Cut-and-paster-in-chief

This is telling:

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, what can be said of plagiarism? President Obama’s second State of the Union address contained enough recycled ideas and lines lifted from speeches of others to make historians wince. I suppose this is what one does when one not only has nothing new to say, but is required by custom and Constitution to come forth with a report of some kind by a certain time and day.

Had Obama or his writers been considerate enough to have informed listeners of where some of the president’s best lines and offered-up ideas originated, the speech might be remembered for its cutting and pasting of great and not-so-great moments of the past performance of others.

It would appear that the only president of note whose imprint was absent in Obama’s long awaited and much-anticipated speech was Obama. This was supposed to have been the moment when the nation found out whether he was at the core a Rooseveltian liberal of a Clintonian centrist. What it got was a cut and pasted version of great and not-so-great State of the Union and other addresses of the past.

He truly is in over his head… and this seems to underscore the point though the surprise is that he actually stole from previous Presidents and not dictators and thugs from communist or marxist states.

Do read the whole thing and consider passing it on to a progressive near you if only to be entertained by the blanching that will ensue as evidence nullifying how smart this guy is supposed to be continues to be produced.

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