Note to Chris Rock: It’s a President, not a Tsar
It wouldn’t be worth noting, if there weren’t so many who share his opinion:
You’d think that he was making a joke and that he would understand that we live in a Constitutional Republic, but it wasn’t a comedy routine:
I’m just here to support the president of the United States. The president of the United States is, you know, our boss. But he’s also, you know, the president and the first lady are kind of like the mom and the dad of the country. And when your dad says something, you listen. And when you don’t, it usually bites you in the ass later on. So, I’m here to support the president.
Back in the days of Tsarist Russia people – including Lenin – referred to “our father the Tsar“. How did that work out?
Luckily, we can still poke fun at the idiocy,
— Ben Howe (@BenHowe) February 6, 2013
I wonder what Oleg would say to this…
In other news, TIME mag named Marco Rubio “savior”,
— TIME.com (@TIME) February 7, 2013
Marco has the good sense to not be amused,
There is only one savior, and it is not me. #Jesus
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) February 7, 2013