Am I the only person troubled by what Barack says in this article? Essentially, he is trying to drive a wedge the Democratic party, particularly by in essence telling us that his supporters won’t back Hillary if she gets the nomination.
It makes me furious. I though he was supposed to be the candidate of “unity.” I don’t like how he is trying to use scare tactics to frighten voters into voting for him. The funny part, is that the NY Times warned precisely about this type of campaigning in an editorial today.
But then, after giving an interview like that, he follows up in a campaign speech with this kind of rhetoric:
Trying out a new slogan, Obama said Super Tuesday proved, “this time can be different.” “What began as a whisper has now swelled to a chorus that cannot be ignored; that will not be deterred; that will ring out across this land as a hymn that will heal this nation, repair this world, and make this time different than all the rest.”
I am not quite sure that I get it. The more successful he gets, the more abstract he gets when it comes to his speeches. You can see my post below for how I feel about that.