anyone not a citizen on US soil without passing through Border Patrol.

2. illegal immigrant — Anyone that has initially arrived on US soil via legal means but is now in violation of those legal means. This group should include those overstaying work or school or tourist visas, and those that are scamming the system (arranged sham marriages) or have since broken the law enough for deportation to apply.

3. legal immigrant or legal resident — Anyone not a US citizen here legally.

Thus, you now have three different topics of discussion when talking about ‘immigration reform’. Though I think there should only be two topics, as illegal aliens should be immediately deported (after serving their sentences should that apply). The law is sometimes applied as can be seen here in a recent case.

GnuBreed on August 2, 2010 at 6:22 AM

spot on!

nice piece

cmsinaz on August 2, 2010 at 6:44 AM

This epitomizes why there truly is no having a dialogue with the left. Intellectual honesty isn’t their strong suit. Of course, this wouldn’t even be an issue if the federal government was doing its job — its primary job, in my opinion — and protecting our borders, not leaving states to resort to trying to do it themselves with far more limited resources. And then suing said States, all while gleefully demonizing them – for passing a law necessitated by the fact that the federal government themselves refused to act – and then feigning righteous indignation over “politicizing” and “demagoguery”.

You said it.

Cylor on August 2, 2010 at 8:53 AM

The lying mulatto, live and onstage with his magic teleprompter.

tarpon on August 2, 2010 at 9:04 AM

The man who demagogue’s virtually every pathetic piece of legislation promoted under this administration says “do as I say, not as I do”. One has to wonder if this President knows the meaning of a Republic?

Rovin on August 2, 2010 at 9:59 AM

I find the whole, “They will do jobs that we won’t” offensive. Is that the lefts expectation. Do they want the new Asians as we expanded westward. It seems the middle class is fading a way so they want to set a new standeard.

It is so inherently racist in itself that it makes me angry. I don’t think we will be seeing “I, State your name” anytime soon.

tomas on August 2, 2010 at 11:05 AM

Excellent LZ.

BKeyser on August 2, 2010 at 12:56 PM

He is divisive. He can’t win the argument so, like all lefties they name call.

GardenGnome on August 2, 2010 at 7:33 PM

Awesome article Lori!!!

huskerdiva on August 2, 2010 at 9:36 PM

Bravo. Obama has serious character issues. That means it’s crisis time for the nation.

paul1149 on August 3, 2010 at 1:47 PM

I notice that many on the left conviently omit the adjective “illegal” when referring to immigrants here illegally, and I am sure it’s a concerted effort on their part. Republicans need to band together and insert the “illegal” for them in every conversation, every TV interview, everywhere.

oldoldbabs on August 3, 2010 at 10:14 PM

oops, that’s “conveniently”, sorry!

oldoldbabs on August 3, 2010 at 10:15 PM