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Barack Obama, Bully

David211 Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 6:49 PM
Whenever a bully faces a superior opponent, they wet themselves. Barack was exposed as a coward once he was out in the open away from his adoring groupies in the press. Like most cowards, he talks tough when his opponent is away and he is in the presence of his entourage. He will get pushed into the ring 2 more times and come out bloody. THen he will talk tough when he goes home.

David Remnick's piece in The New Yorker, attempting to "understand" Obama's debate defeat, begins thusly:

When Barack Obama was a student at Harvard Law School, he was never known as a particularly good debater. In class, if he thought that a fellow student had said something foolish, he showed no forensic bloodlust. He did not go out of his way to defeat someone in argument; instead he tried, always with a certain decorous courtesy, to try to persuade, to reframe his interlocutor’s view, to signal his understanding while disagreeing. Obama became president of the law review—the first African-American to...