Obama's Messiah Shtick

Messiah:  "One who is anticipated as, regarded as, or professes to be a savior or liberator."  American Heritage DictionarySchtick: "Yiddish slang meaning "gimmick" that has come to mean "someone's signature behavior." He presents as a fairly nice-looking guy with a slightly dorky quality (I think it's the Bing Crosby ears); who is a smooth, albeit soporific, speaker; who boasts an Ivy League background sullied by the suspicion that he benefited as much from affirmative action as from his own virtues; and who demonstrates a sound grasp of shady Chicago style politics, including, during a remarkably short and generally undistinguished career, some pretty vicious and opportunistic conduct.  I am talking, of course, about Barack Obama, a man who has shot from relative obscurity to the forefront of American politics.To those who worship at his shrine, though, there is nothing ordinary about him.  To them, he is the embodiment of all...(Read Full Article)