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Obama’s Total War Against the GOP

Science Avenger Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 4:22 PM
"...conservatives who have been asleep for a generation or more..." Ah, so that explains why so many of them talk like its still 1950.

The 2012 presidential campaign is over, but not for President Obama. The community organizer turned Senator turned president, who ran on hope and change in 2008 and its antipode character assassination in 2012, has no intention of putting politics behind him. Rather, he is seeking to wage a total war against the Republicans for their political immiseration.

Total war is a two-pronged approach to battle: first, mobilizing the entire population for the war effort; and second, targeting the entire enemy population, not just its military. Examples from World War Two include German submarine attacks on merchant ships and passenger ships, the...