by JOHN NOLTE 23 Oct 2012 –
Desperation is in the air, and The Chicago Machine’s ugliness is just starting to get ginned up. They’ve already all but accused Romney of being a “felon” and of murdering Joe Soptic’s wife, but now that the polls are moving against Obama – and the President’s closing argument has been reduced to Big Bird, binders, and bayonets – President Obama’s about launch his own personal freak show starring Jeremiah Wright, Gloria Allred, and Andrew Sullivan.
It all started over the weekend, when former Democratic San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown let the cat out of the bag about Obama reaching out to his 20-year mentor, the racialist demagogue and America-hating Jeremiah Wright:
If Obama looks as if he’s going black, he could turn off white people. So he’s largely been lying low on the race issues – visibly pushing for the Latino vote, the gay vote, the women’s vote, but not the black vote. But last weekend, he held a conference call with a collection of black preachers that included his old pastor, Jeremiah Wright. He wanted to talk to them about getting out the vote.
Predictably, the White House would later throw Willie Brown under the bus.
Today, things got improbably worse when the Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan, who has reportedly been a guest of Obama’s at the White House, launched into a punishingly long, bigoted, desperate anti-Mormon tirade against Romney that burns a warehouse full of strawmen and employs enough guilt-by-association to choke the ghost of Joe McCarthy: