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Obama, the Confidence Man,
and the Virtues of Humility

American Thinker, by Robert Morrison

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Posted By:DW626, 1/3/2014 6:03:18 AM

One thing that neither Barack Obama nor his acolytes in politics and the media lacked was confidence. DAVID BROOKS: So there´s a lot of very smart people [around Obama], and it´s a testament to Obama´s confidence. You know, there was a great quote in a Ryan Lizza piece in the New Yorker about Obama´s confidence. And I´m not going to get it exactly right, but he essentially said, "I´m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policy than my policy directors. I think I´m a better political director than my political director." It was a speech of confidence. That was

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 1/3/2014 6:21:29 AM     (No. 9677675)

Mr. Pants Crease Arousal David Brooks put your tongue back in your mouth. It´s way beyond confidence, more like sociopathic arrogance.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lilo, 1/3/2014 10:15:48 AM     (No. 9677943)

Where are Hubris and Nemesis when we need them? I seriously doubt if Mr. Obama has ever heard of either of them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/3/2014 2:01:36 PM     (No. 9678318)

Headline Correction: Obama, the Confidence Man, with the Virtues of Narcissism.

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