The last 2 weeks have been rough for Barack Obama. First, he receives the support of radical nation of Islam leader, Louis Farrakhan, and Obama’s campaign plays politics with NAFTA by talking out of both sides of their mouths in trying to pacify our Canadian friends. Hillary exploits both issues brilliantly and Obama’s momentum is, at least for the time being, halted. Now, just to add fuel to the fire, Libyan dictator, Colonel Mumamar al-Qaddafi throws his support to Obama.
While not directly endorsing Obama, Qaddafi made it crystal clear that he is for “change” even to the point where the economy in the United States should “change” to be like Libya’s. If you think our economy is bad, go to google and type – Libya, economy. What you will find is an economy so bad that it would be an insult to other 3rd world countries to call it 3rd world.
Who will support Obama next week? Perhaps Kim Jong-il, who definitely wants us to “change”. However, I suspect that Vladimir Putin, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hugo Chavez are just trying to find the right moment to issue support for Barack Obama. I can imagine Hillary Clinton using the following line in their next debate, “Barack Obama, the candidate for dictators and despots.” Unlike his renouncement of Farrakhan, which if you listened to very closely was only in regards to Farrakhan’s anti-Semitic hate speech, I expect Obama will completely and without qualification renounce Qaddafi.
Somehow, I cannot imagine any of these characters supporting Senator John McCain. That is something to think about when you enter the voting booth this November.