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Obama Advisor: "He is bored to death and too talented for ordinary people"
Pittsburgh Live ^ | November 15, 2010 | Ralph Reiland

Posted on 11/15/2010 6:35:44 PM PST by GlockThe Vote

In his biography of Obama, "The Bridge," David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, quotes White House senior adviser and longtime Obama friend Valerie Jarrett: "I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is. ... He knows how perceptive he is. He knows what a good reader of people he is. And he knows that he has the ability -- the extraordinary, uncanny ability -- to take a thousand different perspectives, digest them and make sense out of them, and I think that he has never really been challenged intellectually. ... So what I sensed in him was not just a restless spirit but somebody with such extraordinary talents that had to be really taxed in order for him to be happy. ... He's been bored to death his whole life. He's just too talented to do what ordinary people do."

Talk about a "yes man" -- or a devotee woman. The boss is so "extraordinary," so above the "ordinary" man, that he's been long-term bored to death -- untaxed, unhappy, uncanny and unchallenged.

And now unappreciated -- simultaneously called "pathetic" and "tone-deaf," respectively, by the left in The Progressive and the right in The Washington Times.

Turns out that Jarrett's wrong -- there's nothing "extraordinary" about Obama's talent in reading people or understanding economics.

(Excerpt) Read more at pittsburghlive.com ...


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Ha ha ha ha. You have got to be kidding me.
1 posted on 11/15/2010 6:35:48 PM PST by GlockThe Vote
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To: GlockThe Vote

This needed a barf alert


2 posted on 11/15/2010 6:36:58 PM PST by King_Corey (www.kingcorey.com)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Patrick Gaspard, former community organizer, ex-lobbyist for the Service Employees International Union and now director of Obama’s Office of Political Affairs, is quoted in a 2008 New Yorker article describing what Obama said to him during his job interview: “I think that I’m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And I’ll tell you right now that I’m gonna think I’m a better political director than my political director.”

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Unreal. This man is truly nuts.


3 posted on 11/15/2010 6:37:18 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: GlockThe Vote

I guess Obama lacks the intellectual curiosity to be president.


4 posted on 11/15/2010 6:37:43 PM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Worst. Post-Racial. And Post-Partisan. Agent Of Hope And Change. EVER.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Send him to Mars, lot of excitement there. Very smart, exotic people, too.


5 posted on 11/15/2010 6:37:54 PM PST by proxy_user
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To: GlockThe Vote

So why does he make so many stupid mistakes and believe in so many idiotic policies?


6 posted on 11/15/2010 6:38:09 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: King_Corey

Go read the whole article. Truly revolting and unbelievable quotes.


7 posted on 11/15/2010 6:38:20 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: GlockThe Vote

That is one of the craziest articles I have ever read. He is dumb not smart. LOL


8 posted on 11/15/2010 6:38:47 PM PST by MamaB
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To: GlockThe Vote

What a piece of readable fellatio.

“The Oneness” is too far above us.

Maybe the light has not come down from heaven yet and granted me the sight to see The One in his majesty.


9 posted on 11/15/2010 6:38:52 PM PST by Old Sarge (Marking Time On The Government's Dime)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Michelle better watch Valerie Jarrett. I think she has the hots for BO.


10 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:06 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: proxy_user

Send him to Mars, lot of excitement there. Very smart, exotic people, too.
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AND it’s ‘ONE WAY’. LOL!


11 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:07 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Not under the influence of Hope-nosis.)
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To: King_Corey

Too late....


12 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:14 PM PST by tsmith130
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To: GlockThe Vote
"I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents ...too talented to do what ordinary people do."

Man! That's what I call some serious groveling.

13 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:24 PM PST by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Zer0 has apparently been too talented all his life. He hasn’t done a thing except have S0r0$ drop him into the Presidency.


14 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:25 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: King_Corey

“This needed a barf alert”

No; it needed a mega-barf five-bag hurlathon alert.


15 posted on 11/15/2010 6:39:33 PM PST by Fantasywriter
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To: SaxxonWoods

This man needs a rubber room.


16 posted on 11/15/2010 6:40:16 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: GlockThe Vote

I thought this might be a satire piece. But it isn’t.......


17 posted on 11/15/2010 6:40:16 PM PST by dforest
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To: King_Corey

Read the article, not just the excerpt. That book excerpt is misleading in the context of the article.


18 posted on 11/15/2010 6:40:55 PM PST by GnL
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To: GlockThe Vote

If he is so smart, why does he need a teleprompter?


19 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:21 PM PST by JohnG45
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To: GlockThe Vote

Obama: A Legend in his own mind


20 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:36 PM PST by Florida native
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To: GlockThe Vote

I dare Obama to do a single day in Alaska, OUTSIDE of Air Force One that is.

One day of anything, snowmobiling (snowmachining), ice fishing, or anything during the summer.

But since he is so “elevated” its far to beneath his position to feel what real people do.


21 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:39 PM PST by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: GlockThe Vote



22 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:50 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Bahahahahahahaha! Valerie Jarrett, you have got to put down that crack pipe girl!!


