I serve as a blank screen,” Obama writes, “on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views.” He is no longer a blank screen but he is simply pathetic in his desire to be all things to all people, all nationalities to all groups, as his recent trip abroad has shown. I Am Polish Because I Am From Chicago, So You Stupid, Ignorant Polish, Vote For Me.
Reporting from Warsaw, Poland â€”
President Obama brought his genealogical odyssey full circle here on Saturday when, just days after paying homage to his ancestral roots in Ireland, he announced that he is also “a little bit Polish.”
He says he’s Polish by way of Chicago, that is, which according to local calculations is often said to be the largest city of Polonia outside Warsaw.
“If you live in Chicago and you haven’t become a little bit Polish,” Obama joked, “then something’s wrong with you.”
It has been a festival of ethnicity for Obama in Europe, just weeks after the release of his long-form Hawaiian birth certificate settled — for most of the people who still wondered, anyway — the fact that he is a native-born American.
In Ireland last week, he hoisted a Guinness with residents of Moneygall, the hometown of his great-great-great grandfather on his mother’s side.
â€œYou look a little like my grandfather,” the president remarked to one of his fellow drinkers.
If there is one thing I know about the 2012 election, which, unfortunately was not available in 2008, would be that Barack Hussein Obama is no longer a blank slate, and we damn well will paint him as the Marxist he is.