Title chosen with malice aforethought: after all, if the Left can whine for eight years because they can’t understand the concept of an Electoral College, then surely I can use it once for this:
No one can deny that Lance Armstrong and Mark McGwire were highly skilled athletes. But their accomplishments are forever tainted by their use of banned performance-enhancing drugs. The use of the Internal Revenue Service’s coercive power to suppress dissent against Obama is the political equivalent of steroids. The history books should record Obama’s re-election with an asterisk to indicate that it was achieved with the help of illicit means.
And I only want to do it once, anyway. Judging from the last eight years, harping on the illegitimacy of an election kills brain cells like nobody’s business.
PS: This will cut a little close to too many people’s bones, I think:
Amid mounting scrutiny over scandals involving last September’s attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, the IRS’ alleged targeting of conservative groups, and the Department of Justice’s spying on the Associated Press, Obama supporter Jake Maynard reportedly devised a perfectly implausible explanation Thursday that frees the president from any blame. “Look, he’s the President of the United States of America; how could he possibly be involved in or aware of every single high-level action taken by the prominent government agencies he oversees?” said Maynard, noticeably perspiring as he explained the completely illogical reason why the President of the United States will emerge from this week’s scandals unscathed.
I mean, the Onion didn’t even try to give a let’s-hate-the-GOP-more escape hatch on that one. They must not be feeling well.