Alex Massie

Obama: Not a Danger!

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Now that we're getting used to the idea of President Barack Hussein Obama, it's easy to forget just how quick he's risen to the summit of American politics. The other day I came across a pack of playing cards that I picked up at CPAC in 2006; produced by Human Events, it's titled "The 52 Most Dangerous Liberals in America" (the Aces are Hillary Clinton, Ted Kennedy, Chuck Schumer and George Soros) and features most of the usual suspects in Gore, Carter, Krugman, Dowd, Huffington, Pelosi, Reid, Waxman etc etc. The person missing? Yup, Barack Obama who, according to Human Events, was considered less of a threat to America's future than Alan Colmes...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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