In their criticism of Obama, Conservatives think of Obama as vain, incompetent, stupid, and lazy. They step back from making the accusation that he is actively trying to harm America.
Gerard Vanderleun believes that they may be wrong. He has written a long and disturbing essay on Obama that addresses the question: does Obama hate America? Is he malicious in his actions?
Even Obama's most rabid supporters outside of his army of apparatchiks must surely sense that there is something “off” in the psychic structure of the current president. Most attribute it to his “yearning” to make the country ‘worthy’ of it’s place at the head of the nations. I suggest that it is something alarmingly dark and destructive. I suggest it comes from a psyche that, for many, many reasons stretching back to infancy, is so structured that it loathes the country down to its marrow, much as the psyche must loathe itself, and that is working, daily, on dismantling the nation with nothing except pure malicious intent. Why? Because it can.