In February 2001, Julieanna Richardson, as part of an oral history on black Americans called "History Makers," interviewed Barack Obama at length. Although the 10,000-plus-word interview offers no Eureka moments, it does help demystify Obama's debate failure and deepens the doubt that he uniquely authored his own memoir, Dreams from My Father. Kudos to attorney Barron Sawyer for bringing this interview to light. Richardson seems to capture the 39-year-old state senator as he was -- cautious, ambitious, and more than a little vain.
The left and media has had to manufacture narratives about Romney but they continue to have blinders on when looking at Obama's steaming pile of his historical social climbing and wrapping himself with communist memes.
Obama and his ilk believe in the common sharing of everything except what they have.Their benefit structure is roped off from the common working dog.They run around bragging about being a"public servant" while bilking the taxpayers for every dime they can bleed.
I plan to read the whole interview, but right off the bat he describes his Dunham grandparents as "fairly typical Midwestern white Americans." Cf., his "typical white woman" grandmother whom he described as fearful of blacks (after her daughter married one).
His arrogant, unfounded sense of superiority is downright pathological.
"Skin color aside, Ayers and Obama had much in common. Both grew up in comfortable white households; attended idyllic, largely white prep schools; and have struggled to find an identity as righteous black men ever since."
So -- what WE have here is a loser who the demorats took from nowhere and molded into a senator and president.....of course with the help of chicago demorats' strangle hold on Illinois....no coincidence he's from Chicago.
He says the "right" things when directed by a TelePrompTer that has been greased with contrived talking points for him to utter.....
Quite a show -- when you think about it. It's like a Greek tragedy (no disrespect to all Greek friends).
The shock which awakened many during the Denver debate was the same sort of jolt felt when viewers watched the NYT interview Caroline Kennedy, after she proclaimed her candidacy for the U.S. Senate. .... Without a script and a teleprompter, she sounded like a hip-hop, you know, teenager whose use, you know, of the English language, um, was noticeably, you know, slangy and immature.
Perhaps Obama's disaster in Denver will cause some to read Cashill's book and many articles where he documents his belief that Obama did not author DFMF. It's obvious that Obama is now and always has been , an inarticulate and dumb fraud. Lincoln and Reagan and both Bush presidents , in fact most presidents were able to speak extemporaneously. Obama cannot. Unless he's talking about basketball. Seriously. That's apparently the only subject that interests him. I reread the transcripts of the 2008 debates. Obama was just as inarticulate and unfamiliar with important topics as he was last week. He says a lot of words that go nowhere or are completely contradictory. His handlers are frantically spending the next 10 days trying to immerse him in world history, American history , economics, geopolitics , etc and in fact, his own administration policies. Which is an impossible task. For many reasons, chief among them is the empirical evidence that Obama is just not that bright. In addition , he's pathologically lazy , has never established a pattern of studying or shown any interest in anything other than sports , socialism and Islam.
Next debate, he's gotta be checked out for an implanted ear piece do he can hear Valerie Jaret's answers each second. See WAG THE DOG again, watch crazed Hollywood movie producer Dustin Hoffman dictate words form his California mansion, into the ear piece of a live TV newscaster in New York. In a matter of seconds, the words he dictates come out of the robot stupid newscasters mouth. That's the Phony's next desparate move.
Neither Bob Woodward nor any other big name "investigative journalists" in this country are fit to shine Jack Cashill's shoes.
God willing, our four year national nightmare will end on November 6th. I shall always remember how I survived these trying times: prayer, a little more bourbon than usual, Lucianne, and reading Jack Cashill's work.
The reason Obambi struggles in his debate responses is because his brain has the true philosophy of socialism imbedded in his neurons. When he forms his dialog it is in conflict with the imbedded thought and the outpouring from his mouth stumbles. If he were allowed to articulate his true thought he would be an outstanding, clear and concise orator. Listen carefully as he answers questions and you can hear the dichotomy.
He's the most overrated campaigner since the dawn of the electronic age of campaigning (the 1930's). Even his one strength, reading the prompter, is overrated. He's competent -- not great competent -- at one mood. The faux hesitant, faux spontaneous, glib presentation. Actually, he's not even competent at that anymore because it is so clear when he's doing it, he gives away the magician's trick. But that isn't the only mood one can have reading a prompter. Where is the heartfelt narrative Reagan did so well? Nowhere. Where is the damn the torpedoes full steam ahead driving of the rabble rouser that Teddy Kennedy or Jesse Jackson can do? Nowhere. Where is the "my dear fellow Americans" that almost any good American politician can do (Bill Clinton, even LBJ and George Bush)? Nowhere. And that's the telemprompter which is supposed to be his strength?
I'm not sure the fullest picture of a person can be determined by going back in time and analyzing past statements or words. Cahill relies heavily on this method, almost as if Obama were deceased and this is all he has to go on. Not all conversation rises to the eloquence of teleprompter speech and surely as the years pass, and dealing with so many verbal landlines as president, Obama has improved.
It could be, the guy is really nervous and blanks out when called to explain.
Re article references to the writing style of Dreams from my Father, which I cannot bear to read but others say is gorgeously written albeit probably by Ayers, wouldn't it be fun if Romney once president held a dinner for great American writers and invited Ayers? Because from what I hear, he captured something about what America is and wants and did it beautifully. He deserves to be a laureate of some kind.
I love the description of Obama being a "pilot fish". The definition is this: "A small slender marine fish (Naucrates ductor) that often swims in company with larger fishes, especially sharks and mantas." So so true...
For people who are pathological liars and also schooled in Marxist dogma, it is almost impossible for them to answer any question truthfully and without written preparation (think Tele-prompters). That was his main problem when Romney ran circles around him in Denver. Remember, Zero is used to lording it over a bunch of liberal yes men and women. He doesn't like to be questioned or opposed, especially by whites.
I wonder if mad scientists can implant Valerie Jarrett into his brain before the next debate. Probably not, but another poster is on to something when talking about an ear piece so someone can tell him what to say. They could put a microphone and speakers into one of those tin ears.
From the interview cited in the article: Obama: You know, I think--I'm sure that part of it had to do with the sense that my mother [Ann Dunham] had inculcated in me, which was being African American was a wonderful thing, you know, that it was special in some way. That the project we were engaged in that was transforming the country was a proud legacy to be a part of.
That admission alone explains his vanity and Royalty complex. He really believes he is something special, destined to transform the U.S.
Very interesing interview; FTA "You know, you'd see beggars on the streets with nothing and then generals in homes with five or six or ten cars, and so I think it made me acutely aware of the degree to which economic power and political power and social power can be skewed. And not because the poor were less deserving or the wealthy were smarter or more able, you know, but simply because they had been craftier, stronger or luckier, or more ruthless."
His childish view has never changed. He still confuses who the "rich and powerful" really are, and wants to set up the exact type of system he supposedly despises.
#10, I stopped using that term. He knows obamacare is a perjorative used to describe his socialist policy but he now twists it in his head and uses the term in his favor.
Obama mandate is also another perjorative, but will be twisted as well, meaning, he is forceful and deliberate. As a true narcissist, he is trying to neutralize the term and use it in his favor, specially if he wins re-election.
obama healthcare rations sounds better obama death panels (a la Sarah)
And whatever other obama + the negative descriptive is more appropiate.
Re the flop, he seemed so ill at ease, deflated, even sick maybe? he certainly looks unhealthy - so scrawny - no wonder he tucks into junk food whenever he gets the opportunity - arugula isn't much of a diet for any man.
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