Friday, February 06, 2009

Obama: the man behind the curtain

Dorothy peered behind the curtain and saw the Wizard of Oz for what he was.

In an oped piece, "The Fierce Urgency of Pork," Krauthammer opines on the real Obama:
After Obama's miraculous 2008 presidential campaign, it was clear that at some point the magical mystery tour would have to end. The nation would rub its eyes and begin to emerge from its reverie. The hallucinatory Obama would give way to the mere mortal. The great ethical transformations promised would be seen as a fairy tale that all presidents tell -- and that this president told better than anyone.

I thought the awakening would take six months. It took two and a half weeks.
Read the whole thing.


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