“Nya Nya Nya Nya Nya!”

Obama’s re-election campaign is now encouraging Democrats to flaunt their financial support for the President, in order to taunt their Republican friends:

This holiday season, we’re giving you a chance to have a little bit of fun at their expense.  Let a Republican in your life know they inspired you to make a donation to the Obama campaign — chip in $3 or more today.

When you give to the campaign, simply enter your Republican friend’s email address and they’ll get a note letting them know that they motivated you to donate — which will surely make their day.

How sweet.  James Taranto tells us more in this Wall Street Journal article (“Commander in Creep”) from Real Clear Politics.  I am now firmly convinced that everyone in the Obama administration is functioning at the emotional level of harebrained 13-year-old girls.

And, as Taranto points out, the childish gimmick seems to conceal a more sinister purpose:

Let’s say you’re a Republican and your 20-something daughter is an Obamabot.  (Have you had a DNA test?)  She makes a $10 donation to the president’s campaign, which sends her an email tweaking you — and your name and email address are now on a list of dissenters against the most powerful man in the world.

That is, a powerful man with a latent totalitarian streak who is also functioning at the emotional level of an arrogant, harebrained 13-year-old girl.  In 2008, the American electorate, given a population pool of 300 million people, somehow managed to select the one man most uniquely unqualified to be President of the United States.

(posted by Lady Kurobara)

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