So after my Star Wars themed diversity piece I figured I’d stay squarely grounded in the stone cold real world for a while; however, thanks to our imaginative friends on the Left, I was immediately struck by another fantasized conflict. This of course being Team Obama’s latest public relations disaster, the thankfully short-lived, “Republican War on Women” crusade.
However, despite the nearly immediate crash and burn of R.W.O.W, Captain O did manage to outdo himself this time as his
Hope Change Forward campaign machine not only briefly provided us with a wave of groveling liberal media nonsense but also a thoroughly strange propaganda piece, “The Life Of Julia”. An animated portrayal of what life would be like for the fictional every-woman under a utopic Obama second term.
You see, if the majestic one is re-anointed in November, life as we know it will become something of an Orweillian monorail. A cradle to the grave track of government programs where a bright and extremely Caucasian young woman such as Julia will no longer need to fear the male dominated oppressiveness which -according to the overseers of the Left- overwhelmingly exists in a free and liberated society.
We are first introduced to the faceless Julia when she is three, standing by herself in what I can only assume is a standard, government issued middle-class living domicile. Now, if you’re anything like me, you’re immediately asking yourself questions such as what state does Julia live in? Do states, in fact, still exist in this government perfected brave new world? Where are Julia’s parents? Does she even have parents?
Well in The Life Of Julia such questions are quickly proved irrelevant because our little angel is immediately enrolled in a governmental head start program, which by the very next slide, has already whisked her away to the age of seventeen, easily eliminating any of the tedious complications that a typical childhood or traditional family life would generally offer. Higher education is what life is all about anyways and we see by this second slide that Julia has successfully completed her SAT’s and is preparing to leave her
pod home and journey off to college.
Now, as any of us whose ever received a tuition statement knows, college can be expensive. But fortunately Julia is the recipient of President Obama’s Opportunity Tax Credit as well as a Pell Grant (a federal loan which somehow never needs to be repaid) so money will not be an issue in her quest to attend what will most certainly be a very fine institute of
leftist indoctrination education.
With any conceivable financial or familial concerns behind her, Julia is off to a nameless, equally as faceless college, where once again the creatively sparse minds of The White House elect not to bog us down with any details concerning her next four years other than at 22 she undergoes some sort of surgery. What type of surgery? Who cares. All that matters is that we are reassured that thanks to governmentally mandated health-care reform, Julia’s operation is easily affordable and a total success, allowing her to methodically continue down the road of her progressively mobile, impossibly vague life.
We’re told that at 23, Julia somehow begins her career as a web designer, as usual, we are spared any actual information as to the nature of her employment but in the next slide, Julia is now 25 and after seven years has finally graduated from college. We don’t how Julia actually performed academically, why it took her seven years, or if grades are still being given out in this four color universe, but hey she graduated, and that’s pretty good.
The next six years are pretty much skated over but we know Juila is doing well. She has been working full-time under the nebulous profession of web designer, and thanks to Obamacare, has been receiving free birth-control and “preventative” health care
Two quick points about Julia’s career choice:
1) Since this story is set in some sort of sci-fi inspired alternate reality, why not give our heroine a less trendy-generic job and something more a long the lines of cybergenetic enhancement surgeon or intergalactic pyramid engineer?
2) Since society will now most likely be relieved of any annoying capitalistic competiveness, how much call could there be for another web designer?
Irregardless, The Life Of Julia is not about dwelling on such thought provoking questions and at 31 it’s time to celebrate because we’re having a baby! What’s particularly remarkable about this achievement is that up until now, Julia hasn’t seemed to have had any sort of romantic relationships-or for that matter even any friends. I’ll go a bit out on a limb on this one then and assume Julia’s pregnancy -like everything else in her institutionally influenced life- is the artificially glorious result of an unmentioned governmental impregnation program.
Time flies, and six years later, Julia’s enigmatic son, “Zachary” -I’m a little surprised they gave him an actual human name and didn’t just imprint a bar code onto his forehead- is off to kindergarten where he will most certainly enjoy the same benefits his maternal unit did from the heavy hand of a government controlled public school system.
With Zachary out of the way, we jump ahead to middle age. Julia is now 42 and after years of fictional web designing Ms. Julia decides to take the plunge and open up her own “small business”. Of course, we know from our left-wing overlords that the small business is the only acceptable kind of business so Julia naturally goes and gets herself a federally funded small business loan. She’s then off to design more imaginary websites for her imaginary small business which will most likely be quickly squashed out by the very non-imaginary federal government.
In the blink of an eye, Julia ages 23 years and at 65 enrolls for medicare- nothing too remarkable here other than I have no idea how medicare could still possibly exist at this point. At 67 the seemingly forever single and friendless Julia retires, decides to meet a few people, and begins to volunteer at a community garden (possibly where people like Julia are grown).
Julia’s time line then ends -I can only assume Julia’s creators didn’t want to damper this fairy tale by showing a final death panel slide- and we’re given another vague message about ‘equal pay for equal work’ and given the option of watching the slide show again. Which, of course, I did not.
So there you have it. I have to give credit to Team Obama on this one. As if creating a-by-the-grace-of government timeline for Julia wasn’t enough, they also managed to present an existence which pretty much fails to resemble anything currently recognizable as a life to most non-animated human beings. Like the flat, strangely washed out animation of the piece, The Life of Julia is remarkable in that Julia seemingly has no soul or inner spirit. She is simply a female caricature moving from check point to check point in what could only be described as an ivory tower, post modern feminist’s concept of a dream existence.
And here’s where things really get strange. If Julia’s singular relationship throughout her life is with the government, and Barack Obama envisions himself as that government, then their relationship is effectively with each other. This would though further explain Julia’s hollowness since it is becoming more and more apparent that our very own President himself is a rather depth-less figure. A man of barely concealed narcissism -who other than an oddly mechanical, never ending declaration of a love for sports- seems to lack any real emotional connection to anyone or anything. Thus, one dimensional “Julia” is most likely an amalgam of how President Obama wishes to see us; a benign and dependent people who simply exist to elevate his own grandiose sense of self worth.
However, despite his female patronizing antics, Obama is most likely going to lose the women’s vote this election. The Left’s condescending attitude towards women is finally catching up with them and their assumption that the majority of female voters are too clueless to see how ridiculous his “Julia” fairy tale is will help lead to Obama’s undoing. Of all groups suffering under the presidential regime, women have quite possibly been the most hurt by his failed policies http://www.gop.gov/policy-news/12/05/08/women-hurting-in-the-obama. Futher more, Mitt Romney’s cherry outlook and constructive understanding of how a successful economy works will connect with intelligent female voters who are far more interested in a thriving job or business market than a sterile slide show designed to play them as fools.
After a miserable three and a half years, President Obama now finds himself in a level of hot water that not even his ice cold demeanor will be able to temper. His administration does not have a leg to stand on and has been reduced to grasping at demographic straws which will not give him the support he needs to keep from toppling over. And despite “The Life Of Julia” being a laughably clear attempt at pandering towards women, it is also further evidence that Democrats continue to see female voters as needy victims rather that functional, rational human beings. This obtuse thinking is just one of the reasons why Obama is not only going to lose women’s vote this coming November, but the 2012 Presidential election as well.
Copyright 2012 Spencer Wolfe
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