CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 23 — The peers who elected Barack Obama as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review say he was a natural leader, an impressive student, a nice guy. But in the 1990 Revue — the graduating editors’ gleeful parody of their elite publication — they said quite a bit more.He was a phony then, a phony now. Read both the Poweline and NYT stories at the links above.
“I was born in Oslo, Norway, the son of a Volvo factory worker and part-time ice fisherman,” a mock self-tribute begins. “My mother was a backup singer for Abba. They were good folks.” In Chicago, “I discovered I was black, and I have remained so ever since.”
After his election, the Faux-bama says, he united warring students into “a happy, cohesive folk,” while “empowering all the folks out there in America who didn’t know about me by giving a series of articulate and startlingly mature interviews to all the folks in the media.”
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Who is Barack Obama?
The folks at Breitbart have made vetting of Obama a priority for this year. But they aren't alone. Paul Mirengoff at Powerline has a story about a 2007 piece in the New York Times. In it, he quotes from The Times which wrote: