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Breakfast Scramble (Sunday)

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble
Dumbo proves PIAPS right, Barack Obama proves that even Mrs. Clinton can not be wrong all the time, from Jonah Goldberg, New York Post [1]:

But even some of Obama’s biggest fans admitted that his devotion to the magical power of words stemmed from the fact that he had little else going for him. “Barack Obama could not run his campaign for the presidency based on political accomplishment or on the heroic service of his youth,” David Remnick wrote in the New Yorker after Obama won the general election. “His record was too slight. His Democratic and Republican opponents were right: he ran largely on language, on the expression of a country’s potential and the self-expression of a complicated man who could reflect and lead that country.”

Fast-forward to this week. Obama’s undisciplined diatribe against the “purists” in his own party who oppose compromise amounted to an abject admission that Hillary was right all along.

And Bubba does as well, from Dan Batz, Washington Post [2]:

President Obama had invited former president Bill Clinton to the White House for a private talk, the details of which neither man chose to describe. But their public appearance will be long remembered. The sight and sound of Clinton going solo in the White House briefing room, as Obama slipped away to a holiday party, was certainly a head-turner on a slow Friday afternoon.

After brief remarks by Obama, Clinton slid behind the lectern as if he’d never left the building. For a time it looked like he might never leave, as he fielded questions from a White House press corps eager to keep him as long as it could. He stroked his chin. He folded his arms and looked pensive. He gesticulated expansively. He was part professor and full politician enjoying the spotlight

I realize that actually being president is mighty trivial job for man of Obama immense abilities, or at least so he would seem to believe.

Shocking news, Nixon disparages, women and children hit hardest, from the New York Slimes [3]

YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Richard M. Nixon made disparaging remarks about Jews, blacks, Italian-Americans and Irish-Americans in a series of extended conversations with top aides and his personal secretary, recorded in the Oval Office 16 months before he resigned as president.

This is news?  Funny we know more about what Nixon said in the Oval Office than we do about what Barack Obama wrote while he was supposedly attending college.

Gentlemen, this is bonding:

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Hat tip photo:  Associated Press [5]