The New York Times compared Obama’s campaign appearance at a college arena to that of an aging rock star. He must have brought back memories of the middle aged rocker who is trying the generate his glory years strutting across the stage singing his most famous hits.
But Obama reminded me of that professor we all knew in college. In the beginning of the year, we all thought he was cool. He said outrageous things and made us believe in things we never even thought about. But then as the year went on he grew smaller in our eyes. He began repeating the same phrases. His jokes seemed kind of lame. And his view of the world did not seem realistic after we began to see it for ourselves.
It is part of growing up I guess. The first day you see your professor as a jerk and you could kick yourself for taking him so seriously. It is when you realize that he probably couldn’t hold down a job in the real world like your Dad and he is trying to tell you how to live.
I bet some of those young college graduates who can’t find a job now are feeling the same way and could kick them selves for voting for this guy!