Barack Obama and the Rise of Ineptocracy

Barack Obama is incompetent? Say it ain’t so! This is from Erick Erickson at

Bob Woodward is out with a new book, called “The Price of Politics.” The first excerpts appeared today as Barack Obama prepares to accept the Democrat Party nomination for president. Woodward makes the best case possible as to why Barack Obama should be denied a second term.


It is hard to imagine a more damning portrayal of a national leader than this book has provided in one day. Shallow. Immature. Petty. Arrogant. Vain. Ill Informed. Incompetent. Irrelevant. And surrounded by people just like him.

When one looks at American presidents it is difficult to find a more pathetic figure. At best he’s tied with Jimmy Carter who was more concerned about managing the White House tennis courts than he was about our hostages in Iran, long gas lines, or double digit inflation and unemployment. Right now he’s on the way to making us look at the dark years of the Carter regime with nostalgia.

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