Krauthammer: The Audacity of Vanity

An op-ed from the Washington Post that you absolutely shouldn’t miss:

Americans are beginning to notice Obama’s elevated opinion of himself. There’s nothing new about narcissism in politics. Every senator looks in the mirror and sees a president. Nonetheless, has there ever been a presidential nominee with a wider gap between his estimation of himself and the sum total of his lifetime achievements?

Obama is a three-year senator without a single important legislative achievement to his name, a former Illinois state senator who voted “present” nearly 130 times. As president of the Harvard Law Review, as law professor and as legislator, has he ever produced a single notable piece of scholarship? Written a single memorable article? His most memorable work is a biography of his favorite subject: himself.

H/T: Boots and Sabers


  1. Have you seen the TV spot where it says Obama passed a law to….? I thought laws were passed when a majority of politicians voted for a bill and then it was signed into law by the president. I wonder how many people know the difference between “vote for” and “passed” a bill? Even if they do, they won’t care what this guy says if they are for him.

    I always wondered how the anti-Christ could possibly gain the support of diverse peoples, but seeing how the world loved Clinton and now are going bonkers for Obama, I can see that they will adore the anti-Christ. Sad what people are coming to in general.

  2. I hear B.O. is commissioning engineering studies for a possible addition at Mt. Rushmore (g).