Friday, July 19, 2013

Rep. Rangel: If Obama ‘Walked on Water,’ GOP Would Say He Can’t Swim

July 17, 2013 By Melanie Hunter
Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday compared President Barack Obama to Jesus, saying House Republicans would scrutinize him if he “walked on water.” “If the president actually walked on water, I’m certain that the speaker’s group would be saying that the president can’t swim and that we ought to take another look at him,” Rangel said during a hearing by the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health on the delay of the employer mandate and reporting requirements under Obamacare. …..To Read More…..
My Take – Did I understand this correctly…..Charlie (the hustler) Rangel is accusing someone of playing politics?  I can see why he would be upset.  That’s his domain! 
As for Obama walking on water… It doesn’t matter because he can’t, and whether he can swim or not is immaterial.  Good sound bite line…but still a red herring fallacy.  The issue here is whether or not what is being done is legal and who really is playing politics.    

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