December 22, 2014

WALL ST. JOURNAL SIZES UP OBAMA

Article from the Wall Street Journal – by Eddie Sessions:

"I have this theory about Barack Obama. I think he ' s led a kind of

make-believe life in which money was provided and doors were opened

because at some point early on somebody or some group (George Soros

anybody?) took a look at this tall, good looking, half-white,

half-black, young man with an exotic African/Muslim name and

concluded he could be guided toward a life in politics where his facile

speaking skills could even put him in the White House.

 

In a very real way, he has been a young man in a very big hurry.

Who else do you know has written two memoirs before the age of 45?

"Dreams of My Father" was published in 1995 when he was only 34 years

old. The "Audacity of Hope" followed in 2006. If, indeed, he did

write them himself. There are some who think that his mentor and

friend, Bill Ayers, a man who calls himself a "communist with a small

' c ' " was the real author.

 

His political skills consisted of rarely voting on anything that

might be deemed controversial.. He went from a legislator in the

Illinois legislature to the Senator from that state because he had

the good fortune of having Mayor Daley ' s formidable political machine

at his disposal.

 

He was in the U.S. Senate so briefly that his bid for the presidency

was either an act of astonishing self-confidence or part of some

greater game plan that had been determined before he first stepped

foot in the Capital.. How, many must wonder, was he selected to be a

2004 keynote speaker at the Democrat convention that nominated John

Kerry when virtually no one had ever even heard of him before?

 

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