Obama: The Affirmative Action President. WASHINGTON POST.

 

 by Yo’Adrienne  Posted April 26, 2012

A “MUST READ!!!
Years from now, historians may regard the 2008 election of Barack Obama as an inscrutable and disturbing phenomenon

Obama: The Affirmative Action President.  WASHINGTON POST.  Written by :  Matt Patterson

, a baffling breed of mass hysteria akin perhaps to the witch craze of the Middle Ages. How, they will wonder, did a man so devoid of professional accomplishment beguile so many into thinking he could manage the world’s largest economy, direct the world’s most powerful military, execute the world’s most consequential job?

Imagine a future historian examining Obama’s pre-presidential life: ushered into and through the Ivy League despite unremarkable grades and test scores along the way; a cushy non-job as a “community organizer”; a brief career as a state legislator devoid of legislative achievement (and in fact nearly devoid of his attention, so often did he vote “present”) ; and finally an unaccomplished single term in the United States Senate, the entirety of which was devoted to his presidential ambitions. He left no academic legacy in academia, authored no signature legislation as a legislator.

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