Pat Buchanan Worries The White People Are Losing Their America, Like Always
Pat Buchanan has a post up today on WorldnetDaily, about the "Oath Keepers," the latest strain of extremist nimrods who have lost their minds over the fact that a candidate they don't like won an election, in America.
Just who the hell are these people? As Buchanan describes them, the "Oath Keepers" are "ex-military and police who repledge themselves to defend the Constitution, even if it means disobeying orders." "If the U.S. government ordered law enforcement agencies to violate Second Amendment rights by disarming the people," Buchanan says, "Oath Keepers will not obey." Good to know.
It's actually possible to read the first eight or so paragraphlets of Buchanan's piece without having any idea that he's doing anything other than making fun of the Oath Keepers. He compares them to the 9-11 Truthers and Orly Taitzy "Birthers," and seems to wryly note that Oath Keeper founder Stewart Rhodes is "destined for cable stardom." But then you glance back at the headline of the post -- "Traditional Americans are losing their nation" -- and read on, and the thrust of Buchanan's piece is pretty clear: SOMEONE NEEDS TO SAVE THE WHITE PEOPLE, WITH GUNS!
Referring to the white working-class voters in the industrial towns decimated by job losses, Obama said: "They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
Yet, we had seen these folks before. They were Perotistas in 1992, opposed NAFTA in 1993 and blocked the Bush-Kennedy McCain amnesty in 2007.
And now, they will be gunning people down, maybe, in the streets?
There is just no issue of the day that Buchanan cannot torture and wedge into his race-obsessed hole:
They see Wall Street banks bailed out as they sweat their next paycheck, then read that bank profits are soaring, and the big bonuses for the brilliant bankers are back. Neither they nor their kids ever benefited from affirmative action, unlike Barack and Michelle Obama.
Exactly. Why did the government step in to give billions of taxpayer dollars to Wall Street banks? Because of their blackness.
Anyhow, that's today's offering from MSNBC's veteran political pundit!