AUTHOR: Victor Davis Hanson
in the National ReviewTHESIS:
Barack Obama's America is "prissy" and more "self-absorbed" than George Bush's AmericaWORDS NEEDED TO DEMONSTRATE:
3THINGS OBAMA HAS APOLOGIZED FOR:
Slavery, "our treatment of Native Americans," "being imperious toward Europeans and Muslims"PEOPLE OBAMA HAS MADE NICE WITH:
the Chinese, "Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Bashar al-Assad, the Castro brothers, Hugo Chávez"MOTIVE FOR SYCOPHANCY TOWARD CHINA:
America's need for cashTERM FOR VENEZUELAN OIL:
"Hugo Chávez’s messy goo"OBAMA'S SWINDLE:
"The rest of the world is supposed to keep drilling in the ecologically fragile Persian Gulf, tap the tundra of Siberia, and pump out of the Latin American jungle--while we pay for it with borrowed Japanese and Chinese money. "RESULT:
"national selfishness"OTHER PROBLEMS WITH OBAMA:
Jumbo jets, SUVs, handlers, Latin, "creepy messianic rhetoric," the NEACONCLUSION:
"The net result of all this is that America is becoming as self-righteous, self-centered, and prissy as its president is himself."
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