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Who Said That?

"I solemnly prophesy that this accursed man will cast our nation into the abyss and bring our nation to inconceivable misery.  Future generations will damn you for what you have done."

Leave your guess in the comments section below (no google searches or cheating).  Answer to follow next week.

Reader Comments (28)

At least it was not a false prophesy. He did and we have.
September 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRK Brumbelow
As RK said it was correct.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDavid
Yeah, you're right, but which kingdom confuser made the point?<grin>
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpb
Fellow commenters, do you *really* think that Obama is this terrible? Inconceivable misery? Come on guys - I'm no Democrat but what does it profit us to exaggerate his negative significance? It undermines our credibility in all areas.

As to who said this, I'm going to guess some dispensational TBN-like personality.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterChris
Somebody, about Lincoln?
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
I am wondering why it is assumed that this is about Obama?

Perhaps there are other persons to whom this may apply and may I dare say that perhaps one specific person at which this is actually aimed?

We need to step back and think on this quote.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTodd
I am not certain how this confuses the 2 Kingdom model? If Rush Limbaugh said it, would it be wrong for him to say. Now if this were said from the pulpit, then I suppose...
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHoward
Somebody, about Lincoln. Boy, I hope it wasn't Dabney.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRichard
Erich Ludendorff about Adolf Hitler after he, Hitler, was appointed chancellor of Germany.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKylein WI
Knowing the quote has nothing to do with current administration but rather the Third Reich, that thoughts turn to an American president instead of megalomaniac helps make the point that we seem dangerously at ease with over-realized rhetoric (the sort one would think gunned down abortionists might be cause for rhetorical repentance).

Which means, Howard, were Rush to have said it about Obama it would be less a violation of 2K than old-fashioned wisdom.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterZrim
What I find interesting is how much the politician’s have disenfranchised the populace that the first thing we assume is that the quote is about an American Pres.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKylein WI
Robert E. Lee about Lincoln.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick
Ooo, wait, maybe not Lee; I'm at a loss. Though Lee was very pious and viewed Lincoln as evil. It's not about Obama though doubtless there are many who view him this way. "Future generations will damn you for what you have done" says the speaker has in view some person or persons who were responsible for putting the nation in jeopardy through setting up a man as head of the nation, a nation. This is not necessarily the U.S.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick
@Chris The quote was not about Obama, though it is telling that you assumed it to be so.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRK Brumbelow
Maybe it is about Hitler? Not president Obalma
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTimothy
I said something similar concerning Obama...was it me?
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRick
I think it might have been South Carolina Senator Calhoun about Abe Lincoln, right around the time South Carolina seceded and sparked the American Civil War.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGrinningDwarf
Arrgh, so tempting to google it. Thinking this statement applies to a pres of ours doesn't make sense; the speaker would be damning the voters. I think he has in view a much smaller, more specific group, culpable for this leader's ascent to power. I'm thinking the guess about Hitler is correct.
September 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPatrick
September 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
Since previous hints make the quote a reference to the Third Reich in Germany, I will guess Deitrich Bonhoeffer- although the rhetoric does not sound like him. So, Ludendorff may be correct even though I am not sure who Ludendorff is.
September 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Yeazel

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