In 67 AD Nero held the Olympics in Greece and won every event.
I don't see Obama himself as Nero. He is not Nero. He's a good man. He didn't know about Reverend Wright. He didn't know about Bill Ayers. He didn't know what Rezko was up to. He didn't know what Acorn was doing behind his back. Nero on the other hand knew exactly what he was doing when Rome burned and he blamed it on the Christians and he ordered them to be martyred.
Obama doesn't realize that his judges will mandate the end of home schooling, and that schools are trying to destroy every last vestige of Christianity. He doesn't know that abortion is wrong. He doesn't realize how his tax policies will reward the indigent, and damage the work ethic of the country. Nero on the other hand really knew how evil he was, and never repented. Nero raped young men at their weddings, and had young men castrated, and married them against their will, and he raped the Vestal Virgin, and had sex with his own sister. Nero literally had no regard for marriage, or for the notion that it was meant to provide children with a loving family. Obama on the other hand seems to regard his own marriage with some sense of sanctity, but I fear that his judges will allow men to marry horses, and tables, and swans and make a mockery of marriage by allowing someone to marry their own mother, as long as they're "in love."
It may be that the far right is too unyielding, and has its descriptions of how society should work out of an unyielding Christian text that doesn't allow for wiggle-room. That can make tradition perhaps too tight. But it seems to me that the choice is between that and a kind of permissive chaos that runs from every difficult decision: Obama has said next to nothing about the border issues with Mexico, he wants to cut and run in Iraq undoing five years of hard work and sweat and blood, he wants to undo two millenia of marriage law, and he will allow all kinds of loons to become judges.
McCain's judgment isn't much better, but his party will force him to make harder decisions, and to clarify and tighten existing laws.
Obama is the last gasp of the 60s liberals, and has never known anything else. He's in a sense not responsible because he doesn't know that he is part of an irresponsible rabble that in many cases is trying to undo what's left of western civilization. Obama just doesn't know. He is like an artist that has inherited a vocabulary and working definitions, and he can put a good face on these tools, but doesn't know anything about where this vocabulary has been. He is not responsible for the fact that his substitute father figure Frank Marshall Davis was a communist poet under investigation by the FBI, and whose FBI file reveals that he was seen photographing the beaches of Hawaii to benefit the communist invasion forces. Obama doesn't understand where words like "redistribution" have been, and how such terms are code words for deeds that have undone whole societies. He doesn't know that Pol Pot used that word as he murdered half of his fellow citizens in order to provide for the other half. Obama doesn't know anything about the history of the left. He's been told it's good, and that's good enough.
The Culture Wars go back to Nero and Christian Rome. The Democrats are for Nero, whether they know it or not. The Republicans are for St. Paul...
If Obama wins, all we can do is pray that he will, like St. Paul, come to see the Light on his way to Washington.