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A Post-Pesach Dayenu: Enough!


Had President Obama only been a member of Jeremiah Wright’s church for twenty years – dayenu.

Had he only befriended Bill Ayers – dayenu.

Had he only befriended Rashid Khalidy – dayenu.

Had he only mentioned America’s past “mistakes” during a campaign speech in Germany – dayenu.

Had he only appointed Janet Napolitano director of Homeland Security – dayenu.

Had he only appointed Eric Holder attorney general – dayenu.

Had he only recommended Chas Freeman as chief of the National Intelligence Council – dayenu.

Had he only ordered the closing Guantanamo Bay – dayenu.

Had he only apportioned $920 million to Gaza – dayenu.

Had he only had funds cut from the military budget – dayenu.

Had he only announced he will end much of America’s missile program – dayenu.

Had he only apologized for America to every nation he recently visited in Europe – dayenu.

Had he only called America “arrogant” before other nations – dayenu.

Had he only bowed down to the Saudi king – dayenu.

Had he only declared friendship to the mullahs of Iran – dayenu.

Had he only announced in Prague his intention to destroy America’s nuclear weapons – dayenu.

Had he called for yet more talks with North Korean dictator Kim Yong – dayenu.

Had he only called for more talks with the nuclear-ambitious mad dictator Ahmadinejad – dayenu.

Had he only embraced Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez – dayenu.

Had he only accepted an America-hating book from Chavez – dayenu.

Had he only given the Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega an audience and credibility – dayenu.

Had he only released classified documents potentially harmful to America’s security – dayenu.

Had he only expressed approval of an investigation of former Bush officials whose objectives were to protect Americans – dayenu.

Dayenu, Mr. President. Enough is enough.

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