July 10, 2008
MICKEY KAUS: "Didn't Jesse Jackson Sr. have a point? There is something condescending, or arrogant, in Obama's lecture to a town hall meeting in Georgia. . . . Obama's lecture to parents about how 'you need to make sure your child can speak Spanish'? Also condescending! Especially since, as Abe Greenwald points out, Obama doesn't speak Spanish."
UPDATE: Related item here.
ANOTHER UPDATE: Reader Madhu Dahiya emails:
Actually, the substance of his 'it's embarrassing when Europeans come over here blah blah' doesn't really bother me. I just wish he wouldn't say OUT LOUD how embarrassed he is by the very people he seeks to represent! I would think it a privilege to serve the American people, you know?
Yeah, you'd think.