Barack Obama is so persuasive that he can talk anybody into anything...he thinks. Today he learned differently:
WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's politically risky Olympics gamble failed to bring home the gold on Friday, with the Olympics committee's refusal to grant the 2016 Summer Games to his hometown Chicago.
The president, whose even-tempered personality has earned him the nickname "No Drama Obama," broke from that mold to make an overnight dash from Washington to Copenhagen to personally lobby for Chicago.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, had taken their star power to the Danish capital to make Chicago's case...Read it all here.
Today our false Messiah learned that he can't walk on water after all. "Star power" my foot.