Millions Can Do A Hora To Obama’s Oratory, But Will The Masses Ever Sing With John McCain?
By Shumuley Boteach and Shlomo Muslim, Ph.D.
Barack Obama is said to be charismatic. No one calls honesty or virtuous. Just as phenom. A Black guy who’s quick on his feet. What a pleasant surprise.
When you’re paying ten bucks to see a movie you want to see some great actors. But when you’re voting for a president, Tom Cruise and Mel Gibson aren’t a great ticket.
So, while the Democrats are creaming in their jeans over Obama, let’s consider America’s great orators who came before the teleprompter. There are many examples of smart, loquatious cads, like Obama (post-teleprompter), who captivated millions of voters. Interestingly, not one of these great orators ever became president, although not without trying. (more…)