With America going to hell in a hand basket... what's with all the kerfuffle in the news of late regarding which candidate: Governor Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama grew up the most privileged... or had the longest or shortest silver spoon in their mouths?
Talk about 'distraction'. From my vantage point and by anybody's standards, they have both lived... and continue to live better than most Americans.
Let's do the comparisons.
Both are pretty boys who have gotten over in life as a result of their good looks. (check) [they kinda look alike if you ask me]
Neither one of them have ever lived one day in the 'hood or in poverty: Mitt reared in upper crust Bloomfield Hills, MI; Obama raised in exotic Hawaii. (check) [can we say bourgeois lifestyles all of their lives???]
Mitt and Obama were educated at Universities that most kids in America can't get into... can't afford... and that most parents only get to dream about for their kids. (check) [and neither one of them had to rely on an athletic scholarship to go to those Universities. Pul-eeze!]
Both had doors opened to them because of their access to the power people and powerful networks in their respective circles. (check) [don't even let me start naming names from both of their Who's-who buddy lists... geesh]
Romney and Barack both have (or present) the 'picture-perfect' all-American family model: married to powerful women, without divorces and with no baby-mama drama; beautiful and well-mannered, perfect-acting kids/grandkids; own big house(s); both wrote books and make lots and lots of money; and of course they own a dog! (check) [c'mon... it don't get much better than that, huh?]
And finally, both of them are used to/accustomed to lackey's catering to them... and being large and in charge, as both have had the privilege (all of their lives) of being groomed for the successes that they now... and have always enjoyed. (check) (check) (check)
Nope. I don't see a nickles-worth of difference in either one of them. Compared to most lives in regular America, they both have silver spoons hanging out of their lips!
So, Romney and Obama stop bamboozling us Americans with the: "I'm more like you than my opponent is" conversation... You can't fool the electorate with that one. For, everybody knows it's hyperbole.
Now if you will... just get real 'fellas, and talk about some real issues that affect us peones out here... like: jobs, gas prices, taxes, Obama/RomneyCare, how to unite this country, etc.
Posts I Recommend
Vince Haley As usual, the main stream media spends its time parroting presidential aspirant, Speaker Newt Gingrich's, recent announc...
During the past 12-weeks, I have had the opportunity to travel from California to Connecticut; and from New Orleans to Chicago. ...
Our Nation Needs YOU...Join Me As We Pray For America! UPDATE: No I Will "NOT" Spend Prayer Time Bashing President Obama!!!UPDATE: For those who read the Commercial Appeal story about my appearance at the prayer event in Was...
Oooops! Obama's mask has finally come all the way off! First of all, the President of the United States c alling his challenger a...
Supreme Court of the United States. Back row (left to right): Sonia Sotomayor , Stephen G. Breyer , Samuel A. Alito , and Elena Kagan . Fr...
Terrorist attack U.S. Embassies in Egypt and Libya Say what you will... but the "one" characteristic that is tantamount to ...
" Et tu, Brute? " I'm sure President Barack Obama woke up this morning and uttered words similar to those made famous by Rom...
What's wrong with these pictures??? Everyone knows that in today's culture... optics/ eyeballs/what-you-see-as-the-backdrop s...
US Embassy under attack on anniversary of Sept 11, 2012 How many people remember in 1979 when the U.S. embassy was seized by a mob of a...
Idol Worshipping! A 25-foot sand sculpture of President Barack Obama. There is a major disconnect in this nation! First off... what...
- Vivian Berryhill
- TN/MS, The South, United States
- I'm an unashamed conservative: GOP since '72. Born again Christian. Married to Rev. Chester Berryhill, Jr. This blog affords me an opportunity to share my political and social views with those who are broad thinkers, open-minded and aren't afraid to think out-of-the-box.
- Obama Didn't Make The Call? Gimme-A-Break!!!
- Badda Bing... Badda Boom!! Romney Test-Drives Rubi...
- RomBama: Both Grew Up With Silver Spoons By My Sta...
- Pack It In, Bruh! David Axelrod Puts Final Nail I...
- Basketball And Politics: It's Only But A Game ...
- DOJ High Noon Reponse: 3 Pages Of Skadamarack! ...
- President Obama "Dares" SCOTUS To Mess With ObamaC...
- ▼ April (7)