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Obama, Sarah Palin, Jesus, and Pontius Pilate

Sarah Palin slammed community organizers as a way to get to Barack Obama this week, saying, “I guess a small town mayor is sort of like a ‘community organizer,’ except that you have actual responsibilities!”

jesus was a community organizer pontius pilate was a governorHar, har, chortle chortle. That’s funny, until you realize what a mess Sarah Palin made out of her responsibilities as mayor. When she became mayor, Wasilla had a balanced budget. When Palin left the position of mayor, Wasilla was in deficit spending, and tens of millions of dollars in debt. This debt came in spite of the fact that Sarah Palin fired people and cut important municipal services left and right. Sarah Palin didn’t live up to her mayoral responsibilities.

As community organizer, Barack Obama had a lot of responsibilities, including the burden of being responsible for helping people find work and get back on their feet again in the face of abandonment by corrupt business interests. Barack Obama left his community better than he found it. Sarah Palin did not.

Oh, but all of this is just so much babble to right wing Sarah Palin supporters. They’re deaf to reason and blind to facts. They’re looking for some entertainment, and some zippy one-liners to help them decide who to vote for.

So, let’s give them a zippy one-liner. Jesus was a community organizer, and Pontius Pilate was a governor.

Barack Obama was a community organizer. Sarah Palin was a governorI guess that shows them!

Well, I know it’s not a logical argument. Unfortunately, right wing evangelicals don’t have much respect for logical arguments. They like quoting scripture – so, okay, let’s give ‘em scripture.

It dazzles them. It hypnotizes them. Say “Jesus” in combination with a political argument, and an evangelical Sarah Palin supporter is defenseless. You know it’s true, so use this Achilles heel to advantage, with the bumper sticker and t-shirt you see here.

Seriously, let’s have a little compassion for poor old Sarah Palin. She was just reading from a script. It’s not as if she thought up that insult to community organizers herself.

8 comments to Obama, Sarah Palin, Jesus, and Pontius Pilate

  • Jon

    The Republican party should not attack Obama in is role as a community organizer, but the Dems should not attack Palin in her role as a mayor and governor.

  • Why? Why should an election be a time during which the candidates are not criticized or asked difficult questions?

    Sounds like you don’t think your candidate can take it.

  • Jon

    Are you saying that it is right and ok that Palin critizied Obama for been a community organizor, and if that’s the case why was this artical written.

  • Sam

    If Palin can criticize Obama about his being a community organizer why cant Palin be criticized for being a bad Governor. She shouldn’t give it unless she can take it too.
    And I agree with the article. Lets use another quote “He without sin cast the first stone.” Obviously Palin thinks that she is innocent and bound for heaven, but we know how that story ended.

  • George

    Thanks for the info–wished more would see your site
    George

  • Bob

    Obama = Osama

    Biden = Laden

    Osama Bin laden hmmmm

  • trish4Palin

    BOB….MY HUSBAND AND I ALREADY THAT THOUGHT TOO!!!

    I find it interesting that more people haven’t been commenting on that phrase because it really does make you think of Obama-Sin-Biden…whoops…I meant to say Osama Bin Laden!!!

    Funny thing about Biden: Biden commented while out campaiging that Hillary was more qualified than he was for the position of VP…right on camera and I heard it with my own ears!! Of course, “OBAMA-OSAMA….HILLARY-KILLERY” doesn’t have quite the same meaning but it’s almost as interesting!! HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

  • JESUS CHRIST was not a community organizer. He was and is the Son of Man, Lord and Savior. JUDAS ISCARIOT was a community organizer. Obama is a community organizer, using a form of fascist and socialist political methods.

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