August 11, 2011

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON ON The Politics Of Liberals Bashing Obama. “At worst, there is a sort of victimization that might be described as, ‘Obama mesmerized us and therefore we did not quite appreciate how inexperienced and unaccomplished he was until now when we sobered up — and when it is too late.’ . . . A number of us throughout 2008 and later were criticized for raising just these issues, both about Obama’s lack of experience and his Hamlet-like propensity of hesitation and his academic disengagement. But why this sudden about-face from former disciples?”