Friday, April 27, 2007

Dems Debate Among Themselves Last Night: Mashed Green Peas Or Just Hummus Style Hubris?

There's an old saying that goes something like this:

"He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool. Shun Him
He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is a child. Teach him.
He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep. Wake him.
And finally, He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise. Follow him."

I didn't watch the debate last night, but I've read a little about it this morning. And from everything I can gather, it sounds like the Democratic candidates, especially boy-wonder Barrick, fall into category one above.

Overall, the debate sounded like tired, old rhetoric and demogogary of old. Very ho-hum. (Editors note, "ho" is not used here in the traditional Biblical sense.....on second thought, maybe it is!)

At any rate, my new favorite columnist, Wesley Pruden of the Washington Times, writes about the ho-hum mushiness of the whole event, much better than anything I could say.

Pruden writes,

558 Days to Go on a Track of Mush:

"Barack Obama, only three years out of the Illinois legislature, is getting more mileage from warmed-over warm and fuzzy Ladies Day rhetoric than any presidential candidate since Harold Stassen got lost on his way home from the hustings."

Read it all.

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When Obama speaks, people swoon over his soothing rhetoric. But does anyone really know what in the world he's saying? Perhaps we're really not meant to know now, are we?
Oh, and then there's the little matter of the energy inefficient, private jet thingy here.
Glad we got that cleared up for the continuing debate of global warning.
I want a candidate who knows and knows that he knows, or said another way, who gets it and gets it that he gets it.

2 comments:

Pam said...

I did watch the debate and it was same ol', same ol'! It was quite disheartening!

wise Man said...

The caption for the picture above should be, "You come here often?" or "What's your astrology sign...I'm a Libra..."

Wise Man