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Is Our President a Bit of a Jerk?

jnewell Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 4:23 PM
I don't mind him being a jerk, most politicians are. It's the fact that he is the most dangerous tyrant this nation has ever known that bothers me.
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: