This interesting paragraph, this is Drew Westen yesterday in the New York Times. After basically saying that Obama’s not tough enough, not confrontational enough, he actually says Obama’s not liberal enough. That’s his problem. He hasn’t been liberal enough. These people are deranged! They’re delusional. But this guy had one interesting paragraph, and here it is. Psychology Professor Drew Westen. I haven’t heard of the guy. The New York Times found him; he had this piece in the New York Times yesterday. “A second possibility is that Obama is simply not up to the task by virtue of his lack of experience and a character defect that might not have been so debilitating at some other time in history.

“Those of us who were bewitched by his eloquence on the campaign trail chose to ignore some disquieting aspects of his biography, that he had accomplished very little before he ran for president, having never run a business or a state. That he had singularly unremarkable career as a law professor, publishing nothing in 12 years at the University of Chicago Law School other than an autobiography, and that before joining the United States Senate he had voted present instead of yay or nay 130 times, sometimes dodging difficult issues.” Now, you in this audience know all of that. We discussed all of that. The Drive-By Media never said a syllable of any of that during the campaign, and that’s just one little paragraph in an otherwise long essay blaming Obama for not being liberal enough, not being tough enough.

But maybe it boils down to he just isn’t qualified. He’s never done anything. Many people have made the point before: Obama taught law for 12 years at the University of Chicago, and many people have pointed out have you ever heard — has the media ever found — a student of Obama’s who talks about how inspired he was by Obama? No. There is no such person. The media has not found one such student or anybody from Harvard where Obama was on Law Review, and there also didn’t publish anything. They haven’t found one student or one colleague or one associate who said they were inspired, mesmerized, or motivated whatsoever by Barack Obama. He has almost a blank slate past.

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