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ben_meyers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-04-08 05:07 PM
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Obama compared himself to Paris Hilton?
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Edited on Mon Aug-04-08 05:08 PM by ben_meyers
One of the beauties of the internet is you can catch people in some contradictions. One of the problems is you can get caught in some contradictions.

The Senator's Humble Beginning
Rising Star Barack Obama Is Resolutely Down to Earth

By Mark Leibovich
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 24, 2005; Page C01

There's nothing exotic or complicated about how phenoms are made in Washington, and, more to the point, how they are broken.

"Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame," says Barack Obama. "I've already had an hour and a half. I mean, I'm so overexposed, I'm making Paris Hilton look like a recluse."

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  -Obama compared himself to Paris Hilton? ben_meyers  Aug-04-08 05:07 PM   #0 
  - Self-mockery is an admirable trait.  rucky   Aug-04-08 05:08 PM   #1 
  - ?--That was clearly a self-deprecating joke. There's no meaningful comparison there.  wienerdoggie   Aug-04-08 05:14 PM   #2 
  - but  grannie4peace   Aug-04-08 05:16 PM   #3 
  - I like the joke. The photo it is on top of doesn't relate to it.  Overseas   Aug-04-08 05:16 PM   #4 
  - I find it interesting you are out there looking. I'm curious, what's behind your sleuthing? n/t  Danieljay   Aug-04-08 05:18 PM   #5 
  - It's showing up at a few RW blogs  ben_meyers   Aug-04-08 05:25 PM   #6 
  - Oh dear, Ben.  ronnykmarshall   Aug-04-08 05:27 PM   #7 

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