Victor Davis Hanson notices something in Obama’s address on GM and Chrysler. It is all about Obama:
I think our president needs to invest more in the use of the third-person “government,” since his speeches more and more center on the narcissistic “I” and “me.” Even the car-takeover speech was
“I-ed” to death. E.g.
My Auto Task Force
And so today, I am announcing that my administration will…
In this context, my administration will offer General Motors adequate working capital over the next 60 days. During this time, my team will be working closely with GM to produce a better business plan.
I am committed to doing all I can to see if a deal can be struck…
An odd corollary of this. The increasingly narcissistic Obama now owns the economy. He cannot blame it on Bush. It is his and his alone. Will he and the Democrats continue to try to blame it on Bush? Of course.
But he owns it now with his policies and his failures.