Funny How?

It’s hardly fair, this thing we do to our politicians: when they refuse to depart from their carefully worded scripts, we deride them as wooden, fraudulent, synthetic. When they dare to reveal genuine passion or irreverence, though, we pound away at them for displaying insufficient self-control. Such was the case with Barack Obama’s recent and calamitous news conference, when the president plunged headlong into a debate over race relations. A barrage ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Leo Romero - Aug 9, 2009 - 5:36 AM PDT
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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - Aug. 9, 2009

This is a very well written and interesting commentary. It is easy to read and thoughtfully done.

We have much to learn in America. Perhaps the first thing we need to work on is to try to not think we know all the facts and the other guy knows nothing.

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Jack Powers
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by Jack Powers - Aug. 9, 2009

Well-written observation on an aspect of Obama's personality that can cause him grief but, at the same time, makes him seem more human.

I think humanity in a President is a Good Thing.

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