Skip to comments.The Senator's Humble Beginning
Posted on 08/04/2008 7:14:07 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
There's nothing exotic or complicated about how phenoms are made in Washington, and, more to the point, how they are broken.
"Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame," says Barack Obama. "I've already had an hour and a half. I mean, I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse."
The new senator from Illinois is dazzling another venue, in this case the Gridiron Club. It is early December and Obama won't start his new job for a few weeks. But he comes well steeped in the basic physics of hype.
"I figure there's nowhere to go from here but down," Obama says. "So tonight, I announce my retirement from the United States Senate."
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This pinhead’s a barf-a-minute.
I'd say you're making her look like a Rhodes Scholar.
No wonder Obama’s head is so big.
The media’s love affair has been long standing.
” At interview’s end, Obama takes another silly question about whether he’d run for president in 2008 (no) “
“I am genuinely somebody who doesn’t get caught up in the hype,”
he says, adding that his wife, Michelle, loves to tease him about his big ears, and that he loves her for that.
Two different versions from Obama about his big ears. Duh.
A few months ago, Maureen Dowd wrote after Obama told her to stop writing about his ears :
I just want to put you on notice, he said.
I was teased relentlessly when I was a kid about my big ears.
If that’s truly the case, why would he draw the WaPo’s attention to his wife’s criticisms ?
And then make it sound as if it’s a really fun thing ?
Here ya Go....it was needed.