"I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is...He knows how perceptive hs is. He knows what a good reader of people he is. And he knows that he has the ability -- the extraordinary, uncanny ability -- to take a thousand different perspectives, digest them, and make sense out of them, and I think he has never been really challenged intellectually." --Valerie Jarret
Saturday, December 26, 2009
Ayatollah Mohsen Kadivar: I Am Convinced that the Regime Will Collapse
From an intreview in Der Spiegel I'm guardedly optimistic for the first time in a long time. I hope Obama doesn't bungle things with the opposition once the wheels fully come off the regime.