November 6th, 2008 19:15 EST
Is Rahm Emanuel the Best Omama Can Do to Implement CHANGE?
With a righteous wind at his back and not-so-righteous ACORN fraud engineers at his side, President-elect Barack Obama graciously accepted the verdict of the American people and set out to deliver on his many campaign promises.
Mindful of the fact that the overarching theme of his entire campaign was CHANGE, Obama began his historic administration by naming Rahm Emanuel Chief of Staff.
Is he not the fellow who has been slithering around in the shadows of the Democrat party since 1984, including stints with Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and in the Clinton White House?
The Emanuel who choreographed the famous 1993 handshake between Israel Prime Minister Rabbi and PLO President Arafat in the Rose Garden, while the president of the United States shared a celebration cigar with intern Monica Lewinsky in that little back room off the Oval Office?
The Emanuel who has been in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Illinois, since 2003?
THAT Emanuel is supposed to be in charge of Change?
Good heavens, President-elect Obama, we were expecting real change, the kind that America desperately needs!
For example, why not name Eddie Murphy Chief of Staff?
Of course, Murphy has no experience whatsoever; however, that makes him the perfect match for a senior post in the Obama administration!
What better way to bring about change than by bringing in someone who has no idea about the traditional, "old school" ways of Washington?
Or better still, why not leave the future of the civilized world in the capable hands of basketball superstar Allen Iverson, now playing for the Detroit Pistons?
Iverson may not know squat about politics or government, but he could challenge the president to some one-on-one hoops to relieve the stress of dealing with snotty Republicans!
All in all, the selection of Rahm Emanuel is a major disappointment to those of us looking forward to monumental, earth shattering change.
Perhaps the only change that the new president will actually deliver on is abandonment of all those exaggerated campaign promises concerning CHANGE?