I Should be “Rapped and Killed” – Obama Devotees Condemn USA Today Oped

I am chagrined that not everyone liked  yesterday’s USA Today oped, “Obama Fueled the Distrust that Led to Donald Trump.” I expected the piece to spur thoughtful exchanges by folks with different perspectives.

Alas, my hopes for a rebirth of civility have been mercilessly crushed.

Here’s some responses generated via Twitter, email, and elsewhere online.  (This is a different format than I have previously used on the blog to post responses to articles; I welcome critical etc. feedback.)



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4 Responses to I Should be “Rapped and Killed” – Obama Devotees Condemn USA Today Oped

  1. George Pascual September 15, 2018 at 6:13 pm #

    Most so-called “liberals” are anything but liberal (I’m going by the dictionary definition of liberal as “open-minded.” Moreover, many people, regardless of political affiliation, are tribalistic and anything but open-minded regarding their core beliefs and dogma. Notice how they don’t even address your quotes of the NY Times, which is hardly of bastion of right-wing conservatism.

  2. Tom Blanton September 16, 2018 at 5:20 pm #

    Like if you keep doing this hating, you gonna be rapped – and rhymes be busting out and hitting hard.

    T to the Rump liar liar
    Pants on fire, gotta go
    Big O not lie, yo
    He tell you so
    But now come this guy
    Him blowhard
    Jim Bovard
    Don’t check his fax
    and no question he ax
    just read them tweet
    to keep it real, sweet
    aw yeah, aw sheeeet

  3. Jim September 16, 2018 at 7:35 pm #

    Thanks, Tom! That’s a four-star hoot!


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