Obama's Teary-Eyed Speech

Being a narcissist -- and knowing how it has wracked me with mania and distorted my judgment so that I have no sense of being other-directed except in how it reflects on myself -- I can't help but be dismayed by the blossoming of Obama's narcissism when he gets tears in his eyes addressing his Chicago staff.  "I'm really proud of all of you."  I mean, that's a good start.  But his pride and sanctioning imply a grandiose self-love.  What he's really proud of is his minions celebrating him and loving him.  He is really proud of them being proud of him. Obama is love-starved because he came from a broken ideological family who were in love with their rebellious principles and their clichéd ideas rather than each other.  In Obama's youth, interracial families were rather uncommon, and he must have felt that he stood out as unusual.  He was the focus of attention.  He was the reflection in the pool. Narcissists don't really lead.  They follow...(Read Full Post)