. . . excuse us for not joining the adoring throng of elite journalists like David Brooks, who suppose that your well-creased pants suffice to qualify you as an eminent political philosopher.
Just sayin' . . .
Major credit to Jack Cashill of American Thinker, who did the vetting that the MSM doesn't do any more. And I just want to remind everyone that I am the founder of Authors Against Obama, organized in May 2008 as a protest by working writers against the sweetheart deal Obama got for his first book.
Even without the ghosting by Ayers, Obama's book deal was bizarre. He initially signed a contract to do a study about American race relations, evidently didn't have the journalistic or research skills to complete that project, and instead decided to turn in a memoir.
A memoir! Just a few years out of law school, and he gets to write a memoir? Memoirs are supposed to be written by people who've actually accomplished something remarkable in life, and graduating law school is a fairly ordinary feat, achieved by thousands of 25-year-olds every year.
Commissioning memoirs by 20-somethings ought to be against the law, with few exceptions. It's an invitation to self-indulgence to permit a person that young to write about himself. You want a book deal before you turn age 30? OK, then either lead the league in RBIs or win the Medal of Honor.
Now we have testimony -- from the First Lady herself, no less -- that President Messiah's memoir was a ghost job? Graduated from Harvard Law, but can't even write his own book?
Ah, but such creases on his pants!
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