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THE OBAMA TRAIN WR…Uhhh…TRAIN, uhh…

Leon Trotsky on his Train.

Leon Trotsky on his Train.

From Marc Ambinder via Twitter: “Biggest entourage since Election Night will accompany Obama aboard train. Lincoln let reporters quiz him en route. Obama won’t.”

There is just no.way in any free society (debatable at this point if that includes us here in the U.S.A.) that anyone of such noive as this can maintain a straight and steady rail. I get a mental image of that Trotsky train from Doctor Zhivago (David Lean’s masterpiece of a film – not to lend any masterful credibility, however, to the woeful politics involved) in the fullest sense of the reference, and it’s not without reason that Obama is described as a Communist.

By this hour, I think Obama exceeds Leon Trotsky in the revolting-ongoing-political campaign if not ongoing revolting politics involved. Marxists never change, they just reappear. But they do have this thing about trains.

Leon Trotsky giving a speech.

Leon Trotsky giving a speech.

Now the pattern was established: in his famous armoured train, Trotsky would appear at the most exposed sections of the front, curb defections and lassitude, and restore discipline by the most drastic measures…

And so earlier this month, Obama launched his re-election campaign. A full two+ weeks prior to his first term. The Obama 2.0 (ready for many parodies) has already begun soliciting their “army” of internet nasties and voting-connivers to get busy in service for the O. Maybe rather than pursue the Presidency, Barack Obama should just have a crown made for himself, find a fancy staff somewhere with a BlackBerry affixed to the top of it, print a bunch of worshipful highness cards and signs and then remain on perpetual campaign for the rest of his years. That way, he could have all this pomp and circumstance he so obviously needs, he could continue to pretend as to various identities he maintains for himself, and, our nation would thereby be free of bad government but remain entertained otherwise.

Obama on train -- he's not waving, he's hanging on.

Obama on train -- he's not waving, he's hanging on.

Because it didn’t work out too well for Russia, either, that Trotsky train override of everything.

“People, get ready, there’s a train a’comin’…”

No kidding.

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