This entry was posted on September 1, 2012 by nickarama. It was filed under Politics and was tagged with DNC, Epicenter, Mount Rushmore, Obama, sand sculpture.
All I can think of when I look at this is when Saddam Hussein’s statute came toppling down in Iraq. This is what dictators do – built statutes of themselves in their own honor. It’s extremely disturbing any American would think this is ok here. :-/
September 1, 2012 at 2:41 pm
*statues (x2), not statutes.
September 1, 2012 at 2:43 pm
the article clearly states that the city of myrtle beach had the sculpture done. not obama.
September 2, 2012 at 4:47 am
SO ?! I can’t imagine Ronald Reagan or Ron Paul permitting such an act of idolatry in his name. Romney? Don’t know, don’t care.
September 6, 2012 at 10:54 pm
First, Obama didn’t commission this, the Myrtle Beach Visitor’s Bureau did this without the DNC’s permission – they also did it for the South Carolina Republican Debate in Jan 2012. Second, this proves this website has absolutely ZERO journalistic integrity, because it was very easy to find the flip side via a simple search. If you want the truth, it ain’t here.
September 3, 2012 at 8:13 am
Thank you for your opinion, but the article specfically states that this was Myrtle Beach sponsored. There is nothing at all to indicate that this was not DNC approved; it would beggar sense to believe it was not. (edited) In fact, the DNC MyrtleBeach twitter site has indicated their participation in organizing this. So that seems to answer your question. You can see in the article the posting of the picture with the “empty chair” is “DNC Myrtle Beach”-check the profile, which means it is not just Myrtle Beach but also the Congressional Black Caucus Institute behind the organization.
The GOP scupltures were group shots, not messianic in their nature nor were they made with beach sand.
It is of course a matter of opinion as to it being “messianic”.
But we’ll leave it to readers.
September 3, 2012 at 2:23 pm
Citogal – Even *if* your argument was entirely true in every aspect, you miss the point. I’ve seen videos of children singing praises to/of Obama. And now a calendar likening him to the Christian messiah. He issues dictates in very unconstitutional ways in an abuse of power. He puts his own image and name on everything he can. He behaves similarly to dictators. And worst of all – Democrats encourage it. They undermine the very values on which this country was born and for which so many have died over the past few centuries. America is not about the man at the top. It isn’t about elitism and political power. It’s about freedom and equality. Democrats cry “equality” and yet propagate political and intellectual elitism – hiding their own wealth while demanding opponents give away theirs. Obama revels in the glory at the expense of the safety of Americas who actually protect and build this country.
On a side note, there’s more journalistic integrity on this website than any MSM channel in existence. Your insult detracts from your argument and only serves to prove your agenda and bias.
September 3, 2012 at 3:19 pm
Crazy leftists, do you really think have any real estate left in the journalistic “integrity” department? LOL
September 6, 2012 at 10:56 pm
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Creepy, indeed. It looks like any number of African despots. Maybe the DNC should ask their Muslim friends to add on a prayer for rain during their 2 hour opening prayer session to be led by the radical Imans . The Left is becoming more biizarre every day. We really do have to let then go.
September 1, 2012 at 3:37 pm
Let them go…
September 1, 2012 at 3:44 pm
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I read another story from Wednesday that a sculpture meant to be a “welcome to Charlotte” was scrapped while being built due to ‘security reasons.’ Not sure what threat a sand sculpture presents, but whatever. It’s a weak excuse. Anyway, is this a separate sculpture from that one or are they one in the same … which means it’s been removed?
September 1, 2012 at 7:44 pm
Good question. From what I can ascertain, they originally were building it for weeks in front of the Ritz Carlton, which is around the block from where it is now. But then it was removed for the “security reasons”. This is a different one.
See above update.
September 1, 2012 at 8:01 pm
Thank you! That makes more sense. Sorry if your update was up before and I missed it.
September 1, 2012 at 8:35 pm
Check last update. They were reading your mind. :)
September 1, 2012 at 8:54 pm
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The empty chair. Everywhere. Until election.
September 1, 2012 at 8:58 pm
Looks like the worlds biggest litter box…….
September 1, 2012 at 9:24 pm
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If the rain washed the sand sculpture away, where did all the sand go? All over the city street, sidewalks and town? What a mess!!
September 1, 2012 at 11:49 pm
They had part of it covered, it apparently took out part of the base that was not covered. Pelting sideways rain damaged the righ side and face, but they are attempting repairs.
September 2, 2012 at 12:05 am
Ozero needs to hit the sandy road! Go Romney/Ryan America’s economic salvation!
September 2, 2012 at 2:47 am
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Did anyone notice the “empty chair” next to the sculpture?
September 2, 2012 at 4:06 am
Hehe, yes, apparently Myrtle Beach did that on purpose-see tweet in article-invisible Obama meets Sand Obama, which shows they have a sense of humor.
September 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm
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Hey isn’t that ‘No-JOBas the Putz’ ?
(see what I did there….)
September 2, 2012 at 7:15 am
That sand represents the unstable foundation of the entire oubmmer administration; it also represents the freedoms he has stolen from Americans, since the sand itself was stolen from Myrtle Beach after our tax money was used to place the sand on the beach.
And like the sand eroding away from Myrtle Beach; so does support for the biggest faliure in Presidential history erode.
Obummer, a failed Presidency of the worst kind; he has dealt a mortal blow to America and our Freedoms.
America shall recover under Mitt Romney; as, grain by grain obummers administration washes out to sea; gone forever!
September 2, 2012 at 7:41 am
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It’s a metaphor… Looks good, built on nothing.
September 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm
September 2, 2012 at 4:49 pm
I guess sand is cheaper than manure, which would certainly have been more appropriate. Unless of course, all the manure has already been used during the last 4 years. He can spread that around pretty good. And just who’s face is on this narcissistic piece of whatever it is?
September 2, 2012 at 5:38 pm
Just a fact check: The visitors bureau for Myrtle Beach, S.C., paid $30,000 to build the sculpture. Obama had nothing to do with it.
September 2, 2012 at 7:40 pm
Already in the article that is was sponsored by Myrtle Beach, read at the bottom. We put that in the minute we became aware of it.
DNC has to approve everything that goes on there so I don’t think you can say that it wasn’t approved/understood what was to be built.
Thanks for the post.
September 2, 2012 at 8:30 pm
Who built this statue, and why?
It was the Myrtle Beach Visitor’s Center, hoping to promote tourism. The DNC had nothing to do with it. Why don’t you come out and say so?
September 3, 2012 at 1:59 pm
The article clearly states that Myrtle Beach sponsored it.
September 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm
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