Great piece today by Joseph Curl in the Washington Times on President Obama’s tin ear.
This man of the people does not understand . . . the people. Grand vacations, weekly golf, disparaging comments about his fellow citizens. If he sounds distant and removed, it’s because he is.
Let’s remember something. Obama is habitually referred to as a “former community organizer.” Actually, he has been out of college for nearly 30 years. He spent about three of them as a community organizer. The rest of the time he was attending Harvard Law School, practicing law, teaching law, and being – for the past 14 years – a politician.
It shouldn’t be too surprising that this wealthy man – who grew up in Hawaii, attended the very elite Occidental College, Columbia University, and Harvard, and sat for two decades in a church where America was demeaned – does not understand everyday citizens.
He was branded as something new, but in so many ways he is a prosaically typical elite liberal, one who knows what’s best for you, even if you don’t.