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Obama's Rhetoric

arvamus Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 10:59 AM
That's hilarious. The half who believe this president are like the 2 monkeys refusing to hear evil or see evil but unfortunately they don't follow the 3rd monkey in not speaking evil. Instead, they combine their willful ignorance with talking way too much.
Barack Obama's great rhetorical gifts include the ability to make the absurd sound not only plausible, but inspiring and profound.

His latest verbal triumph was to say on July 13th, "if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own." As an example, "Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Let's stop and think, even though the whole purpose of much political rhetoric is to keep us from thinking, and stir our emotions instead.

Even if we were to assume, just for the sake of argument, that 90 percent...