I love football and I love football players who love football enough to respect the game. There are two kinds of star players in the game. There is the back who, after scoring a critical touchdown, simply hands the ball to the referee and gets on with the game. He did what he needed to do, that is his job, and now it is time to get on with the game. Then there is the other kind. Ya know, the kind of player who spikes the ball, does some kind of weird shuffle dance, and then proceeds to jump into the stands. For the latter player, it is not about the game and it is not just getting the job done–it’s all about him.
Guess which one of these players occupies the White House? Yeah…
The evidence abounds. It all started Sunday night with the announcement. There were more personal pronouns fired off in that speech than bullets in that Pakastani compound. Then began the shuffle dance. Obama ran around the Lincoln bedroom in search of his barely-used flag pin so that he could wear it for an impromptu victory lap at the site of the World Trade Center which is, of course, right next to the place where he wanted to conduct the trial of that hairy guy who was also responsible for knocking those towers down.
Now, Obama administration Secretaries and staffers are ….