Obama, Tebow, and America's Hunger for Heroes

Ever hungry for an authentic hero, Americans have turned to Tim Tebow.  Greek columns and Teleprompters have schooled us on how to discern the sincere from the bogus, and with Barack Obama as the measure, Tim Tebow's gold stands in contrast to Obama's dross. One definition of a hero is "a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or ability; a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities; one who shows great courage; the central figure in an event, period, or movement." The only way to explain the type of idolatry Barack Obama received when first emerging on the national scene was that America was longing for a national hero.  Barack the narcissist recognized an opportunity, stepped forward, and accepted the accolades of a ravenous public who wanted to view someone they knew nothing about -- a legendary figure in  the most basic sense.  Having done nothing but talk, Obama feigned heroic strength and ability and,...(Read Full Article)