President Obama will address the nation tonight in a speech about the oil disaster in the Gulf Coast. We can argue all day, and probably will, over whether Obama has done enough to stem the tide of this horrific event, but in a politically divided world such as the one we are currently in his options are limited. There are some in Congress for whom it is more important to see Obama fail than to solve the problem in the Gulf, so Obama is left with little he can do other than wring his hands and express emotion over the devastation, something he is ill equipped to do.
Obama isn’t President Clinton, who with a Leo Sun and Libra rising was a born politician, making everyone feel that they were the most important person in the universe (Libra) and basking in the glory of his success (Leo). In a disaster Clinton is the first responder, shedding tears with the people and being one with everyone.
Obama has Aquarius rising – a transpersonal sign that chooses reason over emotion. Obama’s solution to problems is to avoid getting involved in the emotion of the situation so that reason can create a solution. The US chart has an Aquarian Moon, so normally that would not be such a problem for Americans to deal with, but at the moment the US chart shows a “double whammy” Neptune/Moon contact with the progressed Moon conjoining Neptune in the chart, and transiting Neptune conjoining the Moon in the chart.
Neptune/Moon contacts blur the obvious and can distort reality – they create a desire for the ideal and a longing for something other than what we have. The Neptunian longing is for ascension and […]