Even A Blind Pig Finds A Truffle
Maureen Dowd generally epitomizes the following:
- Even a snarky blind pig finds a truffle.
- Even a snarky blind squirrel finds an acorn.
- Even a snarky stopped clock is right twice a day.
The truffle/acorn/time of day Maureen has finally found is that Obama is…well, a clue bag.
In an interview with Fareed Zakaria for this week’s Time cover story, the president is maddeningly naïve.
snip (to the traditional Dowd snark).
Despite what his rivals say, the president and the first lady do believe in American exceptionalism — their own, and they feel overassaulted and underappreciated.
We disappointed them.
snip (to the massive disconnect between Obama-think and reality).
They [the Obama cronies, as best epitomized by Michelle and Barak] still believed, as their friend Valerie Jarrett once said, that Obama was “just too talented to do what ordinary people do.”
snip (to…well, more of the massive disconnect between Obama-think and reality).
[Jodi] Kantor writes that the Obamas, feeling misunderstood, burrowed into “self-imposed exile” — a “bubble within the bubble” — with their small circle of Chicago friends, who reinforced the idea that “the American public just did not appreciate their exceptional leader.”
Way to find the truffle, Maureen! Keep looking!