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January 6, 2010

Before the Fall

"Unchecked hubris always incurs nemesis that leads to destruction.

In Obama's case, we are witnessing such a sequence. His hope and change speeches are no more empty of substance than they ever were. But now the studied accentuation and Rev. Wright inculcated cadences are shopworn, the allusions tired and transparently the work of twenty-something speechwriters who ran out of clichés around March. The blame Bush continues, but it now is monotonous and sounds like the proverbial three-year-old's sob." -- Works and Days » Bush Did It! And, Really, Bush Did It! And Bush Really Did It!

Posted by Vanderleun at January 6, 2010 6:20 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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