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Is Our President a Bit of a Jerk?

el polaco Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 11:34 AM
Don't you mean 'the Ba-zerk-ley of the Rockies'
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: