What drives the messiah to tell such whoppers?

The discussion about Obama’s speech continues. Jonathan L. raises an intriguing question: are Obama’s outrageous statements about the supposed contributions of Islam to our civilization the result of the totalitarian need to utter the biggest lies possible, so as to demonstrate one’s power to tell such lies and to make other people accept them—or of the sheer ignorance of Obama and his 27 year old chief speech writer? Alan Levine catalogues the specific historical falsities in the speech.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at June 05, 2009 12:19 PM | Send

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