Worldnutdaily columnist Robert Ringer is concerned, terribly concerned, you see. His mind spins fantasies of dystopia, making him think that President Obama is going to use the violence in the Middle East to declare a state of emergency and cancel the election he is very likely to win.
But the third possibility is the one that worries me the most. Since Obama beat Mush McCain in 2008, I’ve been warning about the possibility of his declaring a phony state of emergency as an excuse to “postpone” the 2012 elections. In that vein, doesn’t it seem a bit too convenient that Iran has picked this particular time to raise the stakes with regard to its nuclear threat against Israel?
The far left, of course, would love a state of emergency and suspension of the November elections, and the right would be rendered impotent while frantically searching for their microscopic gonads. As Obama has already discovered, there are no consequences to his violating the Constitution with reckless abandon.
And when this doesn’t happen — and of course, it won’t — that fever swamp between his ears will simply conjure up another wildly paranoid nightmare to fear. And he’ll pretend that he hadn’t been proven wrong by years of absurd predictions.