Skip to comments.Barack Obama actually said this
Posted on 08/23/2012 8:45:55 AM PDT by Nachum
Barack Obama has become accustomed to being the center of attention. For many like him, that's one of the biggest appeals of politics, the television exposure it attracts and the power that seems to come with that instant recognition and fame. "As Advertised on TV"
When you walk into a room now where pre-screened people have paid sometimes $40,000 just to be in your earthly presence, people stand, heads turns, lips whisper and hands clap. That's a heady experience, even if you weren't raised by grandparents because your birth parents chose to be absent. A modest upbringing, it seems, does not guarantee modesty.
Although Obama's school grades remain sealed secrets, he's often been told that he's intelligent and interesting and articulate.
To quote the 20th century American philosopher Mel Brooks, "It's good to be king!"
Obama was in New York City again last night (yes, money). It seems he wants four more years of attention; never mind the doing nothing. So, he must appear to mingle and recognize and shine his large smile on donor faces.
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I’m NOT “just saying”...
I am as certain as it is possible to be
that he is a full-blown narcissist.
completely NPD. NO doubt what. so. ever.
Having 5/9 gets you the diagnosis.
0 is 9/9.
1. Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements)
2. Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love
3. Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people (or institutions)
4. Requires excessive admiration
5. Has a sense of entitlement, i.e., unreasonable expectations of especially favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations
6. Is interpersonally exploitative, i.e., takes advantage of others to achieve his or her own ends
7. Lacks empathy: is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others
8. Is often envious of others or believes others are envious of him or her
9. Shows arrogant, haughty behavior or attitudes.
These people are empty shells, monsters, pod-people, whose craniums are inhabited by aliens.
Avoid them, they make everyone’s lives miserable to the extreme.
In the emperor’s chair?
He’s doing it to the whole country!
What’s the misery index NOW?
It's a pretty stark choice you have at that event - do you want a picture of you with the greatest basketball player who ever lived, or the worst president who ever lived?
You know, folks talk about Joe Biden's "gaffes," but this little mirror into the soul of an arrogant man tops them all!!
I saw this, was wondering ashen someone would catch this! Who says something like that??
He is simply, the most interesting man in his mind.
Give the guy a Dos Equis, he's earned it.
Anyone want to start a betting pool on how long it will be before he drops the “Hussein Obama jr” from his name and becomes simply-
I'm concerned we don't have enough time to get a suitble famous artist on board to design to design a new Obama symbol so he can transcend the metaphysicl limitions of the writen word, exit the mortal plane of existence and self actualize as “the former President, formerly known as BARAK!”
The following is under Malignant Narcissism @ Wiki:
Social psychologist Erich Fromm first coined the term malignant narcissism in 1964, describing it as a “severe mental sickness” representing “the quintessence of evil”. He characterized the condition as “the most severe pathology and the root of the most vicious destructiveness and inhumanity”. Edith Weigert (1967) saw malignant narcissism as a “regressive escape from frustration by distortion and denial of reality”; while Herbert Rosenfeld (1971) described it as “a disturbing form of narcissistic personality where grandiosity is built around aggression and the destructive aspects of the self become idealized”.
Developing their ideas further, the psychoanalyst Otto Kernberg pointed out that the antisocial personality was fundamentally narcissistic and without morality. Malignant narcissism includes a sadistic element, creating, in essence, a sadistic psychopath. In this essay, “malignant narcissism” and psychopathy are employed interchangeably. Kernberg first proposed malignant narcissism as a psychiatric diagnosis in 1984.
Kernberg described malignant narcissism as a syndrome characterized by a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), antisocial features, paranoid traits, and egosyntonic aggression. Other symptoms may include an absence of conscience, a psychological need for power, and a sense of importance (grandiosity). Pollock wrote: “The malignant narcissist is presented as pathologically grandiose, lacking in conscience and behavioral regulation with characteristic demonstrations of joyful cruelty and sadism”.
The writer and psychiatrist M. Scott Peck thought that the primary root of most human evil is ‘malignant narcissism’ and further characterized it as ‘militant ignorance’.
Scott Peck is an asinine liberal, and so was Fromm.
It is very rare I come to an event where Im like the fifth or sixth most interesting person. Usually the folks want to take a picture with me, sit next to me, talk to me. That has not been the case at this event and I completely understand.
"Whales hunt me to use my teeth for scrimshaw."
"Stay in poverty, my friends!"
Obama: “It is very rare I come to an event where Im like the fifth or sixth most interesting person. Usually the folks want to take a picture with me, sit next to me, talk to me. That has not been the case at this event and I completely understand.
I think many of the professionals in that and related fields are liberals, and maybe many with mental problems of their own.