Sunday, September 30, 2012

Thomas Sowell: Obama Versus Obama: Part III

The role of a confidence man is not to convince skeptics, but to help
the gullible believe what they want to believe. Most of what Barack
Obama says sounds very persuasive if you don't know the facts — and
often sounds like sheer nonsense if you do. But he is not trying to
convince skeptics, nor worried about looking ridiculous to informed
people who won't vote for him anyway.

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