The headline above, if seen six or seven years ago, would have been frightening to Americans who feared for their country with the likes of Obama in the White House. But today Americans have become hardened to the announcement of a new Obama executive order that crushes some long-respected law, reverses a social norm that’s always been the way we do things, or perhaps the issuance of a new regulation from the EPA halting electrical power generation from this time forward that will kill thousands of jobs. But the surprising thing about this Miami Herald headline is that it’s not about Obama and his “fundamental transformation of America”. It’s instead about Brazil.
It seems the U.S. is not the only nation being torn to shreds by its leftist leader. The Miami Herald is reporting on Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff, and the thing one notices about the article, which doesn’t mention Barack Obama at all, is the similarity between Ms. Rousseff and our Obama.
Dilma Rousseff is the leader of the ultra-leftist Working Party in Brazil, was imprisoned in 1970 for being an Urban Guerilla participant and for advocating Marxist politics. Barack Obama is the leader of the ultra-leftist liberal/Democrat/progressive party in America, is denying healthcare to his fellow citizens, was close friends with terrorists who bombed and killed in the 1960s, has added 4 trillion dollars to America’s debt and attended the congregation of Jeremiah Wright who spewed anti-American opinions from the pulpit of his church. Plus Obama speaks in terms of Marxist economics and rules America with dictatorial executive orders in order to “fundamentally transform” it against the will of America’s citizens.
Brazil and America are faced with political corruption, unemployment, soaring budget deficits, a suffering national credit rating, a divided populace, declining wages and serious public health concerns. But what else can you expect when radical leftists get control of a modern, wealthy nation? They rake off the wealth for themselves, their friends, and their welfare-recipient dependents, and leave us peons, the ones who actually earned and created the wealth that they squander, to fend for ourselves as we and our children struggle to pay off their enormous debts.