The Times Of London Columnist Gerald Baker had an outstanding op-ed on Obama’s European tour. He reads it in the video below.

In his July 25, 2008 column, The Times of London columnist Gerald Baker wrote about Presidential Candidate Barack Obama’s Excellent Adventure and World Tour.

We are being bombarded by the old media telling us what a magnificent success his trip was. All gaffs and diplomatic errors have been sanitized and the myth that will become fact as it is repeated repeatedly in the press is that The Obamessiah was loved by one and all and that Europe simply loved him. The press here has even forgotten that he faked his photo-ops with the troops and that he faked the one shot basketball goal the oohed and ahhed everyone on this side of the Atlantic. They have actually pretty nearly convinced us that what the Germans think of us is more important than what we think of us.

That’s why its such a relief to get a humorous and accurate portrayal of the bizarre phenomenon that we are all witnessing during this election season. The worship of an empty suit that is owned by special interests with very (VERY!) deep pockets who have packaged him and branded him to sale to the American people.

Baker’s column is all in good fun, of course. Unfortunately, many seem to have a decided lack of a sense of humor. But then, its well known that the devil detests being ridiculed.

And it came to pass, in the eighth year of the reign of the evil Bush the Younger (The Ignorant), when the whole land from the Arabian desert to the shores of the Great Lakes had been laid barren, that a Child appeared in the wilderness.

The Child was blessed in looks and intellect. Scion of a simple family, offspring of a miraculous union, grandson of a typical white person and an African peasant. And yea, as he grew, the Child walked in the path of righteousness, with only the occasional detour into the odd weed and a little blow.

When he was twelve years old, they found him in the temple in the City of Chicago, arguing the finer points of community organisation with the Prophet Jeremiah and the Elders. And the Elders were astonished at what they heard and said among themselves: “Verily, who is this Child that he opens our hearts and minds to the audacity of hope?�?

Continue reading …. and watch the video below.

Obama Ventured Forth To Bring Light To The World – Video