Perspective

The Audacity of Hate

Barack Obama has a problem, and if it were not for this one problem, he would easily be elected president.  As it is, because of this problem, the impossible John Mc­Cain actually has a chance.  The problem is white people.  Yes, it is true that the majority of Obama supporters are white people, but most of them fall into the category of self-hating whites otherwise known as liberals.  Since a liberal—as I never tire of quoting (from Robert Frost)—is someone who would not take his own side in an argument, liberals and leftists spend their lives betraying every attachment that might command the loyalty of ordinary people.

Rich liberals naturally support high taxes and extravagant government expenditures on the poor, preferably the undeserving poor.  A male liberal—we can hardly call such creatures men—favors women’s rights, heterosexual liberals favor “gay marriage,” liberal parents care more about other people’s children than they do their own, and European-American liberals prefer all cultures to that of Europe.  They are Gilbert’s “idiot who praises with enthusiastic tone, all centuries but this and every country but his own.”  And, if these idiots condescend to note their own skin color, they hate it, or at least they think they do.

Mr. Obama may or may not like the white liberals who burn incense to his TV images...

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