Sunday, September 11, 2011

Being Obama: It’s all about him

Being Obama:

It’s all about him:

Once upon a time we had a president who sulked that his relatively uneventful tenure denied him the chance to thrust his way into greatness. In the days after 9/11, the New York Times carried a quotation from a “close friend” about Bill Clinton’s misfortune:

“He has said there has to be a defining moment in a presidency that really makes a great presidency.

He didn’t have one.” Clinton, the Times reported, was “described by friends as a frustrated spectator, unable to guide the nation through a crisis that is far bigger than anything he confronted in his eight-year tenure.”

This tracked with earlier accounts........................


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