US President Barack Obama admitted he should have expected to be criticized for hitting the links on the same day that he addressed the beheading of American journalist James Foley and spoke with his family.
'Part of this job is also the theater of it,' he told NBC News' Chuck Todd. 'Well, it's not something that always comes naturally to me. But it matters. And I'm mindful of that.'
He added: 'I should have anticipated the optics' of playing golf.This, from a presidency that is nothing but political theater. Everything is carefully orchestrated. His Greek temple from which he delivered his 2008 acceptance speech of the Democratic nomination. Joseph Curl, at the Washington Times, as described the Obama Administration as "the most politically calculating team in U.S. history." In the video below, Bill Whittle examined the Administration's use of iconography:
Then there is Obama's use of fake accents when speaking to blacks, and the exaggerated number of follows on social media.
No, the President is a master of the political theater. It is through the indiscretions and mistakes that we tend to get a picture of the real person--and that is a narcissistic, meglomaniac.