Obama Hijacks Medal of Honor Winner’s Funeral To Talk About His Own Vacation


You know when you’re talking about a Medal of Honor winner and the highest ranked Asian elected official, there might be a few other topics to talk about then your own vacation memories, but well, Obama loves his vacations. He doesn’t love much else, but he sure loves his vacations. And talking about himself.

And Obama combined his two great passions, vacations and talking about himself, in true classy style at Senator Inouye’s funeral.

“Now, even though my mother and grandparents took great pride that they had voted for him, I confess that I wasn’t paying much attention to the United States Senate at the age of four or five or six.  It wasn’t until I was 11 years old that I recall even learning what a U.S. senator was, or it registering, at least.”

Death must be a truly horrifying phenomenon for Obama. Other people at least take comfort in knowing that their country and their family will go on, but for Obama there is nothing else. Everything only exists in relation to him in a completely solipsistic universe.

Senator Inouye only exists in relation to Obama.

Before Obama knew about him, there was no such thing, and Obama can only talk about Senator Inouye in terms of the point in time at which he came into being by way of Obama learning about him.

So we flew over the ocean, and with my mother and my grandmother and my sister, who at the time was two, we traveled around the country.  It was a big trip.  We went to Seattle, and we went to Disneyland — which was most important.  We traveled to Kansas where my grandmother’s family was from, and went to Chicago, and went to Yellowstone.  And we took Greyhound buses most of the time, and we rented cars, and we would stay at local motels or Howard Johnson’s.  And if there was a pool at one of these motels, even if it was just tiny, I would be very excited. And the ice machine was exciting — and the vending machine, I was really excited about that.

But this is at a time when you didn’t have 600 stations and 24 hours’ worth of cartoons.  And so at night, if the TV was on, it was what your parents decided to watch.  And my mother that summer would turn on the TV every night during this vacation and watch the Watergate hearings.  And I can’t say that I understood everything that was being discussed, but I knew the issues were important.  I knew they spoke to some basic way about who we were and who we might be as Americans.

And so, slowly, during the course of this trip, which lasted about a month, some of this seeped into my head.  And the person who fascinated me most was this man of Japanese descent with one arm, speaking in this courtly baritone, full of dignity and grace.  And maybe he captivated my attention because my mom explained that this was our senator and that he was upholding what our government was all about.  Maybe it was a boyhood fascination with the story of how he had lost his arm in a war.  But I think it was more than that.

Now, here I was, a young boy with a white mom, a black father, raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.  And I was beginning to sense how fitting into the world might not be as simple as it might seem.  And so to see this man, this senator, this powerful, accomplished person who wasn’t out of central casting when it came to what you’d think a senator might look like at the time, and the way he commanded the respect of an entire nation I think it hinted to me what might be possible in my own life.

Not only does Obama manage to hijack an American hero’s funeral with his usual nonsense about his multiracial identity crisis, he’s pathologically unable to speak about him in relation to any other view but his own.

The Senator, like the rest of humanity, only exists for the enlightenment and entertainment of Barack Hussein Obama. His life story is a footnote in Obama’s own.

  • objectivefactsmatter

    0'Bama really is a narcissistic freak. I thought he was just a traitor and communist dupe owned by the Saudi Islamic jihad "king." Reading the text and knowing this was a POTUS at the funeral of a senator…or any funeral. What an absolute creep. This is extremely strong evidence that he has inverted the traditional notion of service in America and is there for his personal agenda, which is in conflict with America's best interests.

    Not that we needed more evidence, but maybe more will begin to wake from their stupor.

    • Toa

      I don't hold much hope for his worshippers to wise up any time soon. They voted for him after what he did in his first term, not the least of which was attacking the petrochemical industry even as gas prices almost tripled. His lick-spittle allies in the Media and Academia have conditioned them well to "know" that anything that goes wrong is GWB/Republicans' fault.

  • WilliamJamesWard

    Senator Inouye was a gentleman and would have not berated Barak for his egocentric bablings
    but it is with disdainful awareness that if those holding the late Senators funeral were truly wishing
    to honor him Barak would have been low on the list down past Hawaii 5 O……….Cheeky dude
    BO, may Inouye rest in peace and when Obama goes on a permanent vacation we can all rest
    in the pieces that will be left……………………………….William

  • Mary Sue

    Yeah even when talking about his fellow left wing nut bars, Obama can't help but feed his own ego.

  • Toa

    After at least 4 years of being in front-line politics, this is what he comes up with at the funeral of a veteran Senator. He just can't help himself. If the press wasn't virtually all "Liberal", and so terrified of black Leftists/counter-culturalists, they would have roasted him alive for this.

  • Elaine

    Obama brings narcissism to a new level.

  • Will

    He talked about how this man influenced one of his best childhood memories. He was telling people that's Senator Inouye. Now I'm from a Red State. Maybe if we actually tried to accomplish something and stop with the petty name calling, on both sides, we could get stuff done.

    • Daniel Greenfield

      Not really. He didn't mention anything substantial about the Senator'. It was about his vacation, more than it was about anything else.

