To understand the President is to carefully listen to him. There is little doubt that he (along with David Brooks at The New York Times) considers himself to be the smartest person on the planet. As such, he gets quite frustrated and even angry when those Americans not yet under his spell don't bow and pander before him. Sure, the President knows that if he says the sky is suddenly "purple," his adoring and unquestioning servants in the media will scream, "Yes, Mr. President. It's deep purple."
But what of the rest of us? The President fully understands that he still has a serious problem with a majority of Americans. That being, like a bad magician, while he is doing his tricks with one hand, those suspicious of him and his motivations, are carefully watching the other hand as well. For it is that other hand, which holds the keys to a socialist state.
Tiger Woods seems to have spun his way back into competition and increased wealth. We have until November of 2012 to see if Mr. Obama can distract, intimidate, belittle, and manipulate the required number of Americans needed to win reelection and finalize the transformation of our Republic.
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