Saturday, June 22, 2013

Obama: The Affirmative Action President

By Matt Patterson August 18, 2011

Years from now, historians may regard the 2008 election of Barack Obama as an inscrutable and disturbing phenomenon, a baffling breed of mass hysteria akin perhaps to the witch craze of the Middle Ages. How, they will wonder, did a man so devoid of professional accomplishment beguile so many into thinking he could manage the world's largest economy, direct the world's most powerful military, execute the world's most consequential job?
Imagine a future historian examining Obama's pre-presidential life: ushered into and through the Ivy League despite unremarkable grades and test scores along the way; a cushy non-job as a "community organizer"; a brief career as a state legislator devoid of legislative achievement (and in fact nearly devoid of his attention, so often did he vote "present"); and finally an unaccomplished single term in United States Senate, the entirety of which was devoted to his presidential ambitions. He left no academic legacy in academia, authored no signature legislation as legislator….To Read More…
Editor’ Note:  This article has been going around on the internet titled; “I Too, Have Become Disillusioned”.   Although attributed to this author some have attributed it to other publications.  The article appeared initially in the American Thinker on August 18, 2011 with the above title, and Matt Patterson did write the article.  I thought it worth linking because it states reality, not the myth promoted by the leftists in the media.  What is interesting is how many are now shocked by this man’s actions.  What shocks me is why they are shocked.  He is doing exactly what he said he was going to do.  What really shocks me is how many conversations I had with smart prominent people who thought he was brilliant.  It really is true.  Ideology really makes smart people stupid.
 

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