The Story Change We Can Believe In

This is our time, this is the our moment, change is on the way. And with words like these Barack Obama rode a wave of excitement all the way to an election victory marking the first time a black person has won that office and demonstrating that the Constitution means little to him.

Barack Obama’s change we need seems to be everything but what he promised people. The change they thought they were getting is a change of politics as usual in DC but it turns out that Obama is more of the same. He has selected a bunch of retreads from the Clinton years and he has backtracked on a number of his promises. The moonbats are very upset with him because he is now saying different things than he did when he wanted votes.

It also seems that the change he meant was that his people would change their stories in order to keep him from being further linked to bad things like the corruption that Illinois, particularly Chicago, is famous for. Twenty percent of the governors from that state have been indicted or convicted and the current criminal chief executive is no different. Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested yesterday after FBI agents used a LEGAL wiretap to intercept his calls. Seems the Governor was holding an auction for the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama. The governor made it clear that Obama has sex with mothers and that the seat was open to the highest bidder. Blagojevich made it clear that he wanted money.

One of the candidates for the seat was a person Obama wanted to get it but the governor was not happy about that stating that Obama would only give him some appreciation instead of a position in his administration. One would have to believe that Obama had spoken with the governor about his [Obama’s] preference and since the governor knew Obama was only offering praise it only makes sense to conclude that it must have been discussed. In other words, how did Blagojevich know he would only get gratitude if he had not discussed it?

But hold on now. There is no way that we are going to tie Obama to any of this. As a matter of fact, Obama said he had not spoken with the Governor and that he was not involved in any of it.

The problem is, a few weeks ago David Axelrod, Obama’s senior adviser, told Fox News Chicago that Barry had spoken with the governor:

While insisting that the President-elect had not expressed a favorite to replace him, and his inclination was to avoid being a “kingmaker,” Axelrod said, “I know he’s talked to the governor and there are a whole range of names many of which have surfaced, and I think he has a fondness for a lot of them.” [emphasis mine]

As is usual, the Obama team came out and denied this. They say that Axelrod merely misspoke when he was on Fox. Axlerod himself confirmed this. Yes, since it disputes what The One has said then it must have been a misstatement.

The problem is, Axlerod said I KNOW he’s talked to him. He did not say I think he did, or he might have, or I am unsure, he said I KNOW. How can this be a misstatement? If he said that Obama had spoken with him and then it turns out that he did not then he could have misspoken but in this case he said he knew it.

I believe that he did know it because nothing that Obama does happens without Axelrod knowing. This is exactly how he KNEW it. But, the story has to change because if it does not then Obama is a liar and we can’t have that when it comes to the Messiah. Obama, as is his pattern, threw Axelrod under the bus. Axelrod had to fall on his sword to ensure Obama was not caught in a lie.

When he said that he would bring change to Washington he meant that they would change their stories to whatever is convenient. Instead of change we can believe in we have changed stories that are hard to believe.

Obama spoke with disgraced governor Rod Blagojevich about this issue but The Sainted One is trying to distance himself from the controversy and he did that with a lie. Obama backed Blagojevich each time he ran for office and had good things to say about him. Turns out that he was not such a great guy after all. When will we hear; “Rod Blagojevich is not the governor I knew”? Hey you, get under the bus.

What did Barack Obama know and when did he know it? The governor already said that Obama would not pay to play so that means Obama knew about the game Blagojevich was playing. Why did Obama not go to the authorities? Of course it is because it is Illinois and this is how politics is done there so for Obama it was business as usual.

The guy is not even really the president elect yet. He has won the election but the Electors do not meet until the 15th to cast their votes. At that time he will be the PE. No, he is nothing yet and already we have scandals coming out that involve him even if it is in some tangential fashion. At the least it is a distraction and at the most it demonstrates the climate from which he came (and will undoubtedly take to the White House).

I wonder, at what point in his term will he surpass the number of scandals Clinton had? I also wonder if Axelrod feels stung by having to call himself a liar. If you are working for The One you had better get used to it because everyone else goes down before Obama.

Axelrod demonstrated that we can never trust his words again and he showed us that Obama is a liar who will cover his tracks at the expense of others.

As a challenge, someone find where anyone mentions that the governor is a DEMOCRAT…

As an aside, today is the day all the gays are calling out of work to protest the success of Proposition 8. They call it “A day without a gay.” To me that sounds great. We should have those everyday…

Sources:
Ben Smith’s Blog | ABC Political Punch | My Way News

Big Dog



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5 Responses to “The Story Change We Can Believe In”

  1. Angi says:

    Hmmm.

    "I never spoke with Gov. Blagojevich."
    "Ayers was just a guy in my neighborhood."
    "I never heard Rev. Wright say any of those things."

    There seems to be a trend developing.

  2. Adam says:

    The minute I saw this go down I knew right wing lunatics would be all over Obama for it. Fitzgerald went so far as to say Obama was not involved. Blagojevich was enraged to the point of swearing openly about Obama's lack of support. There is even suggestion now that it was Obama's COS Emanuel that tipped off investigators about the Governor. Yet here we are, calling this an Obama scandal? Get real.

    Here's two of your favorite news networks taking you up on your foolish challenge:
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28148126/
    http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/12/09/blagojevic

  3. Big_Dog says:

    Adam, I think the article brings interesting points to light like, if Obama (or his peeps) did not have contact then how did Blago know that all he would get is gratitude?

    I also admit that the question was ambiguous but I meant in the linked stories. Of course by late in the day someone would mention it. If it had been a Republican the headline would have been "Republican governor arrested."

    You might think Obama is clean but he came from that septic tank and he has a few turds stuck to him.

  4. On the tapes we hear Blago himself complaining that the Obama camp won’t play ball with him and that all he could get from them for a preferred senatorial pick would be their “appreciation.” But I guess all that doesn’t matter. Looks like it’s goning to be yet another 8 years of adolescent copsiracy theories from the loony right…

    JMJ

    • Big Dog says:

      So you admit that Obama and Blago must have had communications despite what Obama said?

      We have had 8 years of loony left theories and it gave us an illegitimate president with ties to all kinds of corruption.

      I also wonder, does the fact that Rahm was probably involved make a difference to what Obama said? And, why did they not report it to the police?