Thursday, February 04, 2010

Evolution of a President

In kindergarten, little Barry Obama titled an essay 'I Want to Become President.' The ball just kept on rolling from there. He graduated from Columbia University, organized downtrodden communities in Chicago, graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. After serving three terms in the Illinois State Senate he ran for the U.S. Senate and was elected in 2004. His prime-time televised keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004 vaulted him into everyone's conversation about running for President. Through all this time he seemed to model himself after a fictional superhero:

However, in less than a year as President, life began to evolve. Kryptonitic nemeses such as Dick 'Lex Luthor' Cheney, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, and a multitude of teabagging regular Americans began to weaken Obama's confidence and ego. As demonstrated by his State of the Union address, the President has shown that he has begun to mimic a new model. This one being a real person, not a fictional character:

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