23 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:50 PM PST by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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To: GlockThe Vote

LOL.. He’s full of something but it ain’t wisdom and insight..


24 posted on 11/15/2010 6:41:59 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: GlockThe Vote

He should resign if he is so bored.


25 posted on 11/15/2010 6:42:20 PM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: Eye of Unk

Go read the rest of the article. Its totally nuts, especially what he tells the SEIU guy.


26 posted on 11/15/2010 6:42:49 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: GlockThe Vote
"He is bored to death and too talented for ordinary people"

So he'd be better fitted for a stint on Dancing with the Stars or using his teleprompter skills to sing us a commie/marxist/socialist song on American Idol?

27 posted on 11/15/2010 6:43:06 PM PST by MamaDearest (Kruschev said they'd bury us. We thought he meant Russia, not the democrat party!!)
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To: GlockThe Vote
I guess a total repudiation of his agenda and party by the voters doesn't get him animated?

5.56mm

28 posted on 11/15/2010 6:43:15 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: GlockThe Vote
That's A Fouintain Of Knowledge There Buddy

That Guy Is A Fountain Of Knowledge, A Real Gusher ....

29 posted on 11/15/2010 6:43:21 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Don't Read The News You're Uninformed, If You Do Read The News You're Misinformed")
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To: GlockThe Vote

Valerie Jarrett knows how to get close to Obama and become one of the inner circle of power: flatter him outrageously.

You cannot flatter a malignant narcissist too much. Because he virtually believes that he is god.


30 posted on 11/15/2010 6:43:54 PM PST by Cicero
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To: GlockThe Vote

"I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is. ...

31 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:05 PM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Obama is a total psycho assclown.

The most scary unfit person ever to seize the Presidency.


32 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:05 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: Col Frank Slade

I think he wants to be world dictator and is setting himself to be head of the UN after leaving office.


33 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:09 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: proxy_user
Send him to Mars, lot of excitement there. Very smart, exotic people, too.

We asked the Martians, they sent us back this photo.


34 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:24 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Awww, the Sun King is bored with us lowly plebes. Well, he can always quit and leave the country if it so bloody awful to be president of the US.


36 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:24 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: King_Corey

NO KIDDING! This is vile!


37 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:25 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; AuH2ORepublican; campaignPete R-CT

The condensation is overwhelming.


38 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:33 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit.)
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To: GlockThe Vote
Say wut???


39 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:33 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Think how childish and stupid this Valerie Jarrett. And she’s stupid either way you slice it.

If she really thinks Obama is this super-genius, she’s stupid and childish, at the level of a high-school girl mooning over some young male teacher or boy she has a crush on. She’s also a pseudo-intellectual boob who lives in a dream-world if she’s really taken in by a phony like Obama, who is so insecure he needs constant adulation to even function.

If she is realistic, in her heart of hearts, about Obama’s supposed mental powers, then she’s childishly stupid to think she and her fellow Obama-handlers can convince anyone (other than the most brain-dead morons in the population) that her boss is not really an average schlub.

Either way, she’s an embarrassment. A dangerous embarrassment to our country.


40 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:33 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Another brilliant, really really smart, supremely intelligent, unbelieveably bright, Progressive genius.

Aren’t we all fortunate to have him and the rest of those brilliant, really really smart, Progressive geniuses throughout the government.

/s/

IMHO


41 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:44 PM PST by ripley
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To: La Lydia

Valerie will have to get in line behind Larry Sinclair.


42 posted on 11/15/2010 6:44:54 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: GnL

Yeah, you’re right. The article is NOT complimentary toward Bonnie Prince Barack. The author is using the quotes and excerpt to counter the reality.


43 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:04 PM PST by tsmith130
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To: GlockThe Vote

Fine. Let him socialize with the teleprompters.


44 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:04 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

My guess would be that Jefferson and maybe TR were the most intelligent presidents. Obama strikes me as someone who has just been given everything he has accomplished. He is not stupid but seems just slightly above average to me.

Very possibly the least intelligent president.


45 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:24 PM PST by yarddog
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To: GlockThe Vote

Oh yes...Lord Obama is so far above us! The Great Unwashed....Dear leader... PUKE!


46 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:32 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: GlockThe Vote

She is so far up Omullaha’s rear her toes are not visible.


47 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:32 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: GlockThe Vote
This hagiographic article is quite candidly an embarrassment to the American people. Valerie Jarrett has either swilled deeply from the kool-aid barrel, or she is the most sycophantic camp-follower that has ever soiled a presidential administration. I didn't think anyone could be as kiss-ass as Paul Begala was to BJ Clinton, but Jarrett has him beat, hands down.
48 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:39 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

Has this fool ever watched the video of himself throwing a baseball.


49 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:46 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (I'm not Anti-Obama - I'm Pro-America)
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To: GlockThe Vote
The boss is so "extraordinary," so above the "ordinary" man, that he's been long-term bored to death...

Unless someone walks by with an ice cream cone.

50 posted on 11/15/2010 6:45:54 PM PST by ladyvet (I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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