This whole business of Hillary Clinton enjoying the luxury of making unchallenged pronouncements from behind her seemingly impenetrable curtain reminds us of that classic movie, the Wizard of Oz. The analogy becomes clearer if we view truth seekers, Dorothy, The Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Cowardly Lion as our media, in hot, relentless pursuit of an audience with the “great and powerful Oz”.
If you look at the subjects living in that mythical kingdom as Clinton supporters, the similarities become even stronger. Remember, Oz was a leader so adored by his subjects, they blindly believed only he was capable of solving their problems. Sound familiar?
It gets better. Oz, fearful of meeting all four of his dogged pursuers at once, chose to meet them separately, and only at a venue of his choosing. There he presented himself in a completely different form to each. While none of the characters, which included a giant head, beautiful fairy, ball of fire, and horrible monster, offered an impromptu, Hillary-like southern drawl, you get the picture.
Continuing down our metaphorical Yellow Brick Road we can begin to see signs that Mrs. Clinton’s lore may be unraveling in ways similar to myths that surrounded the “Wizard”. A media, forced to become increasingly skeptical by a seemingly endless run of scandalous stories attached to Hillary Clinton Scandal Tracker, are actually making demands for direct access to the woman who would be leader, not of a make believe monarchy, but of the Free World. Hillary Clintons problems just got a whole lot worse.
Do you remember what happened when an increasingly agitated, Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Cowardly Lion were all finally able to confront Oz? He began by belittling them with, “Do you presume to criticize the Great Oz!? You ungrateful creatures….” Then came the unmasking. Dorothy’s dog, Toto, pulled back a curtain hiding Emerald City’s all powerful “Wizard”. The big phony was seen managing instruments of illusion he created, for the sole purpose of manipulating a clueless population.
My goodness this analogy continues apace!
Our intrepid quartet then “outed” the Great and Powerful Oz as nothing more than a simple conman/magician/circus performer who used hocus-pocus generated deception to control his gullible subjects. This is too easy.
In the end Dorothy and her crew helped the old fraud into his hot air balloon and sent him on his way home. Is it too much to hope that life can imitate art? Any place for a hot air balloon to land in Chappaqua, New York?