Originally posted at The Blacksphere
In the story, after the death of family boss, Don Vito Corleone, and the assassination of older brother Sonny, baby-faced, brainy Marine Michael was forced against his better judgment to ascend to the head of the powerful New York Mafia family.Â The favored-son/war hero turned out to be a cold-blooded murderer determined, at all costs, to maintain power.
In one of the most memorable scenes in the film, while the protagonistâ€™s henchmen are about the business of massacring the newly-installed Bossâ€™s nemeses, an angelic Corleone stands in a church and vows to assume responsibility for his newborn nephewâ€™s spiritual upbringing.
In the real world, accusations are dogging Barack Obamaâ€™s beleaguered administration.
As a result, American politics are currently in a state of unrelenting tumult that resembles a Mafia turf war. Yet despite the many scandals that undeniably have Barack Obamaâ€™s thin-skinned, vindictive fingerprints all over them, the presidentâ€™s upper lip and palms remain sweat-free and Obamaâ€™s perpetual smile projects a Michael Corleone-confident air of unflustered self-assurance.
Pundits seem convinced that the multi-tiered revelations of harassment, spying, cronyism, and discrimination are discrete incidents, all of which Obamaâ€™s envoys swear the president knew nothing about.
But, what is more likely is that all the scandals are a result of an individual in the highest echelons of power dispatching capo-style henchmen in the IRS, the EPA, the NSA, and the Department of Justice to do the dirty work of disposing those President Obama perceives as potential problems.
Hence, what America may be witnessing is the long-overdue demise of political Don Barack Obama for attempting to advance progressivism in the same manner Godfather Michael Corleone went about eradicating the Barzini family.
For four years Obama has comported himself in a manner similar to the cool, calculating Michael Corleone.Â In the movie, while Michael piously recited the rite of Baptism in the Church of Saint Joachim and Anne, hellfire and brimstone were simultaneously raining down on his foes compliments of the dedicated foot soldiers he had dispatched
In the shadow of the baptistery a soulless Corleone mouthed the vow that he rejected the â€œglamour of evilâ€ as well as â€œSatan and all of his works,â€ and did so knowing full well that the evil works of the devil were precisely the tactics he embraced.Â It seems as though the more power Michael Corleone amassed, the higher the body count grew.
The Godfatherâ€™s award-winning cinematography provided moviegoers a potent juxtaposition of images that moved methodically between the sacrament of Baptism and the sacrament of slaughter. The filmâ€™s brutality visually conveyed the message that a power-hungry man has the capacity to assume the chameleon-like role of sainted godfather while secretly commanding the extermination of his rivals.
And isnâ€™t that exactly what appears to be going on in America?
Apparently, behind the scenes, Barack Obama has been behaving like a Mafia boss attempting to overthrow the US government. Much like Michael Corleone, the president recited the Oath of Office, disingenuously vowed to uphold the US Constitution, and as weâ€™ve come to find out, did so with about as much sincerity as Michael Corleone denouncing the works of Satan.
Don Obama views conservatives, tea party groups, pro-lifers, and even honest journalists as political enemies.
And so while feigning placidity, a ferocious Obama continues to fÃªte world leaders, raise money for the DNC, bless Planned Parenthood, spout meaningless platitudes at memorials, and diabolically project a false humanity, like Michael Corleone assuming responsibility for his godsonâ€™s rite of passage into Christianity.
In addition, Obama quotes Scripture he doesnâ€™t believe and cries over children whose lives heâ€™d just as soon abort.
As the presidentâ€™s agents of Constitutional mayhem dressed in the uniform of Attorney General, IRS Commissioner and Secretaries of the DHS and HHS go about eliminating the opposition, an engaging Obama smiles warmly, croons an Al Green verse or two here or there, and munches on corn dogs.
The problem is that sadly, what America is witnessing is neither a best-selling novel nor an Academy Award -winning movie. The man whose narcissistic personality makes it impossible for him to endure criticism or to allow his power base to be threatened is not a fictional character.
The smirking grin America is subjected to daily belongs to an actual person whose smug attitude confirms that somehow he feels justified dispatching high-class hoodlums to handle some of the more unpleasant aspects of his grand plan.
The truth is that the President views a large swathe of the nation in the same way the callous and cunning Michael Corleone viewed the other Dons he ordered his wise guys to snuff out.
Much like Michael Corleoneâ€™s goons shooting up Moe Green, under bosses Doug Schulman and Eric Holder stealthily target the First and Second Amendments and do it while the person whoâ€™s calling the shots publicly rebukes the malevolence exhibited by those to whom heâ€™s secretly issued marching orders.
Thatâ€™s why, as questions multiply and Congressional panels are established to address the imminent political blood bath, Barack Obama is looking more like the head of a crime family than an American president. And thus far, although heâ€™s managed to remain largely unscathed, itâ€™s becoming clearer that whatâ€™s really at the root of these scandals is a hypersensitive ideologue with an unquenchable desire to maintain and advance his power.
Thus, itâ€™s safe to surmise that what America is witnessing is not a cosmic coincidence, but the revelation of a veritable scandal conglomerate.
And chances are, despite the smug confidence the president constantly exudes, itâ€™s likely the driving force behind the outrageous injustices directed toward certain Americans is indeed a man with the ruthless bearing of Michael Corleone, politically executing whomever and whatever necessary to secure his position as Americaâ€™s Godfather.