Barack Obama Advocates ‘Mob Rule’ During Statement on Syria

“Disappointed” doesn’t begin to describe my feelings about statements President Barack Obama made Saturday afternoon during a session with reporters.  My disappointment has nothing to do with his stance on Syria; instead, it has everything to do with him describing the United States as a “democracy” — a concept Thomas Jefferson equated to “mob rule, where 51 percent of the people may take away the rights of the other 49″ — instead of a “republic.”

Four times, as shown in the video (above) of the session in the White House Rose Garden, President Obama used the wrong word to describe the Constitutional framework upon which our nation was founded:

“I’m also mindful that I’m the president of the world’s oldest constitutional democracy.” (2:47)

“I’ve long believed that our power is rooted not just in our military might, but in our example as a government of the people, by the people and for the people.” (2:51)

“This morning, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell agreed that this is the right thing to do for our Democracy.” (4:53)

“Our democracy is stronger when the president and the people’s representatives stand together.” (9:38)

Why did he do it?  I think it’s wishful thinking to believe he never learned the differences between the two, outlined in another video (below).  More likely, he used the wrong word, because it lines up with his political ideology as a Democrat who believes heartily in the concept of mob rule.

Sadly, none of the mainstream news media outlets — including, most recently, NBC News, USA TODAY and The New York Times — ever call out the democrats on this particular leaning. You, however, can call them out!

Please share this post with your fellow Americans — especially Democrats — so that all might understand the critical differences between a democracy and a republic like the one mentioned in the pledge of allegiance:

I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all.

Thanks in advance!

Bob McCarty is the author of Three Days In August (Oct '11) and THE CLAPPER MEMO (May '13). To learn more about either book or to place an order, click on the graphic above.

Bob McCarty is the author of Three Days In August (Oct ’11) and THE CLAPPER MEMO (May ’13). To learn more about either book or to place an order, click on the graphic above.

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About BobMcCarty

A native of Enid, Oklahoma, Bob McCarty graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in journalism in 1984. During the next two decades, he served stints as an Air Force public affairs officer, a political campaign manager, a technology sales consultant and a public relations professional. Today, Bob spends most of his time researching topics, writing about them and publishing those writings. When he’s not writing online, he’s working as an author. Bob’s first published book, Three Days In August: A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier’s Fight For Military Justice (October 2011), chronicles the life story and wrongful conviction of Sgt. 1st Class Kelly A. Stewart, a highly-decorated Green Beret combat veteran. In his second book, THE CLAPPER MEMO (May 2013), Bob connects the dots between a memo signed by James R. Clapper Jr. — the man now serving as our nation’s top intelligence official — and the deaths of dozens of Americans in Afghanistan at the hands of our so-called Afghan “allies” wearing the uniforms of their nation’s military, police and security forces. Bob is married, has three sons and lives in the St. Louis area. Bob is available for media and blogger interviews. Simply drop a comment here, leaving your name, organization, phone number, e-mail address and area of interest. He’ll try to respond as soon as possible.

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