Explaining away Obama's Lies in 'Dreams From My Father'

David Maraniss reveals lie after fib after stretcher after prevarication told by the future president in Barack Obama: The Story, "a deeply researched, 600-page study of the president's ancestry and early life." And how do the president's supporters defend his approach to the truth? Here's a representative response, from "a noted professor": Gerald Early, a noted professor of English literature and African-American studies at Washington University in St. Louis, agreed. "It really doesn't matter if he made up stuff," Early told Fox News. "I mean, after all, it's like you going to a psychiatrist and you make up stuff, and the psychiatrist can still psychoanalyze you because they're your lies." What, then, does that make us, the American public? Psychoanalysts in Barack Obama's psychodrama, his quest to make himself whole? It's always about him, isn't it, the presidency reduced to a psychiatrist's couch so a sick man can make sense of his life. "Autobiographies are not really good...(Read Full Post)