Obama’s hubris problem

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Hubris in a leader is an obnoxious thing, leading to imperiousness in governing. And it’s also a dangerous thing for a second-term president, often spelling trouble.

Unfortunately, this president’s acts of high handedness and self-absorption have been accumulating in the past several months at a blistering pace.

Even as the nation’s workers wilted under a struggling economy and high unemployment, Obama decided to take two round excursions to Hawaii at taxpayer expense over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Just six weeks later, he jetted down to Florida for a luxury four-day golf vacation where he played with Tiger Woods. Meanwhile Michelle Obama also took another vacation, skiing in Colorado.

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One Response to “Obama’s hubris problem”

  1. Brennuvargr on 26/26/13 at 7:05 pm

    People don’t mind a hot dogger when they back it up ala Reggie Jackson but the audacity of hype and five star reviews from kool-aid drunk true believers was played out back in 2009.