Exploiting bloodshed to ‘re-connect with the American people’
Despite Barack Obama’s apparent hesitancy to politicize last week’s Aurora massacre for election points scoring, his supporters
have been far less reserved, urging the President to hijack such attacks in order to secure re-election.
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As we reported yesterday, Time Magazine lamented the fact that Obama had not been forceful enough in seizing upon Friday’s tragedy to reinvigorate the evisceration of the second amendment.
However, others have gone even further, to the point of seemingly welcoming terror attacks and bloodshed as a means of helping Obama pose as a tough leader and in turn rallying Americans around his big government agenda.
During a 2010 appearance on Chris Matthews’ Hardball, former Clintonite and Democrat operative Mark Penn brazenly stated that Obama would need to take advantage of a massacre to get fresh momentum behind his presidency.