Skip to comments.Democrats Air Frustrations with Obama 'Cockiness'
Posted on 09/03/2012 8:35:32 AM PDT by Justaham
President Obama's competitive, boastful nature and condescending advice rubs even loyal Democrats the wrong way, a new profile alleges.
The New York Times' Jodi Kantor airs complaints from "loyal" Obama associates -- not as a buried lede but explicitly in her introduction:
He has mentioned more than once in recent weeks that he cooks a really mean chili. He has impressive musical pitch, he told an Iowa audience. He is a surprisingly good pool player, he informed an interviewer not to mention (though he does) a doodler of unusual skill.
The article reports Obama's associates characterize this bluster and political zeal as "cockiness." Further, Washington Democrats say he is all too eager to offer unsolicited advice -- on handshakes, writing, and parenting, among other topics.
For those activities at which he feels inadequate, Obama reportedly dedicates considerable time to practice, no matter how trivial the pastime:
He has played golf 104 times since becoming president, according to Mark Knoller of CBS News, who monitors his outings, and he asks superior players for tips that have helped lower his scores. He decompresses with card games on Air Force One, but players who do not concentrate risk a reprimand (Youre not playing, youre just gambling, he once told Arun Chaudhary, his former videographer).
His idea of birthday relaxation is competing in an Olympic-style athletic tournament with friends, keeping close score. The 2009 version ended with a bowling event. Guess who won, despite his history of embarrassingly low scores? The president, it turned out, had been practicing in the White House alley.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
"He is everywhere and yet nowhere. He constantly wants our attention, but has nothing to tell us. There is a real physical Barack Hussein Obama walking about somewhere, but there needn't be. He would be just as real, if he didn't exist. If he were nothing more than a poster, a logo, a few books, some computer graphics and a slogan. He would be no less real, because he isn't real. He's a brand."
” Confucius say: _resident with hand in pocket feel cocky all day.”?
Kim Il Obama triumphs again!
Bowling at the WH alley, watching ESPN, filling out his college BBall brackets, campaigning....
When does he have time for family and focusing on jobs???
Wait. Let me rephrase
Confucius say: _resident with hand in AMERICA’s pocket feel cocky all day.?
We didn’t build that — him or his candidacy. Zero is a Demwit problem.
He’s compensating because he has no identity.
Obama’s cockiness is the bluster of a vapid man.
"Shut up, peon! Send me three dollars."
Something tells me that as soon as he’s out, unlike Jimmy Carter, no one will want anything to do with him.
Main complaint: How can we continually lie to our constituency about how much you care when you act like you don’t?
“You’re not playing, you’re just gambling.” -Obama
Sounds like what a bad player says when his bluff gets called...
Just a case of malignant narcissism indulged and humored on a massive level.
Democrats Air Frustrations with Obama’s ‘Cockiness’
Republicans Air Frustrations with Obama’s ‘Aswipiness’..
He just don’t do a good job of it..
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