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Jonah Goldberg: Obama Could Lead The Reconstruction Of Black Families

Posted by KingShamus on November 21, 2012

The decline of the black family is one of the great slow-motion tragedies of the last 60 years.  It’s also been one of the most public social disasters in American history.  Web-search ‘black family collapse’ and you’ll get a kajillion results. People make prolific careers out of studying the decline of two-parent households in the African-American community.  It’s such a momentous problem for our nation that it would take years and years of extremely expensive college education in order to dismiss it.

Who could possibly help restore the nuclear black family?  It’s a great question.  It’s one that has bedeviled casual observers, social scientists and policy experts for decades.  National Review’s Jonah Goldberg thinks the best guy for the job may be our current president.

Contrary to widespread perceptions, marriage is not all that popular among middle- and upper-class blacks either. Black women, Banks reports, long for traditional family structures, but black men — even college-educated black men — for a variety of complex reasons are more ambivalent about it.

As [Patrick] Moynihan learned, speaking honestly about the state of the black family is politically explosive, even when done with the best of intentions. But if there is one person in America with the moral and political standing to have a transformative and beneficial impact on that conversation, it’s Barack Obama, a dedicated father and the most successful black man in American history. Nixon went to China. Maybe Obama can go to black America for something more than votes every four years.

Which is exactly why the POTUS wants nothing to do with encouraging two-parent black families.

Goldberg has fallen victim to one of the classic blunders–the most famous of which is ‘never get involved in a land war in Asia’–but only slightly less well-known is this: ‘Never assume Barack Obama will act in good faith on anything. Ever.”

Sixty seven percent of unmarried women voted for Captain SugarDaddy O’BirthControl.  He and his caucus have a distinct electoral interest in keeping women from getting hitched.  So what if unmarried women are having kids by the bushel?  Who cares if many black women can’t or won’t marry the men who father their children?  The Democrats are doing big business with the single ladies, and the party is full of compassionate folks who don’t make war on women, so if you say the Democrats are spectacular hypocrites you’re a racist.  Stop being racist, you racist.

I know what you’re thinking.  It’s terribly cynical to believe Barack Obama doesn’t want to help the black family because it helps his party win votes.  Because when Team Barry called Mitt Romney a freakish alien cancer-causing murderer, that showed Obama’s commitment to starry-eyed idealism.

Every St. Barry promise comes with an expiration date.  Every Obama policy is designed to encourage dependency.  Most importantly, Obama is a spineless coward when it comes to speaking hard truths to his own community.  If something fails to garner votes for the Democrats–and most importantly, himself–the President will not do it.  If that something involves driving a wedge between himself and his most reliable voting bloc, it just isn’t happening

In theory, Jonah Goldberg is not wrong.  A person of Obama’s stature could talk with serious moral authority about the need to heal the black family.  It might then start a wonderful discussion which could lead to beneficial policy proposals and help spur a change in the culture.

The trouble is, you need to start with an honorable president to get that conversation started.

Since we don’t one of those ‘decent leader’ thingies, it looks like we’re shit out of luck.

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5 Responses to “Jonah Goldberg: Obama Could Lead The Reconstruction Of Black Families”

  1. bunkerville said

    Up to now, the grandmothers have been raising many of then kids. The ones that still go to church, dressed to the nines. Once this generation passes…now they are even raising the grandchildren, there will be no one to care for babies. A new generation uncivilized, ready to take us on.

  2. The Great One cares for no one whose name isn’t Barack Obama. He hates whites yet he will do nothing that would really help our black Americans. Look at how many black Americans who do escape thew inner-cities to become successful in sports, nusic, Hollywood and television preachers. In stead of working with the people where they grew up, they nave, like Obama become professional victims and teel the people theyleft behind to blame everything on in the white man. I feel so bad for these people, but they sire won’t listen to this old WASP.

  3. Am I being just unduly cynical when I state that president Barry O’Jug Ears doesn’t give a damn about black Americans and that his black identity is just to curry favor?

    Oh, and never get involved in a land war in Asia. But always get involved in a land war in Asia Carerra.

    Happy Thanksgiving.

    • Starless said

      Am I being just unduly cynical when I state that president Barry O’Jug Ears doesn’t give a damn about black Americans and that his black identity is just to curry favor?

      You don’t think Indonesia-raised, Ivy League-educated Obama can identify with the average Black American family?

      Racist!

      But always get involved in a land war in Asia Carerra.

      ¡Ay caramba!

  4. KingShamus said

    Bunkerville: When we don’t civilize our children, we end up destroying our civilization. That’s whats happening here.

    CoF: Hahaha, bingo. Obama’s religion? Obama. Obama’s ideology? Obama. Obama’s first love? Obama.

    Infidel: Asia Carerra? Who is that? I’ve never heard of her or seen any of her 250 movies or anything like that.

    Starless: Raaaaacist!

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