      • WilliamJamesWard

        It is all about memories Obama has of himself that somehow grace the fact that the
        Senator had any existence, pure narcacism. What if the tables were turned and
        Senator Inouye was speaking at the Ones funeral, of course it would have a setting
        equal to the Macys day parade and from a platform where the One was lowered into
        the rocket sending him into outer space….. …… ….. ….to the sceaming of joyful
        crowds…………………………..William

    • objectivefactsmatter

      "He talked about how this man influenced one of his best childhood memories. "

      OK. What was the subject, memories or the senator? Both? Which got the most focus?

      "He was telling people that's Senator Inouye."

      He used his memories with details having very little to do with the senator other than framing the chronology and timing.

      "Now I'm from a Red State."

      Meaning what exactly?

      "Maybe if we actually tried to accomplish something and stop with the petty name calling, on both sides, we could get stuff done."

      That's useless analysis. If this is our only option, I'm satisfied that the best path is to stop as much "stuff" on 0'Bama's agenda as possible…he being a traitor and all. That seems like the best thing for America to do.

  • J.S.

    Is this not a recurrent pattern for Obama? After the murder of Ambassador Stevens, Obama seemed far more troubled by his having a "tough day." Such a disgusting speech Obama made in Las Vegas– whining and self-pitying. Obama is such an appalling narcissist. (I cannot forgive Americans who voted for this lying, egotistical sociopath.)

    • objectivefactsmatter

      "Is this not a recurrent pattern for Obama? After the murder of Ambassador Stevens, Obama seemed far more troubled by his having a "tough day." Such a disgusting speech Obama made in Las Vegas– whining and self-pitying. Obama is such an appalling narcissist."

      You either worship him in delusion, or you're disgusted by the reality. It's hard to avoid the plain facts though. If he's not the messiah, he sure has a lot to answer for about his self-love.

      "(I cannot forgive Americans who voted for this lying, egotistical sociopath.)"

      I hear you. It will be easier to forgive them as they wake up and apologize. We simply don't know how many will, nor how long that will take.

      • Mary Sue

        The fact that he's black may result in hardly anybody waking up. Call it the soft bigotry of low expectations.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          "The fact that he's black may result in hardly anybody waking up. Call it the soft bigotry of low expectations."

          You could be sadly correct now that you mention it. They're thinking how important self-esteem is that how he's such an awesome savior AND role model for all those blacks who can't get the resources blah blah blah and statistically since we aren't all demographically equal yet, the government's supposed mission of "social justice" (communism) has failed, which is of course much more important than say, delivering a balanced budget, or any budget whatsoever in a timely manner.

          Because you know, "affirmative action" is great but just a start. Until there is no income or any measure of "economic disparity" anywhere, we must forge ahead towards Utopia with 0'Bama as our dear leader, showing blacks how to be narcissistic. Just don't let the whites behave that way, or they'd be arrogant racists. Most of them are anyway you know.

          Thanks again Barry.

          • Toa

            "…forge ahead towards Utopia with 0'Bama as our dear leader, showing blacks how to be narcissistic."

            O.F.M., thanks for that good laugh :D …funny as heck, but everything you said is sadly true.

        • Bartemais

          Whether it be his election twice to the presidency, the Noble peace prize, a fawning press, Man of the Year, or “our lord and savior Barak Obama; sadly it is all based on race. The danger is that the majority or our countryman are self blinded to reality. What a sad testimony to the distorted racial views in the USA. How much better off we would all be if we truly were colored blind. Then performance and policy would be judged much more accurately. The left in America is largely responsible for this present distorted racial vision.

          • objectivefactsmatter

            "How much better off we would all be if we truly were colored blind."

            It's never been more clear to me; that is not what leftists want. They want so nurture (social or "racial") evolution towards their Utopian objectives.

  • Anamah

    In his own universe Obama can't find any space out of himself. There is nothing left beyond… his person.
    At least nothing important to talk about. Is for this reason that he is unable to go to Congress meet with lawmakers. He is simply unable to appreciate others ideas, he can not tolerate to share, compare, nor evaluate…. He is too closed and structured to allow any kind of interaction, and also in part for the same reason his presidency shows total lack of transparency. Funny or dramatic enough, he really thinks the rejection of his proposals is only to deny, to opposes him!!! for the pleasure of claiming victory over HIM! He feels nothing for anything away from his belly button and the magnificent role he is acting…

  • elle

    JUST ANOTHER REASON/EXCUSE TO BRING UP RACE, RACE, RACE, RACE, RACE, RACE, RACE, RACE…..

    TRANSLATION- I LIKED THIS JAPANESE SENATOR BECAUSE HE WAS NON-WHITE.

    • objectivefactsmatter

      He loved the senator because he was a non-white leftist.
      http://senator-liberal-ratings.findthedata.org/l/

      There'd have been a lot more to love it he'd been a black stealth communist senator raised in a Muslim nation as a Muslim by communist parents who indoctrinated him to hate the USA. But we can only find one of those, and he's not dead yet.

  • objectivefactsmatter

    "And my mother that summer would turn on the TV every night during this vacation and watch the Watergate hearings. And I can’t say that I understood everything that was being discussed, but I knew the issues were important. I knew they spoke to some basic way about who we were and who we might be as Americans."

    How does this a-hole bring up Watergate when he's in the center of a far darker, even evil scandal? Talk about arrogance.