Please vote for Obama. Do it for the country -- and do it for revenge.
Revenge against who, you say? Well, just for starters, there's the always trite Byron York.
A seemingly offhand utterance from President Obama has turned into a major point of contention between the two campaigns, as Team Obama tries to explain what the president meant when he told a crowd of supporters that “Voting is the best revenge.” It happened in Springfield, Ohio Friday as Obama was discussing the economic policies of the 1990s. When Obama referred to “a Senate candidate by the name of Mitt Romney,” the crowd booed his opponent’s name — certainly not unusual reaction at political rallies of both parties.
Then Obama said, “No, no, no — don’t boo, vote. Vote. Voting is the best revenge.” It was an ugly and small-minded moment, especially for the end of a campaign when candidates usually try to stress larger, optimistic themes. Romney incorporated the “revenge” line in his speech in Ohio Friday night, saying that while Obama advises revenge, he, Romney, wants people to vote “for love of country.”
A vote for Obama is a vote for revenge against Byron York, whose meandering articles like the above excerpt makes any rational person's head hurt for a week. Vote for revenge against the Beltway villagers who are engaged in a process of stripping away benefits for working class Americans like Social Security and Medicare in their demands for a grand bargain. A bargain that will have no effect on them.
Vote for revenge against Leon Cooperman and the 1%ers, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Ron&Rand Paul, Rupert Murdoch, Koch Brothers, Roger Ailes, Mark Halperin, David Broder, Jonah&Bernie Goldberg, Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump, Grover Norquist, Ralph Reed, Todd Aiken, Pat Robertson, Karl Rove, WSJ, Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney.
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