So of course I was struck by the title of Newsweek's article by Andrew Sullivan "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" This has got to be one of the most hilarious things I have ever seen in my life. The reason I find it hilarious, especially after reading the article is because this is a pro-Obama guy. What about the people that voted for Obama that are pissed? Is calling all of these people dumb going to help Obama's approval rating? Is Sullivan such incredibly an out-of- touch moron that he thinks because he says he is a Conservative that everyone believes him and the left will just assume all this is coming from a Conservative?
Right now everyone is in low spirits because of the economy and while it is headed in the right direction, has a long way to go. Obama's approval rating is low because it seems what he is doing is just simply not working. It all began with this very accomplished young superstar who could electrify crowds and transcend party politics. What have we seen? A leftist who leaps over to the left when it comes to anything racial and anything to do with climate change. Nothing is getting done and what has gotten done seems to have a shadow cast over it. Obamacare and Dodd/Frank and even the Osama Bin Laden killing all have a taint to them. This may be absolutely false and I am the moron here, what I'm saying is that is the appearance the public is seeing. Lets not forget we didn't vote Obama into office because of his experience.
As for Andrew Sullivan and Newsweek all I can do is chuckle. How many Conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents did they blatantly and stupidly insult by placing a very smug almost defiant picture of a President on the cover a popular political magazine with the title "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" Then you have Newsweek, sure they are going to sell a lot of magazines but in the long run when not a single Conservative or Republican or moderate Democrat gets a subscription or buys the magazine again is that going to help or hurt their business? It would have been smarter for both of them to title the article "Why Is The Right So Dumb?" This is what Sullivan actually wanted to say but he of course is a coward. Anyone who espouses ragingly Liberal ideas but claims to be a Conservative and vice/versa is in my mind a coward. A person should always be true to themselves.
Now I am not going to rip Sullivan's article to shreds because it is to easy and I don't have the time. It's important though to highlight that he does blatantly and purposely lie to make outrageous claims. Andrew Sullivan wouldn't have gotten where he is by being stupid so some of the claims he makes in this article have got to be outright lies. Noel Sheppard of Newsbusters wrote a great counter to Sullivan's nonsensical rantings. From a Republican standpoint this will be a boost for us. Sullivan is standing on the losing side of a debate competition calling the other side stupid, how can he be so dumb?