Skip to comments.Obama Biographer: 'The World Seems to Disappoint Him'
Posted on 05/06/2014 5:38:16 AM PDT by Hoodat
David Remnick, an Obama biographer and the editor of the New Yorker, said this morning on national TV that President Obama is disappointed in the world:
(Remnick on Morning Joe)
"The profile [of President Obama] that I published in the New Yorker was somebody that eerily, eerily seemed to be claiming himself--it was a sense of not giving up, but of deep frustration--that was the profile that I published in the New Yorker. Somebody frustrated and disappointed," said Remnick, who has proven to be deeply sympathetic to this president.
"And that's what's frustrating to me sometimes about Obama is that the world seems to disappoint him," he continued to laughter from others on the TV set. "Republicans disappoint him, Bashar al-Assad disappoints him, Putin as well. And the fighting spirit sometimes is lacking in the performative aspects of the presidency."
But that hasn't kept Remnick from souring on Obama. "Do I think that at the end of eight years this will go down as a terrible presidency? I don't. You do. I don't. I think an enormous amount has been achieved."
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OMG! Trust me, the world is disappointed right back!
The worst is Wilson.
That guy certainly has extremely, low expectations, doesn’t he?
What would it look like if he were an utter incompetent supported by a sycophant media? A lot like it does now.
A second (and worse) ‘Malaise’ President.
It is SO mutual.
once again,, its all about him . .
It is SO mutual.
To be disappointed, I would had to have had expectations in the first place. Obama has behaved exactly as I expected, therefore I am not in the least disappointed. Angry, yes - disappointed - no.
The soft bigotry of low expectations.
so he’ll just take the money and leave
What else could he aspire to? Secretary General of the UN? Head of the European Union? Pope? Whichever choice for a man of his supposedly remarkable, yet very hidden talents, it would be a clear case of “Failing Upward”.
How arrogant. Perhaps the world knows more than Obama. I am not disappointed in Obama because I knew he was a living lying disaster before he was elected.
You see it isn’t about whether people think Obama is great, nope, it is about Obama thinking he is greater then the whole world.
Obama strikes me as someone who enjoys running for president but doesn’t enjoy being president. He’s like the dog that chases the car. He loves the chase but once he catches the car then the thrill is gone and he doesn’t know what to do with it.
The man has no clue about what leadership actually entails. And even if he did, he lacks the ability to do it. He couldn't lead ants to a picnic.
I'll patiently await your examples, then.
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