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October 10, 2009

What If...

What if
a guy nobody's ever heard of, from Hawaii no less, with a Muslim African father and a Muslim Indonesian stepfather and a mom from Kansas named Stanley inexplicably glides from Punahou to a short sheep-dip at Occidental to the Frankfurt School's favorite Ivy League haunt, Columbia, to Harvard Law? What if he's such an arrogant, aloof suckup of no particular ability or accomplishment that his fellow students openly ridicule him with the invention of the "Obamamometer," which measures epic brown-nosing on a scale from one to ten? What if he's blissfully unaware of his own deficiencies, and instead comes to believe that he's earned everything that's come his way — or ever will? -- - David Kahane - The Corner on National Review Online

Posted by Vanderleun at October 10, 2009 11:14 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Fake Adam Wheeler "My own, brief, assessment of my character is that I am sententious, crypto-tendentious, slightly pedantic with a streak of contrarianism, a fascination with any pedagogical approach to Shakespeare, and a decent sense of humor" classic self delusion but in other ways heart wrenching

Posted by: Archie Supports the Blues at May 19, 2010 7:27 PM

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