Barack Obama shoots Irony in the head, then takes a chainsaw to its limbs.

Almost. And to a seven-year-old, yet:

I mean, I suppose that the fact that a young mixed-race man could advance in eight years from being a minor state legislative official to an United States Senator and assumed Democratic Party candidate for President might be considered by some to be an example of our country’s ongoing decline; I’m just startled that the subset of “some” apparently includes said Senator.

Not being in that subset myself, I simply remain in awe. Heck, I even think of an incident like this to be a symbol of our country’s inherent strength and superiority: only in America can people of every color, creed, original culture or shape aspire to be this much of a natural-born damned fool on national television.

Moe Lane