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The Hollywood Idiocracy has let out a primal scream to protest Donald Trump, the people’s president. Members of the collective convened to convulse like Linda Blair in “The Exorcist,” to the sounds of Gloria Gaynor in “I Will Survive.”

This particular protest was made up of mediocre females: Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Hailee Steinfeld, Chris Pine, Michael Shannon, Matthew McConaughey, Andrew Garfield, and Joel Edgerton (the last five are women with the Y chromosome).

Miss Blair, of course, was great in “The Exorcist.” The same goes for the demon Pazuzu who possessed Blair’s character (Regan MacNeil) in the film. At his gurgling snarling worst, Pazuzu was easier on the ear than the actors who primal-screamed their way through Gaynor’s fabulous, 1979 disco number.

How full of yourself must you be to sound and look as vapid as these celebrities did on the vid? A less self-aggrandizing group would have used the Auto-Tune technology, a must for the pop-pornographers who parade as artists these days! Or perhaps they did, and Team “I Will Survive” is even worse than it sounds.

Speaking of self-adoration, I’ve lost count of how many goodbyes Barack Hussein Obama has bid. The countdown to President-elect Trump’s inauguration has morphed into a search-and-rescue for the Obama legacy, except that when something is dead; it becomes a recovery operation.

The other day, Obama “popped by” to say goodbye to Press Secretary Josh Earnest. I can’t quite recall what 44 said, but the interlude was all about Obama.

Indeed, nothing Obama has ever said is memorable, or has intellectual acuity to it. This goes for his farewell address. President-elect Trump might be inarticulate and plain-spoken; but each of his words means something tangible and actionable. The incumbent’s words, conversely, are like a Rorschach test: fuzzy, hazy verbal vapor, designed to absorb the listener’s projected emotions and reflect them back soothingly.

The cliché is the operative word in an Obama sentence. Visit any random site or video clip featuring Obama excerpts and you’ll hear mind-numbing banalities. Here’s one at random (2009): “What brings us together is stronger than what pulls us apart.”

As measured by the Flesch-Kincaid readability test, a “Smart Politics,” 2012 study concluded that “for the third straight Address, the President’s State of the Union message was written at an eighth-grade level.”

During his interminable farewell address, Obama appeared to imply that from the fact some western immigrants were once disparaged and discriminated against in bad old America—it follows that all immigrants to his newly transformed America should never-ever be doubted or rejected. What did I tell you about eighth-grade reasoning?

For the farewell address, Obama had asked BJ the Chicago Kid—is he a Malia crush?—to ululate the National Anthem. “Take people’s minds to another place” was the instruction BJ allegedly received. BJ’s crushingly bad warbling took me back to 2009.

The scene was a “sedate” soiree at the White House—down to the disco ball and the half-nude, pelvis-grinding Beyoncé. The soiree was held by the first lady for Mexican President Felipe Calderon. Bibi Netanyahu, also visiting, was confined to the basement.

Good times.

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Back to the farewell address. No sooner had I tweeted, “How long before our dreadful cur of a president mentions the ignominy of slavery and the glory of illegal immigrants”—than Obama went ahead and mentioned … the ignominy of slavery and the glory of migrants and refugees.

“White Americans” were encouraged to keep “acknowledging … the effects of slavery and Jim Crow,” and be cool about allowing “minority groups” to “voice discontent,” which is Obama’s code for burning down neighborhoods.

“How long before the president belittles white yokels,” I tweeted next. Not one to disappoint, Obama followed with a derogatory reference to “the middle-aged white guy.” “From the outside,” noodled Obama, “the middle-aged white guy may seem like he’s got advantages, but has seen his world upended by economic and cultural and technological change.”

Yes, give him some change.

All in all, it was as though the guy failed to realize his vision had been rejected root-and-branch when Mr. Trump was elected. America’s potential, intoned the POTUS, would only be realized if the American democracy works; if we have common purpose. Beware of a socialist preaching solidarity. What “our democracy” actually demands is that the POTUS know the US was born a republic, never an unbridled democracy. In this republic, self-government was to trump centrally imposed solidarity.

To follow was an Obama audacity we won’t miss. He praised his spoilt daughters for graciously wearing “the burden of years” of life in the lap of luxury (courtesy the taxpayer), a sentiment his wife, Michelle Antoinette Obama, voiced non-stop on the talk-show circuit.

As I write, 44 is making news with the Fake News establishment. Obama is giving a last, long press conference. The final love-in with an adoring press corps saw the president—for two more days!—praise the sycophants in the room for keeping him honest. Obama’s “skeptic” lapdogs obliged, as they’d done for eight years, with a drubbing. The phrase “(Laughter)” is the most challenging in the transcripts of this, Barack Obama’s last news conference.

Deplorables can agree with one sentiment Obama expressed on the occasion: “I want to be silent for a while and not hear myself talk all the time.” Hear, hear.

We serenade Barack Obama, who just can’t exit center stage, with the chorus line from “I Will Survive”:

Go on now, go, walk out the door ‘Cause you’re not welcome anymore …

 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Barack Obama, Political Correctness 
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  1. luf says:

    Top-notch!
    Should write more books, and get an even wider exposure.

