September 1, 2012
Who Built Barack Obama?
To twist a line from William Hazlitt, Living the life of a Democrat is the art of being well deceived. Adam Smith in the Wealth of Nations spoke of the unseen "hidden hand" in a free economy that miraculously helps steer the path of an economy towards rational and productive outcomes. In warfare, there are a few times when the unseen hand of fate seems to steer one party to victory despite overwhelming odds and daunting logistical challenges. In recent history, that may be best seen in the Battle of Midway where a badly damaged and demoralized US Navy gained a decisive victory over a larger, more confident Imperial Japanese Navy. Politics occasionally sees such a hidden hand where a person embarks on a meteoric rise to power. Yet, in modern history has anyone, ever, anywhere had such a streak miraculous good luck as Mr. Obama? An unseen "hidden hand" seems to be stacking the deck in Mr. Obama's favor. Bill Whittle of PJTV does a terrific job of...(Read Full Post)