Scent of Power

By Ron Russell

April 27, 2009

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Often we take our small dog with us on trips in the car and like almost all dogs he loves to put his head out the window. Until the other day I had never really thought about why. Why do all dogs like to put their head out nose into the wind. Sometimes at home he will lay in front of the fan, but it seems no big deal to him. Yesterday, I had one of those “light bulb” moments. Its the scents–he’s simply flooded with them as the car moves swiftly down the road. Dozens of new smells each and every second and the car speeds quickly along. It must be a super high for an animal with such a sensitive nose. It’s probably too much for his little mind to understand–the thousands and thousands of changing scents. Strangely, this got me to thinking about our new president.

The high Obama must be feeling sensing all the reigns of power he now holds. The tens of thousands of people who rely on him directly for their employment, the hundreds of reporter who eagerly await to be called on by this “great” leader, the dozens of CEO’s who tremble when their phone rings fearing it could be the White House issuing them a pink slip, the thousands who are eagerly awaiting an audience with “the one”, the millions who await his next words coming from their “magic box”, and yes even Chris Matthews awaiting that next wonderful tingle. Yes, Obama has his nose out the window and is getting high on the “Scent of Power”, and like my little dog he will not tire of it. Someone will have to pull him away because the intoxication is irresistible, and like the dope addict, the fixes will have to get larger and larger to maintain this ecstasy the man is obviously feeling. So Americans get ready to write Obama bigger checks and get ready to give up more personal liberties. This addict needs it, he has the “Scent of Power”.

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One Response to “Scent of Power”

  1. I had fun reading this entry. Good analogy. This applies to everyone. They/we never get tired, the more they/we sniff, the more it keeps them/us interested to gain more power. “Scent of Power” keeps us alive and driven. And you’re right, too much of it might harm us. Someone’s really got to pull.

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