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  2. Hubbub says:

    Blare = Blair, or are we being cynical? If cynical, forgive my post.

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  3. Have we ever seen as sterling a behind-the-curtain, Wizard of Oz act, as performed by Barack Obama for the past eight years? Do we know anything at all about this man aside from the fact that he loves his wife and kids? Has he any friends? Ever hear of, or see any? Aside from pickup basketball and golf, has he any personal interests? We would have to go back to Richard Milhous Nixon to find a president as secretive and even Nixon had Bebe Reboso as a friend. more https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2016/12/09/barry-we-hardly-knew-ye/

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    • Replies: @boogerbently
    ALL that information is sealed for 25-? years.

    (couldn't Trump "unseal" it ?)
  4. nsa says:

    Bongo was elected as the anti-BushTard…..promising to end two idiotic wars. The Nobel laureate not only kept those two going another 8 years, but even started a couple of new slaughters to please his sponsors. Where were the leftie peace lovers? Where were the indignant editorials in the vile KM (kosher media)? Who exactly instigated and profited from all the carnage and mayhem?

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  5. The ( insane) Germans, the folks who have with the most violent actions revealed their inate political wisdom over the last hundred years, they love the ground he walks on, they consider him to be the greatest speaker ever born, they see him as the most intelligent human alive, and they consistantly state the he is too good for the ignorant, uneducated Americans.
    And now they are blathering about MO for US president, just when does all of this lunacy end.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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    • Replies: @Bill Jones
    I think you're a little hard on the Hun. There's some truth to the German aggression story but that also includes a lot of the "Victor's History" syndrome. The Anglo-Americans were well aware of Germany's rapid industrial and scientific progress and Churchill acknowledged that there was a conscious intent to destroy it. It was, in both 1914 and 1939 Britain who declared war on Germany, accompanied in 1914 with the tales of the dreadful Hun bayonetting Belgium Babies that proved so useful when recycled by the Kuwaiti Ambassador's daughter about Saddam Hussein's troops in her (anonymous) testimony in Congress on October 10th 1990.
    , @Occam
    The insane Germans, as you put it are not responsible for Obama.

    Your comment has nothing to do with Ilana Mercer´s article.

    Go back and jam.
  6. @Authenticjazzman
    The ( insane) Germans, the folks who have with the most violent actions revealed their inate political wisdom over the last hundred years, they love the ground he walks on, they consider him to be the greatest speaker ever born, they see him as the most intelligent human alive, and they consistantly state the he is too good for the ignorant, uneducated Americans.
    And now they are blathering about MO for US president, just when does all of this lunacy end.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

    I think you’re a little hard on the Hun. There’s some truth to the German aggression story but that also includes a lot of the “Victor’s History” syndrome. The Anglo-Americans were well aware of Germany’s rapid industrial and scientific progress and Churchill acknowledged that there was a conscious intent to destroy it. It was, in both 1914 and 1939 Britain who declared war on Germany, accompanied in 1914 with the tales of the dreadful Hun bayonetting Belgium Babies that proved so useful when recycled by the Kuwaiti Ambassador’s daughter about Saddam Hussein’s troops in her (anonymous) testimony in Congress on October 10th 1990.

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    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    They are the most troubled, tangled up folks on this planet.
    Just imagine what kind of mentality is required for a country to have a law on the books" such as their MeldeGesetz" , "Meldepflicht : registration duty, which obliges every inhabitant to report his new address to the local police registry office upon moving.
    And just imagine what kind of mentality is necessary for said law to be approved of and considered positive by 99% of the populace.
    I have a close German friend, actually he is now a US citizen, and upon meeting him fifty years ago, he revealed to me in our first conversation that because of this law , which he hated with a passion, he was going to move to the USA some day, and he did so, and is a quite successful, well-off at this time.
    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
  7. Dammit! I don’t care about most of those jerks, but I liked Portman. Now I find she’s israeli, I wish you could have a nice sisterly talk with her, dispell some nonsense.
    I also used to like deniro and buscemi. If Joe pesci turns up on one of these schmuckfests, I swear I’m jumping off a bridge.

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  8. @Bill Jones
    I think you're a little hard on the Hun. There's some truth to the German aggression story but that also includes a lot of the "Victor's History" syndrome. The Anglo-Americans were well aware of Germany's rapid industrial and scientific progress and Churchill acknowledged that there was a conscious intent to destroy it. It was, in both 1914 and 1939 Britain who declared war on Germany, accompanied in 1914 with the tales of the dreadful Hun bayonetting Belgium Babies that proved so useful when recycled by the Kuwaiti Ambassador's daughter about Saddam Hussein's troops in her (anonymous) testimony in Congress on October 10th 1990.

