The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Kind of Sums It Up

Posted on | January 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

“Obama didn’t know what he didn’t know, yet his self-confidence was so stratospheric that once, in the context of thinking about Emanuel’s replacement, he remarked in all seriousness, ‘You know, I’d make a good chief of staff.’ “
John Heileman, New York magazine

Ace’s headline:

BREAKING NEWS: New York Magazine Discovers That Obama Holds High Opinion of Himself, Is In Over His Head

President Obama was successful in persuading people to invest their hopes in him, to believe that he could accomplish tasks that were beyond the capabilities of ordinary politicians. He has spectacularly failed to fulfill those hopes, and his mission now is either to hide the failure — a difficult task, when unemployment has remained so high for so long — or to pin the blame on scapegoats.


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