May 5, 2013
No More 'Mr. Nice Guy'
In The Art of War, the ancient Chinese philosopher, Sun Tzu, wrote "If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles." I wish Republicans would learn this valuable lesson when it comes to Barack Obama. How many times since Obama surfaced on the American scene haven't we heard some Republican politician assert he's "a nice guy"? Two Republicans who have said this, or something like it, come to mind: John McCain and Mitt Romney. A funny thing happened on their way to the presidency. I don't know if Republicans know themselves, but until they "know" Obama they can expect a steady diet of defeat. Obama is not a nice guy. He's a gutter pol from Chicago; a devotee of Saul Alinsky's school of "community organizing"; a youthful disciple of the Communist Frank Marshall Davis; an admitted alcohol and drug user; a pal of unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayres; a 20-year parishioner of radical Black Liberation preacher Jeremiah Wright; and the comrade of...(Read Full Article)