Newsweek's depiction of President Obama on its latest cover has irked some Indian Americans who, fresh off Obama's visit to the world's largest democracy, are not happy with the image of the U.S. president as the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva.
The Newsweek cover shows Obama with several arms carrying policy issues while balancing on one leg. The headline reads: "God of All Things" with a subtitle, "Why the Modern Presidency May be too Much for One Person to Handle."
Shiva, who is one of three pre-eminent gods in the Hindu religion along with Brahma and Vishnu, is considered the destroyer of the world, which must end, metaphorically speaking, in order to be reborn as a more universalistic place. However, the god's purpose is not to foretell an apocalyptic ending.
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I didn't read the article, and I'm not going to. The premise is ridiculous and totally unfair to every president who came before BOZ the clown.
Why didn't Newsweek think the presidency was too much to handle for Bush? All of a sudden we make excuses for presidents who don't wet our whistle? Is this latest depiction of Obama as a deity meant to be a downgrade or pivot from the left's messianic delusions of grandeur?
Newsweak...um..."Newsweek cover Obama" and you would think he was the god of that magazine. PSST! maybe they're trying to save face.
Here's a little Newsflash for NewsWEAK (now that we don't have to answer to Google for the rest of this post)....are you ready?.....brace yourselves, because I don't want to cause any aneurysms over there.....every presidency is too much for one person to handle!
That's why they get to have entire administrations, with a Vice President, and a cabinet, and a chief-of-staff with advisors, and cool logos, and undersecretaries, and deputies, and they ALL have to work together because those 3,000 person $200,000,000.00/day trips to India aren't going to coordinate themselves!
I've got a great investigative story to pitch to them for their next issue. Its perfect for their style of hard-hitting journalism. It goes something like this:
Why a burning fireplace may no longer be the best place to store gasoline.
I REALLY want to know who brokered the deal to sell that rag for A DOLLAR. Seriously, because I've got some ice to sell to eskimos, and anyone who can sell something at a price that is 100% of what its actually worth is someone I want working for me.
If it really is true that Obama inspires the revelation that "the modern presidency may be too much for one person to handle" then we must all be ghosts, because I was totally unaware that he was the last person on earth.Add a comment
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she would not want to submit to an airport security pat-down, one of the new "enhanced" measures instituted by the Transportation Safety Administration ahead of the holiday season to screen airline passengers.
"Not if I could avoid it. No, I mean, who would?" Clinton said during an interview aired on Sunday's "Face the Nation."
Shhh! Nobody tell her the alternative...
I disavow any and all responsibility for the production of any vomit on your person...making this post may have cost me a monitor, so shake it off.Add a comment
I love this post from Right Network...
Right Network launched in September, and if you haven't gone there already check it out now! (If you want to leave a comment, click the image to go directly to the post)
I think what they're doing over there is truly innovative, and if conservatives want to start taking back the culture sites like that are going to be a major factor in getting us there with their brand of "television," and art like this...IF we support them!Add a comment
I debated whether I wanted this any attention. But I know I have a lot of pro-life friends out there that might want to vote at birthornot.com
Basically a couple is putting to an internet vote whether or not they should abort their child. I don't know the motivation, but as of this writing abortion is winning.
I haven't voted yet, because I don't know if I really want to be another log on these a-holes fire. I might, to counter the jerks evil enough to tip it over to "abort."
Part of me hopes this is some sort of pro-life stunt, to make a point this country hates abortion. The current tally doesn't make it look that way though.
Voting ends December 7.
When the post was initially written Friday evening life was winning by A LOT, something to the tune of 80-20. So a lot of people who get jollies off of voting for infanticide have had a very busy weekend.Add a comment
Incoming Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said incoming Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is "known to cry."
"You know what? He is known to cry. He cries sometimes when we're having a debate on bills. If I cry, it's about the personal loss of a friend or something like that. But when it comes to politics — no, I don't cry. I would never think of crying about any loss of an office, because that's always a possibility, and if you're professional, then you deal with it professionally," Pelosi (D-Calif.) told the New York Times magazine.
Wow...That, and the rest of the article is almost worse than having the nerve to cry. Maybe she can't cry because she is a stone cold biotch who doesn't have an emotional connection to the turmoil our country is embroiled in.
Or maybe its because there is a film of plastic that resides beneath her skin and it has managed to seal her tear ducts shut.
In all seriousness I would rather have a Speaker of the House that sheds tears and lives in reality than spend one more day having to listen to any looney toon feed us loads of turd stew chocked full of vitamins B, F, and D, and then tell us we need to let them shove it down our throats so we can find out what it is AFTER its poisoning us.
Lets make the soon-to-be former Speaker harpy-I mean...happy, lets take some stimulus money and build a dam around Boehner's office.
Better yet, lets pay for it with the money taxpayers will be saving not having to pay for her private jet anymore. Either way, I don't care, lets just be done with this issue already so Nancy can stop being a sore loser and go back to being just a loser.
Here's one last gem from the article
"I was the first woman speaker. It didn't get that much play. And I'm not a publicity seeker..."
Oh man, I can't argue with that because she's totally telling the truth there...
By the way, I didn't call her a b**ch, I said "biotch," and rappers use that word in their lyrics. That's right, like women who pose nude in Playboy, I was being artistic. You're welcome.Add a comment
It appears director Ivan Reitman has decided to go in a different direction now that the Harry Potter movies are pretty much done...
I think he should reconsider bringing Schwarzenegger in. After all, the way he bungled governing California was pretty magical.Add a comment
Pelosi expresses relief over giving up private jet so she can resume going green and flying her broom
Following the suspension of Olbermann and Scarborough for only 2 days MSNBC reassures viewers their ongoing expectation that they suspend their disbelief remains indefinite.
Pelosi clarifies saying Boehner "is known to cry" was not intended to insult, she was just being wistfulAdd a comment
Clearly, getting into movies is all about who you know and NOT what you know...Add a comment
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