Thursday, January 22, 2009

I pledge...

I pledge to be the same type of liberty loving bastard as my ancestors, and to refuse to bow down to any self-styled god-king.
The first comment about this at The Volokh Conspiracy points out the similarity to of the final imagery to this famous illustration of Hobbes's Leviathan.

When Obama fails to be the god his supporters believe he is, I wonder who they will turn on? I suspect, in typical cult of personality fashion, violence will be directed at Obama's perceived enemies. Perhaps scapegoats will be provided. Regardless, this isn't going to end well, and probably not peacefully. No, I don't expect Ashton Kutcher to man the barricades, but these celebutards aren't the only ones obsessed with the man....

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