Barbara Walters on Obama: ‘We Thought He Was Going To Be The Next Messiah’

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    Her "next Messiah" metaphor aside - it brings me no joy, but it does bring a sigh of peace, just to hear someone admit that.

    I don't want to start a fight here, but I truly feel that back when it was quite in the realm of possibility that Condeleeza Rice could have been president, it frightened the Democrats to death that they would not be the first party to raise up a female or a non-white president.

    After all, their mantra about Republicans is that we hate women and a minorities. They could put up a minority for president, call Republicans "racist" for opposing him, and sit back and watch the guy win two terms with no merit other than being an untouchable candidate. Untouchable meaning any opposition for any reason all gets dumped into the "you're just a racist" category.

    And they scrambled for someone for themselves.

    And they found someone - he looks good, orates well with a teleprompter, his wife and girls are very pretty, he appears to be a good family man, and he tows the party line. In other words, he "looks" the part.

    None of those things are qualifications for president.

    But some of them do make for a great King Saul.
     
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    Yep. I think this sentiment is of no surprise to anyone who watched what happened in 2008. A sickening display it indeed was.
     
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    I don't see it. Rice had said repeatedly back in 2005 that she would not run for President. She wasn't even on the radar when BO started to make his move. The Democrats weren't worried about her because they knew they had Hillary.

    You may be giving them too much credit here.

    They already had Hillary. It was just timing that got them a Barack Obama too.

    I guess it depends on what God is trying to accomplish. If the purpose was to put a man in office to show the church that if you won't take care of the poor, I'll put a man in office who will take what I intended for you to willingly volunteer to give and give it to those who are in need, then he has the perfect qualifications.

    King Saul was essential in raising up a King David.
     

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