White House: Obama too "intellectually lazy" to work here

Breaking news from the irony-free zone.


Tim Grieve
September 24, 2007 6:49PM (UTC)

This just in from the Irony-Free Department: A "senior official" in the White House of George W. Bush tells journalist Bill Sammon why Barack Obama won't be the next president of the United States: Obama is intellectually "capable" of the job, the official says, but he relies too much on easy charm. "It's sort of like, 'That's all I need to get by,' which bespeaks sort of a condescending attitude towards the voters ... and a laziness, an intellectual laziness."


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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