1Who Is Barack Hussein Obama? Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive!
—Sir Walter Scott, Marmion
, Canto VI, XVII (1808)
Who is Barack Hussein Obama?
Nothing in the last fifty years—make that the last 235!—has demonstrated the phenomenon of social mania, the madness of crowds, or the forces of irrational behavior as clearly as the events that led to the election campaign of Barack Hussein Obama.
Obama was the political equivalent of whatever made one feel better, whether it was another cup of coffee or another shot of...