In this OpEd the WSJ published a rant about Obama’s rhtetoric, concluding that, “A more cool-headed assessment of the economy’s woes might produce better policies.”
“Better” as in ‘better for Americans, their families and their future’? Or “better” as in ‘turning America into a socialist economy and political system reined over by illiberal Democrats for generations to come’?
The author does not say.
It is foolish to assume – as the Right always does – that the Left has the same goals of freedom, prosperity, liberty and an educated citizenry as does the Right. They don’t and they never have. Failure to understand this results in the wrong-headed analysis by Conservative pundits, and the utter failure of the Right to take the Left as seriously as it ought to be taken.
It’s like people right now wondering how we will ever pay off the trillions of dollars of National Debt racked-up by Baby Boomers. Did the Soviets ever pay off their debt? Then what makes anyone think the Left cares about paying off the debt they now are creating here? The Debt stood at $400B (11% of our GDP) in 1972 when Boomers began holding office – and we’d paid for the Civil War, Transcontinental Railroads, WW1, the Depression, WW2, Korea, Apollo, most of Vietnam. Since Boomers took office the debt has become $12T – and growing – or nearly 90% of our GDP.
And we have nothing but failed social programs to show for it.
But isn’t that the true goal of Obama or the left? Continued failure of society putting and leaving them in power? For that’s what socialism is all about – tyranny. And our ill-educated voters just put tyranny into office here.