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Barack Obama’s Bad Speech

by | 12th, July 2008

JAY looks at Barack Obama’s Bad Speech:

Quote: “Don’t assume that because I don’t agree with you on something that it must be because I’m doing that politically.” Barack Obama, quoted in Reuters.

Figure of Speech : cacosyntheton (cak-o-SIN-the-ton), the bad speech. From the Greek, meaning “badly composed.”

When the silver-tongued Obama speaks badly, it’s news. He shows real discomfort in rebutting liberal accusations that he has flip-flopped on:

  • Iraq (he is slightly backing off his original pledge to withdraw troops),
  • Gun control (he tepidly praised the Supreme court’s recent decision uphold the Second Amendment while ignoring the “well ordered militia” part), and
  • The right to privacy (he supports expanding the feds’ wiretapping authority).

Dems have a reputation for their spinelessness, whether deserved or not, and a flip-flopping creature

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