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Too Cool to Care: Could Obama's Privileged and Pot-filled Adolescence Explain his Presidential Lassitude?


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September 5, 2014

Too Cool to Care: Could Obama's Privileged and Pot-filled Adolescence Explain his Presidential Lassitude?

By James W. Lucas

 

Barack Obama stands apart from other modern American Presidents in many ways. In addition to the obvious bi-racial background, he is the only President to win the Nobel Peace Prize in his first term, and the only one ever designated Advertising Age’s Marketer of the Year. Beyond such specific achievements is his ineffable appeal, the widespread view that he is the coolest President ever. This supernal coolness is not new. In his autobiography, Dreams From My Father, the President wrote that in his teenage years “I tried my best to be cool at all times” (p. 82). However, leaving aside the contradiction inherent in trying to be cool, it is possible that Barack Obama’s teenage experiences may have left him psychologically, Scissors-32x32.png


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Lots of us had privileged, pot-filled adolescences, and then we grew up, straightened out, and led wonderful lives filled with contributions to the world. Then there's Choom-boy....

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