Why is this Obama admission tragic? It is tragic because of all the would-a, should-a, could-a opportunities for good that went up in smoke. In this interview, Mr. Obama pointed with pride to the fact that his world view has not changed since he was elected. I hate to break it to you Mr. President, but the all knowing God is the only one who never has to change. Are you so arrogant in yourself that you believe there is nothing for you to learn? What a legacy this will be, Sir.
As Written By Michael Goodwin for the New York Post:
News flash: President Obama didn’t learn anything in eight years in the White House. And he’s proud of it.
As Obama admitted in an interview with New York magazine: “If you go back and you read speeches I made when I was running for the US Senate in 2003, or if you go back further and you look at statements I made when I was on the Harvard Law Review, my worldview is pretty consistent.”
The comment was a point of pride, which makes it doubly tragic. Once the smartest man in the room, always the smartest man in the room.
Never mind that the world is on fire, that America is polarized, angry and scared. Or that ObamaCare is a sick patient, that the economy is growing at a snail’s pace and that many cities are racial war zones.
It’s not Obama’s fault. None of it. He would do it all again.
With voters fixated on his successor, Obama is fixated on his legacy. A large part of his effort on the way out the door is explaining what he did, and insisting that what he did was right. Always.
There’s no news there, but there is some valuable insight from the ways he defends the indefensible. Let it be a warning to Donald Trump and …
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