I can’t think of another president who thought more of himself. I really can’t think of many people who thought more of themselves. Exhibit 473: At the funeral for Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, Barack Obama referred to himself 63 times. And that was in a 1,600 word speech.
President Barack Obama used the funeral for Hawaii senator Daniel Inouye to talk about himself. In the short 1,600 word speech, Obama used the word “my” 21 times, “me” 12 times, and “I” 30 times.
Obama’s speech discussed how Inouye had gotten him interested in politics. “Danny was elected to the U.S. Senate when I was two years old,” he said.
Speaking to the audience at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Obama talked about his family and their vacations. “Now, even though my mother and grandparents took great pride that they had voted for him, I confess that I wasn’t paying much attention to the United States Senate at the age of four or five or six. It wasn’t until I was 11 years old that I recall even learning what a U.S. senator was, or it registering, at least. It was during my summer vacation with my family — my first trip to what those of us in Hawaii call the Mainland,” said Obama.
Does anyone at the Senator’s funeral give a rat’s ass about Obama’s first trip to the mainland? He must think so. What an embarrassment.
There’s a video over at The Weekly Standard, if you care to sicken yourself.