Political Palooka: Obama Gags on GITMO Question

Excerpt:  The handling of Barack Obama calls to mind a movie called The Harder They Fall, in which Humphrey Bogart played a boxing promoter whose client was a heavyweight named Toro Moreno. Bogey learned early on that Toro couldn’t fight his way out of a wet paper bag, but that didn’t stop him from guiding the palooka to a shot at the world title.Likewise, the Democrats, and therefore the news media, declared Obama to be a future presidential nominee at the 2004 convention, despite the fact that he was only a state senator at the time. Like the chiseled Toro, Obama is superficially impressive, but he simply doesn’t have the tools to back up his image. Read More

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