Skip to comments.George Will: Obama Went to Copenhagen to Speak About Himself
Posted on 10/04/2009 9:45:22 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
George Will: Obama Went to Copenhagen to Speak About Himself By Noel Sheppard Created 2009-10-04 12:10
On Sunday, ABC's George Will uttered an inconvenient truth about Barack Obama that his adoring media have been ignoring since he first threw his hat into the presidential ring in February 2007: his rhetoric is filled with constant references to himself.
To prove the point on the most recent installment of "This Week," Will counted the number of times Mr. and Mrs. Obama used the words "I" and "me" during their speeches in Copenhagen Friday.
The numbers are shocking making it likely in Will's view that the word "vain" is going to eventually attach itself to Obama (video embedded below the fold with transcript):
What's alarming is whether it indicates a belief on the part of the President which is that there is no problem that will not melt before the sunshine of his charm. And this is evidence again that it's not so. The President and First Lady went to Copenhagen and gave little speeches about themselves. She, Mrs. Obama, used the first-person singular pronoun in some form or another, "I" or "me", sixteen, 34 times in sixteen paragraphs. He used it 23 times in thirteen paragraphs. It was all about them, and the danger is an adjective sooner or later attaches to presidents. Honest Abe, Tricky Dick Nixon. All kinds of adjectives. The danger to the President is that Vain is going to attach to him.
The only question is when will other Obama-loving media members begin to realize this?
This seems especially important given the press's complicity in helping Obama create his Cult of Personality .
>belief on the part of the President which is that there is no problem that will not melt before the sunshine of his charm
This is why Affirmative Action is so cruel in the end.
Affirmative action is dangerous.
Thank you, George Will. We need more and more of this type of information brought up on the alphabet Sunday talk shows.
The World see’s it, now the Lame MSM needs to acknowledge it.
Never. They have too much invested in him and besides, they all have teenybopper crushes on his semi-blackness.
George Will: Obama Went to Copenhagen to Speak About Himself
He’s addicted to adoration.
Most of the world has become bored with adoring him.
Self-referential and self-reverential.
Plus, she is no Princess Di!
“mmm, mmm, mm. Barrack-Hussain-Obama.” - The liberals cool-aid drinking song
Obama is going to break that record Bigtime
“This is why Affirmative Action is so cruel in the end.”
cruel, unfair, confidence-robbing, dangerous...
George nailed it. I bet nobody else on the panel agreed with him. Or at least said it.
All I can say is
“Barack Hussain Obama... Ummm... Ummm... Ummm”
Let's see: his most significant accomplishment before running for the US Senate and then the presidency was writing two books--both of them autobiographies.
His own grossly-inflated ego is the tool he applies to all problems. He doesn't know any other approach.
Narcissist-in-Chief sums it up nicely.
The popularity of a rock star is very fleeting..
I don’t think the right words were “ personal charm”. The words should have been “litany of grievances”. Despite their own success stories, the Obamas are a bitter pair.
I for one am sick of hearing how tough they had it. Other people have faced bigger hurdles and worked harder and don’t have nearly the “outcome” that this pampered pair has achieved.
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