Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Barack Obama Has Not Hurt You

for the folks at MyDD

Barack Obama did not raise your gas prices.
Barack Obama did not ship your job to Mexico.
Barack Obama did not write your sermons.
Barack Obama did not deny your habeas corpus.
Barack Obama did not cast your primary vote
and Barack Obama did not dismiss your primary vote.
Barack Obama did not raise your interest rates.
Barack Obama did not send that letter you wouldn't open for days because you knew what was in it but thought it might go away if you waited long enough only it didn't.
Barack Obama did not foreclose on your house.
Barack Obama did not protect your perverted priest.
Barack Obama did not deny your claim.
Barack Obama did not key your car.
Barack Obama did not call you sweetie,
probably,
and if he did, he meant it to be nice.
Barack Obama did not beat up your kid.
Barack Obama did not deny your choice.
Barack Obama did not steal your lunch money.
Barack Obama did not cause the Sichuan earthquake
or Cyclone Nardis in Myanmar (Burma).
Barack Obama did not ruin your marriage,
or the marriage before that, or that one either.
Barack Obama did not vote to authorize this war.
Barack Obama did not question your sexuality.
Barack Obama did not send military recruiters to your son's high school.
Barack Obama did not make you forget your lines.
Barack Obama did not throw up at the party.
Barack Obama did not get your boss pissed at you
and Barack Obama did not make your best employee quit.
Barack Obama did not lose your mail.
Barack Obama did not borrow money from you.
Barack Obama did not paper your house on Halloween.
Barack Obama did not tell your kids not to talk to you.
Barack Obama did not close the mine.
Barack Obama did not make you an alcoholic.
Barack Obama did not privatize your pension.
Barack Obama did not cross your picket line.
Barack Obama did not question your religion
or your lack of religion.
Barack Obama did not draw a knife on you in a subway train.
Barack Obama did not give Ted Kennedy cancer.
Barack Obama did not take your place in line.