Congressional candidate wants Obama hung

Here at United Liberty, we’re not known for being fans of President Obama, and for good reason.  After all, thus far his entire legacy is that of complete and total failure.  His foreign policy is a complete joke.  In short, there hasn’t been a single redeeming thing about his presidency that I can recall as I write this.  Nothing.

Well, apparently, GOP Florida house candidate Joshua Black has even stronger feelings than I do.

“I’m past impeachment,” Joshua Black wrote on Twitter. “It’s time to arrest and hang him high.”

Really?  You have GOT to be kidding me.

Barack Obama is a horrid president, but what exactly has he done worthy of execution?  Oh yeah, nothing.

Black argues that Obama should be executed after a drone strike allegedly killed an American citizen overseas.  As someone who’s not a fan of our use of drones to target and kill people via hellfire missiles, I’m sympathetic to the idea that the President shouldn’t be able to kill people via remote control.

However, where Black lost me is when he believes in executing the President for treason because of the act.

Luckily, Black got slapped by a fellow Republican pretty quickly, also on Twitter.

“You aren’t seriously calling for the killing of Obama are you?” [Chris] Latvala replied. “I know you are crazy but good heavens. U R an embarrassment.”

Latvala added: “I make it my business when so called GOP candidates become an embarrassment to my beloved party.”

Honestly, this has to be one of the most insanely stupid things I’ve ever seen a politician do, and that’s really saying something.  Of course, Black tops it off when he defends his comments via other social media accounts.

The only thing saving Black from accusations of racism is the fact that he is black as well, but even if he were white, it wouldn’t be about race.  No, this is about how Mr. Black is part of a new breed of politico that thinks bombastic rhetoric is the best way to win votes.

Hopefully, we won’t be hearing his name a whole lot in the future.

In the meantime, if he wishes to blast away at the President, how about he do a little research and actually keep in mind what constitutes “treason”.  Of course, I suspect he would never stoop to do a little reading on the subject before spouting his crap.


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