Welcome to Celebrities Acting Like Idiots, Round 1. In this corner, we have Chuck Norris who has decided that, apparently, President Barack Obama must be the anti-Christ. Norris warns in a two-minute video posted on his YouTube channel that the nation is headed for “1,000 years of darkness” should Obama become President again.
Norris, who makes a brief appearance in The Expendables 2, along with his wife Gena, talk about their “growing concern” that American will be lost forever if Obama wins reelection. Norris even states “If we look to history, our great country and freedom are under attack. We’re at a tipping point and, quite possibly, our country as we know it may be lost forever if we don’t change the course in which our country is headed.”
Apparently, the freedoms that Norris wants protected and is afraid will be lost are those that involve being a homophobic racist since that appears to be what people like him are most terrified of.
Gena Norris even offers the statistic that more than 30 million Evangelical Christians stayed home in 2008 and Obama won. Of course, it should be noted that most of those evangelicals stayed home in places like Georgia where Obama lost.
She then goes on to quote Saint Ronald Reagan by saying “You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into 1,000 years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done.”
Never mind the fact that Reagan is hardly the man or the President that people like the Norris’ make him out to be. That quote, incidentally, came from a speech that Reagan made on behalf of Barry Goldwater, the GOP Candidate who went on to lose against Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
Apparently we’re already forty-eight years into a thousand years of darkness.
Looks pretty bright out there to me.