Alex Massie Alex Massie

Obama: Saviour of the World?

I suppose it must irritate liberals that the press has picked up on the conservative claim – or meme – that Barack Obama is, even by the lofty standards of Presidential candidates, rather more pleased with himself than is seemly. Here, for instance, the Washington Post’s sketch-writer (actually, he’s America’s only sketch-writer) Dana Millbank today:

The 5:20 TBA turned out to be his adoration session with lawmakers in the Cannon Caucus Room, where even committee chairmen arrived early, as if for the State of the Union.

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