Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Ultimate in Narcissism--Obama Inserts Himself Into Official Presidential Bios

Couldn't resist posting this one (after which I'll skedaddle back to my sick bed)--Seth Mandel on Contentions comments on a curious Zelig-like phenomenon:
Many of President Obama’s fervent devotees are young enough not to have much memory of the political world before the arrival of The One. Coincidentally, Obama himself feels the same way—and the White House’s official website reflects that.

The Heritage Foundation’s Rory Cooper tweeted that Obama had casually dropped his own name into Ronald Reagan’s official biography on, claiming credit for taking up the mantle of Reagan’s tax reform advocacy with his “Buffett Rule” gimmick. My first thought was, he must be joking. But he wasn’t—it turns out Obama has added bullet points bragging about his own accomplishments to the biographical sketches of every single U.S. president since Calvin Coolidge (except, for some reason, Gerald Ford)...

1 comment:

Thermblog said...

What Obama is doing is completely justified by
history. Here's photographic proof: