It is my belief that BHO has discovered that campaigning and governing are not “a horse apiece.” Although the illustration may be an exaggeration, it’s possible that it is not that far from the truth. There have been some incidents which bear out an assertion which an old psychologist friend long claimed. Severe mental stress is often manifest in careless accidents, bumps, stumbles and other minor physical errors.
We have observed the failure to recognize the difference between a door and a window. The presidential head was banged against the entrance to Marine I and goodness knows what else went unreported. You yourself have probably found you dropped your car keys when influenced by stressful situations. We are all subject to this failing however; we are not all poised with our finger over the “Nuclear” button or ready to use the red telephone.
This picture depicts the cover of MAD magazine and is available for sale here. I assume they don’t mind me using the visual to plug the product.
I will admit, this has not been the easiest two weeks in presidential history. While some of the problems have been self-inflicted wounds, some of the rest had their foundation when he was a teenager. At least President George Bush had a few months of the traditional “honeymoon” before the towers fell in New York on 9/11.
Maybe things will smooth out as soon as this on-the-job training phase passes.
In His abiding love,