You Go Gary
Our former Congressman Gary Ackerman, weighed in on Republican's efforts to undermine our President. We have to say Way to go Gary! This is what he wrote in Newsday:
They saw who was elected president and couldn't accept it.
When they looked in the mirror, they no longer recognized the America they knew.
They wanted "their" country back.
They pledged to derail the presidency of Barack Obama -- from day one, to most recently threatening to scuttle his nominee for attorney general.
In their effort to boycott, disinvest and sanction the illegitimate Obama administration, they would employ any means they could envision. After all, he had no right to hold the office. And they committed to destroy it.
He was not constitutionally qualified. He was not a real American citizen. He did not have a birth certificate. He followed an America-hating Christian minister. Actually, he wasn't even a Christian. He was a Muslim. He and his wife hate this country. He uses a TelePrompTer. He had no experience. He never ran anything.
On and on it went. And on it goes.
Not only would they do nothing to advance anything he favored, they also still seek to "undo" anything he accomplished, as if toppling a statue to deny history, or what it might represent. Leave no trace, say the deniers.
Unprecedented and unheard of tactics are no bar. Scuttling your own teams quarterback to advance your own righteous partisan cause no disqualification. After all, your interests are America's real interests. Others are heretics and self-haters.
That gives them license to stand a foreign official in our president's place as they outsource their party's response to a critical American initiative that they seek to abort at conception.
And now that emboldens them to do the unthinkable: sabotage an American president's credibility in his attempt to conduct America's foreign policy.
The unmitigated gall in telling a foreign power, an enemy foreign power, not to trust the credibility or reliability of OUR president because they or THEIR president will undo any nascent agreement? How dare they.
It is sorrowful that there are those who profess only they love our country.
They will find that in their lust to destroy a president, they will destroy the presidency.
And that is unacceptable.