What are right-wingers freaking out about now? This:
President Obama called voting "the best revenge" on Friday at a rally in Ohio.Jennifer Rubin is beside herself:
The line was a twist on Obama's usual "don't boo, vote" line that the president uses when crowds at this rallies boo Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s name.
"No, no, no, Don't boo. Vote," Obama told a crowd in Springfield, Ohio. "Voting is the best revenge."
Obama makes a base appealFox Nation calls this "Obama's Sick Closing Argument." Breitbartnik John Nolte says,
...That's the best he can do? "Voting is the best revenge"? And against whom should voters seek "revenge" -- other Americans? A candidate who has the support of about half the electorate? It is mind-boggling, really, that this sort of snide, negative motivation is what President Obama has saved up for his final appeal.
What kind of divisive, ugly rhetoric is this coming from a sitting president? ...But a headline at Michelle Malkin's Twitchy gets to the heart of the wingers' take on this:
This behavior isn't just unpresdiential, it's un-American.
President Thug at Ohio rally: 'Voting is the best revenge'That right: for Obama, not only is it unseemly, unpresidential and un-American to urge the defeat of your opponent in the last week of an election campaign, it's actually a violent criminal act. (Gosh, I wonder what it is about Obama that inspired Malkin to use the word "Thug." Let me think....)
By the way, I'd just like to point out that three days after the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, her nineteen-year-old son, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, spoke at a press conference:
"The party's long struggle for democracy will continue with renewed vigour," he said. "My mother always said, democracy is the best revenge.""Democracy is the best revenge." I guess she was just another thug.