To Democrats: 'Don't complain' when ...

Monday, December 17, 2012
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As President Barack Obama gets set to begin his second term next month, a conservative commentator has a message for the liberals who helped Obama win the election.

Parks, BobBob Parks of Project 21, the black leadership network of The National Center for Public Policy Research, is among the many conservatives troubled by Gov. Mitt Romney's November defeat for the presidency.

But in a Nov. 7 column titled "Democrats, You Won … Don't Complain," Parks extended a message to liberals: when people continue having trouble finding work, and when the government begins to run out of money to support the jobless, do not complain.

"Hundreds of businesses have announced layoffs and the cutting of hours of full-time employees because of the ramifications of ObamaCare that is going to be fully implemented," Parks notes. "People unfortunately are going to suffer the ramifications of a loss of hours, a loss of jobs, and they're going to be complaining. And all I can say is, 'Sorry -- I don't want to hear it.'"

Parks, who is also senior producer at the Media Research Center, points out that conservatives were chastised for challenging Obama's agenda, which included trumped-up accusations by the mainstream media regarding the Republicans' alleged "war on women."

"The press have taken sides, and they would not scrutinize the candidate, would not scrutinize what the candidate said, would not scrutinize the candidate's positions, so the voters could not make an informed decision," the conservative contends.

"And now all of this stuff is going to come to fruition, and there's nothing we can do to stop it, at least for the next two years."

But Parks also has a message for the GOP.

"As for Republicans," states Parks, "if their party intelligentsia continues to seek out candidates they believe will appeal more to liberals and moderates than to its base, don't complain" when those candidates come up short.

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