Earlier today, at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's annual conference, Republican Senator David Perdue urged attendees to pray for President Obama, citing a Psalm that is a prayer for someone's death. Naturally, he says he was just joking around hardy har.
I have a post about this at BNR:
Seven-and-a-half years, I have watched — and I have seethed — as the President comported himself with professionalism and dignity and respect for his ideological opponents, and they have treated him in return with nothing but contempt.Click through the read the whole thing.
So I am certainly not surprised by Sen. Perdue's reprehensible "prayer" for our President. But I am nonetheless angry.
Along the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton often says that President Obama doesn't get the credit he deserves for his accomplishments. I agree.
And he doesn't get the respect he deserves, either. Not as the President, and not even as a human being. Not from Republicans — and shame on them for it.