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.
Bob 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
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
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.