The Great Emo-Prog vs. O-Bot Debate
If you express anything short of absolute condemnation of everything the NSA has done, your Twitter feed quickly fills up with hysterical proclamations from the emo-progs that you're a right-wing shill, a government lackey, a useful idiot for the slave state, and an obvious fool. Conversely, if you criticize the NSA's surveillance programs, your Twitter feed quickly fills up with equally hysterical proclamations from the O-Bots that you hate Obama, you've always hated Obama, and you're probably a racist swine who's been waiting ever since 2009 for a chance to take down the nation's first black president.Really, who'd a thought?
This happens with other subjects too, of course, but the Snowden files have brought it out more than usual. I'll confess that although the leftier-than-thou types have always been around, I've long been skeptical of the idea that Obama has a core group of supporters from 2008 who really do consider him The One, a shining beacon of light who can do no wrong. But I'm the one who was wrong. I don't know how many there are, but they're definitely out there.
I mean I guess this Kevin Drum guy must have missed the non-stop worship and adoration of the liberal/commie media for the last .....oh I don't know....5 years!!!
Or maybe he just failed to register that famous tingle everyone has been talking about.
Obama is nothing less than the Ron Paul of the left and his supporters make Paulestinians look almost sane in comparison.
Kudos though for finally figuring it out, even though it took him 5 years.
The guys epiphany kind of reminds me of that M&Ms Christmas commercial.