    They are the most troubled, tangled up folks on this planet.
    Just imagine what kind of mentality is required for a country to have a law on the books” such as their MeldeGesetz” , “Meldepflicht : registration duty, which obliges every inhabitant to report his new address to the local police registry office upon moving.
    And just imagine what kind of mentality is necessary for said law to be approved of and considered positive by 99% of the populace.
    I have a close German friend, actually he is now a US citizen, and upon meeting him fifty years ago, he revealed to me in our first conversation that because of this law , which he hated with a passion, he was going to move to the USA some day, and he did so, and is a quite successful, well-off at this time.
    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  9. @Robert Magill
    Have we ever seen as sterling a behind-the-curtain, Wizard of Oz act, as performed by Barack Obama for the past eight years? Do we know anything at all about this man aside from the fact that he loves his wife and kids? Has he any friends? Ever hear of, or see any? Aside from pickup basketball and golf, has he any personal interests? We would have to go back to Richard Milhous Nixon to find a president as secretive and even Nixon had Bebe Reboso as a friend. more https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2016/12/09/barry-we-hardly-knew-ye/

    ALL that information is sealed for 25-? years.

    (couldn’t Trump “unseal” it ?)

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  10. Svigor says:

    Hi Ilana. I spent the time I saved not reading PCR or Mike Whitney’s latest missives, reading this piece. See, I have decided to use CTRL-F>”migr” to decide if I’m going to read Unz pieces any more. Not for every piece, but for the ones with headlines suggesting that words containing “migr” are necessarily relevant. If I don’t see any hits, then I use ALT-F4 to close the page.

    CTRL-F for “migr”, 0 hits = ALT-F4. I’ve tired of these squishes and leftists and phony rightists, and no longer have time for them. They remind me of maranos or rice Christians. Actually, they’re worse; maranos and rice Christians actually bothered to profess the faith. The former phonies won’t even do that. They just keep harping on their old obsessions.

    Sorry, Emma Stone is not mediocre. That woman fell out of the cute branch, and hit every branch on the way down. Not the beauty tree, mind you – the cute tree. She’s almost impossibly cute.

    I feel for McConaughey; I suppose rising in Hollywood as a blond Southerner with non-villainous looks, without playing the conspicuous leftist, is a pretty tall order.

    The scene was a “sedate” soiree at the White House—down to the disco ball and the half-nude, pelvis-grinding Beyoncé. The soiree was held by the first lady for Mexican President Felipe Calderon. Bibi Netanyahu, also visiting, was confined to the basement.

    This recalls the old saying that there’s a little good in everyone.

    To follow was an Obama audacity we won’t miss. He praised his spoilt daughters for graciously wearing “the burden of years” of life in the lap of luxury (courtesy the taxpayer), a sentiment his wife, Michelle Antoinette Obama, voiced non-stop on the talk-show circuit.

    Translation: “We had to wait until afta the 8 yeahz wuz up befo we cud collek owa bribez! Can u believe that shit?” It’s not like they’d be anything near the stinking rich they will be, if not for winning the White House. But Blacks prefer their rewards now.

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  11. Svigor says:

    Dammit! I don’t care about most of those jerks, but I liked Portman. Now I find she’s israeli, I wish you could have a nice sisterly talk with her, dispell some nonsense.
    I also used to like deniro and buscemi. If Joe pesci turns up on one of these schmuckfests, I swear I’m jumping off a bridge.

    Portman peaked at 13. Mental maturity seems to have squashed any talent she had. It makes sense; adults grow to control their emotions, while actors thrive on keeping them close to the surface. So emotion-ruled adolescence would seem to be the natural acting peak for many normal folks.

    As for her politics, she should clean up her own back yard, in Apartheid Israel.

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  12. Actually, my personal view is that Judeans writers are more clever than most. Why? because they do have the guts to tell what they want to say, oblivious to whatever others think about it. Thus the biblical paulin view, ‘to the Judean first, and also to the Greek’ why? because a Judean becomes a Christian, he/she will be so vehement in his/hers advocacy for his believes that no one will prevent him/her from using the name of Christ, as at present whenever a ceremonial prayer is said, which ends with ‘in your name’. A Judean Christian will say ‘In Christ’s name’ with dignity and conviction.

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  13. occam says:

    “Go on now, go, walk out the door ‘Cause you’re not welcome anymore …”

    Too harsh, there are plenty of African nations which wants a ruler. Also, they do not sit eight years.

    Case study : Mugabe.

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  14. Occam says:
    @Authenticjazzman
    The ( insane) Germans, the folks who have with the most violent actions revealed their inate political wisdom over the last hundred years, they love the ground he walks on, they consider him to be the greatest speaker ever born, they see him as the most intelligent human alive, and they consistantly state the he is too good for the ignorant, uneducated Americans.
    And now they are blathering about MO for US president, just when does all of this lunacy end.

    Authenticjazzman "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

    The insane Germans, as you put it are not responsible for Obama.

    Your comment has nothing to do with Ilana Mercer´s article.

    Go back and jam.

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  15. ” Your comment has nothing to do with Ilana Mercer’s article”

    Okay so if you are unable to see the connection this is your own shortcoming, and not my problem, or do you think that contributors to forums first must take the lack of intelligence of other forum participants into consideration before posting something.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

    PS I wonder if Ilana is related to Johnny Mercer the great songwriter.

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