Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) confirmed to Conservatives what The Right has believed the Democrats think of Obama.
We joke around, calling Barack Obama the “Obamassiah,” and Rush Limbaugh jokingly calls Barack “His Lord, The Messiah.”
Why is it we joke so much about the Messiah-like treatment of Obama by the press and his followers? Has anybody actually come out and said it?
Granted, Oprah Winfrey said, “He’s the one.” There is even a blog addressing how Obama’s followers essentially proclaim him to be God-like (it is a satirical site). And there have been various other insinuations by the press and fellow Democrats that Barack Hussein Obama is somehow “holier than thou.” His followers, those rabid folks at the Obama Rallies with tears streaming down their cheeks, have been the largest providers of material that keeps the “Obama-Messiah” ball rolling. But nothing had yet been said that specifically compared Obama to a Messianic figure – at least not until now.
That brings us back to Congressman Steve Cohen. On the House of Representatives floor last Wednesday Cohen said, “Barack Obama was a community organizer like Jesus. Pontius Pilate was a governor.”
In other words, Cohen compared Obama to Jesus Christ, the ultimate messianic figure in history, and compared Sarah Palin to Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor that ordered the crucifixion of Christ.
The comment is outrageous, and confirms what Conservatives all along have been claiming the Democrats think of Barack Hussein Obama.
Of course, the statement also shows Cohen’s ignorance about Christianity.
Community Organizers are essentially folks that bring together communities using common interests. The Community Organizer may serve as a coordinator with social workers and social planners.
Jesus Christ was born solely to bear the sins of the world. He was born to die. He did teach along the way, but his ministry was short-lived, and it was his death that truly showed us the grace and mercy the Lord has for us. Of course, Christians believe that God has given humankind free will, and we are free to choose the paths we take – but as a just God, rejection of His gift to us must be accompanied with a consequence – and the consequence of the rejection of Christ is separation from God eternally (some would call this Hell, though “Hell” is not a Biblical term. The Biblical Book of Revelations calls this eternal damnation the “Lake of Fire,” from which the idea of Hell was obviously drawn from).
Of course, Cohen does not understand that, and that is fine. Because of “free will,” he is free to choose his faith. But his statement was an obvious attempt to present Obama as someone divine, a Light Worker (I suppose) as the New Age folks like to paint Obama as. The statement was also designed to show Sarah Palin as evil, somehow, comparing her to the Roman official that made sure the Messiah was killed on the Cross.
All this tells me is that the Democrats are willing to stoop to any level to try to keep the “Obama Hype” rolling, and discredit the GOP choice for Vice President. In other words, a comment that was obviously born from desperation.
So, if I am understanding the Democrats correctly, when McCain and Palin win the Presidential election in November over Obama and Biden, will that make the GOP Candidates Messiah killers?