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To Jennifer. Surprise! An Insensitive, Phoney and Opportunistic Obama. But Not as Clever as he Believes Himself to Be.

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in response to reader comment: Lies beget lies - Obama's now using the Holocaust - sickening

Submitted by Sofa Sogood (United States), May 31, 2008 at 00:52

You're making a very good point here. Thanks. I share your sense of outrage. Had I heard his speech, which I didn't, his phoney use of the non-existent Russian Uncle or whatever it was, would have been obvious to me, but I don't know if I would have picked up on the aspect that he was using The Holocaust to promote his views on health care. How obscene.

Imagine if someone had spoken about a Freedom Fighter who had come across a slave ship where half the slaves died horrible deaths on the journey, and what he chose to discuss about it was the lack of mental health care for the Freedom Fighter (his Uncle or not) who was so disturbed by what he saw.

Of course, he'd see how obnoxious that would be. But can he see the parallel?

He and his wife have learned their lessons well from Rev. Wright -- that everything is all about them.

The more he speaks, the more he reveals his false "sensitivity," his intellectual bullying, his sense of his own "superiority" and how disconnected he personally is from what really concerns others.

He's a man, who because of his ability to deliver a speech well, and the hypnotic effect that has had on the lemmings, has come to believe their fantasies about him.

He believes his words are golden, that he can say anything, talk his way out of anything, and has become enamored of himself to the extent that he doesn't prepare with any care, and doesn't correct his muddled thinking processes.

He should be called, not only on his "flubs," bad judgment, indifference to preparation, and outright lies, but on his pretentions and falseness. Step by step he reveals himself to not have any of the qualities those who are entranced by him believe he has.

He's totally shameless.

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