Saturday, August 8, 2009

Shut Up

"Yesterday, at a rally for R. Creigh Deeds in Virginia, President Obama said: 'I don't want the folks who created the mess do a lot of talking. I want them to get out of the way so we can clean up the mess. I don't mind cleaning up after them, but don't do a lot of talking.'

For Barack Obama, democracy appears to be a distraction. He really does seem to view himself as a Caesar.

Shortly after taking office, Obama held a meeting with governors. At the time, one person in the room relayed Obama's request that critics and skeptics of the stimulus plan keep their concerns to themselves. Just let me do it, was his attitude. He got pushback and he wasn't happy. He wanted democratically elected state governors to shut up so he could do as he pleased. He knows better and we should respect that, seems to be the attitude.
-- Kathryn Jean Lopez, relaying the liberal message far and wide - SHUT UP - for The National Review.

And Glenn Reynolds adds:
"What would the reaction be if a Republican President said this?"
To which I reply, "You don't want to know,...but let's find out."

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