January 30, 2013
Obama asks 'Who ate the wardroom strawberries?'
Obama as Captain Queeg? Over the top, Hysterical nonsense? This read might give you pause. Here is a sample passage. Obama's second inauguration speech may be his Queeg moment - an undeniable demonstration that, in an emergency, he is incapable of grappling with reality. For all his unceasing invocation of the word "change," the outstanding thing about Obama has been his apparent inability to react, even to an imminent crisis. Like Queeg, he stands frozen on the bridge as the waves grow higher, or obsesses over issues like homosexuals and women in the military as the typhoon rises. And further, Yet Obama does not project any sense of urgency, merely a smug, radiating sense of his own greatness. The one fiscal measure to which he seems committed - taxing the rich - is infantile stuff, like Queeg's obsession with who ate the wardroom strawberries. Here is the link. (Read Full Post)