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Is Our President a Bit of a Jerk?

dougjmiller Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 9:36 PM
Of all the things that Obama is, "jerk" is not one of them. If he was a jerk, he wouldn't be so dangerous. Obama is a doctrinaire, American hating, anti-Semitic monster who is working around the clock to finish off our great nation. Obama is a radical, left wing socialist idealogue. Obama supports Islamic extremism and aggression. But unfortunately he's not a jerk.
At law school, few people knew Barack Obama really well, and I wasn't one of them, although we did have some dealings when we overlapped The Harvard Law Review.

But in the run up to the convention, it's clear that there are people who have had extensive dealings with him -- and they don't like him very much.  Two themes have emerged from news coverage in the last two days, and they are revealing:

(1) He's selfish: