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Voting for Obama is Just Like Saving Babies or Being Wounded in the Line of Duty

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On February 13, 2013 @ 12:03 pm In The Point | 13 Comments


Not many people have focused in on the insanely arrogant conclusion to Obama’s whopper of a speech which compared a woman who waited on line to cast her vote for him, with a wounded police war and a woman who looked after newborns during Hurricane Sandy.

We were sent here to look out for our fellow Americans the same way they look out for one another, every single day, usually without fanfare, all across this country. We should follow their example.

We should follow the example of a New York City nurse named Menchu Sanchez. When Hurricane Sandy plunged her hospital into darkness, she wasn’t thinking about how her own home was faring. Her mind was on the 20 precious newborns in her care and the rescue plan she devised that kept them all safe.

We should follow the example of a North Miami woman named Desiline Victor. When Desiline arrived at her polling place, she was told the wait to vote might be six hours. And as time ticked by, her concern was not with her tired body or aching feet, but whether folks like her would get to have their say.

We should follow her example, apparently, by voting for Obama.

We should follow the example of a police officer named Brian Murphy. When a gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, Brian was the first to arrive, and he did not consider his own safety. He fought back until help arrived and ordered his fellow officers to protect the safety of the fellow Americans worshiping inside, even as he lay bleeding from 12 bullet wounds.

Voting for Obama is the highest form of heroism there is. It’s apparently appropriate to place that story among two other stories of actual heroism.

In Obama’s America, waiting on line for hours is the new heroism. But waiting on line is the essential activity of a bureaucratic Socialist state. The willingness to wait on line is the only way to make the government give you things.

Sure saving babies and stopping a gunman is nice, but what really matters is voting for more free stuff. And waiting on line is fine for unimportant things, like waiting to see a doctor, but not for importing things, like voting for Obama.

Should we actually follow the example of Desiline Victor, a Haitian woman who doesn’t speak English [2]?

“I’m very happy, very proud,” she said, communicating through a translator because she speaks only Haitian Creole. The translator is her godson, Mathieu Pierre Louis, whom she raised as her son. She moved to the United States in 1989 and became a naturalized citizen in 2005.

So we’re talking about a woman who doesn’t speak English and moved here at the age of 79 but still manages to vote in order to keep on milking the system?


Is there some moral heroism in ripping off a country that you have never worked in and whose language you have never even learned?

Is there some heroism in voting when you don’t even speak the language and don’t actually qualify for citizenship?

During his address, Obama cited Victor as an example worth following, saying she was concerned about “whether folks like her would get to have their say.”

The folks like her have been getting their say. The problem is that the folks who subsidize folks like her, haven’t.

What has Desiline Victor contributed to America? [2]Well she voted for Obama, didn’t she? So I would say that she contributed to her share to running of the national debt of the country, without contributing anything to increasing its prosperity.

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[2] Desiline Victor, a Haitian woman who doesn’t speak English: http://floppingaces.net/2013/02/13/desiline-victor-sorry-to-burst-the-happy-bubble-but/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FloppingAces+(Flopping+Aces)

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