Oct 2, 2009

UK media: Obama Olympic failure adds doubts about his presidency


The Times Online reports:

There has been a growing narrative taking hold about Barack Obama’s presidency in recent weeks: that he is loved by many, but feared by none; that he is full of lofty vision, but is actually achieving nothing with his grandiloquence.

Michelle, Barack and Oprah could only accomplish getting Chicago eliminated in the first round.

Back to the Times Online article:

Chicago’s dismal showing today, after Mr. Obama’s personal, impassioned last-minute pitch, is a stunning humiliation for this President. It cannot be emphasized enough how this will feed the perception that on the world stage he looks good — but carries no heft.

Michelle and Oprah before their stunning defeat.

Obama and Chicago Mayor Daley unhappy after learning they were eliminated in the first round.