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March 11, 2009

Camille Paglia goes wobbly

Drudge had this, but its worth expanding on a bit.

As I read Paglia's piece, which indicts Obama's advisor's, aids, and hangers on, rather than Obama himself for having such shockingly poor judgment to have chosen a train wreck crew like this to begin with, I get the creepy feeling that her tone and words are similar to many Germans after being confronted with the reality of what the Nazis did. Lots of Germans said shit like: "Oh, if only the fuhrer had known about those death camps he would have put a stop to it!". They simply couldn't get their heads around the fact that the fuhrer wasn't exactly what he claimed to be, so dire shit simply HAD to be someone else's fault.

The Paglias of the world can't envision a scenario where Obama is to blame for anything - he inexplicably possesses a tautological purity of intent for them, despite a background and associations suggesting the man is about as pure of intent as Carlo Gambino.

I find it impossible to believe that the most "media connected" president ever, who still has a Blackberry, isn't wired in on what's going on within his administration. Chances are someone even leaked Paglia's column to them in draft form and Obama knew about it before it even went to press.

Its not a lack of communication, its a lack of character.


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