Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Yo, first couple! ~ By Barbara Simpson

By Barbara Simpson © 2009 WorldNetDaily
OK, Barack and Michelle – it's my turn now. As long as you seem to be on the road of informality, throwing tradition, etiquette, proper diplomacy, protocol and common sense out the window and replacing it with 21st century casual, I'm taking the liberty, as an American citizen, to give you a message from my heart: stop it! For two people of your political and diplomatic level, your breezy disregard for proper behavior is embarrassing. Just a reminder: On Jan. 20, you were sworn in as president of the United States of America and your wife became first lady. It's a huge responsibility on many levels, but the most obvious involves what we see and hear. Judging by what we've seen and heard lately, there are problems. Remember "hope and change"? That campaign rhetoric got you elected. It was the philosophy of wishful thinking. Hope – that you would maintain the dignity of the office and change – that you'd do what's right for the country. Apparently we'll have to keep hoping because we got change, and it's not good. We've been treated to you repeatedly criticizing and apologizing for our country on foreign soil in front of world leaders. Then, to make it worse, you bowed to the Saudi king, a full, from-the-waist, bow! What was that about? Bowing signifies subservience! You can make book that the Saudis and all the Middle East understands that. Barack, the president of the United States of America is not subservient to anyone. That bow was inappropriate and demeaning to your office and to all Americans. You should be ashamed, at the very least, embarrassed. [Continue reading]
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