The swooning frenzy over the choice of Barack Obama as President of the United States must be one of the most absurd waves of self-deception and swirling fantasy ever to sweep through an advanced civilisation. At least Mandela-worship -- its nearest equivalent -- is focused on a man who actually did something.(via Jim Treacher, who adds, "Anybody wanna buy some tulips?")
I really don’t see how the Obama devotees can ever in future mock the Moonies, the Scientologists or people who claim to have been abducted in flying saucers. This is a cult like the one which grew up around Princess Diana, bereft of reason and hostile to facts.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Obamessiah Suck-Up of the Day
As critiqued by Peter Hitchens in the Daily Mail (U.K.):