Are You Smarter Than the President?
$12.95Are you smarter than the smartest man ever to occupy the White House?
- Have you learned Austrian?
- Have you ridden on the Intercontinental Railroad?
- Do you know what year the 1936 Olympics was held?
Michael Beschloss: “…this is a guy (Barack Obama) whose IQ is off the charts…”Imus: “Well. What is his IQ?”Historian Michael Beschloss: “Pardon?”Imus: “What is his IQ?”Historian Michael Beschloss: “Uh. I would say it’s probably – he’s probably the smartest guy ever to become President.”- The Don Imus Show, November 18, 2008
“When David Plouffe, [Obama’s] campaign manager, first interviewed for a job with him in 2006, the senator gave him a warning. ‘I think I could probably do every job on the campaign better than the people I’ll hire to do it.’ … Obama said nearly the same thing to Patrick Gaspard, whom he hired to be the campaign’s political director. ‘I think that I’m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters. I know more about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And I’ll tell you right now that I’m gonna think I’m a better political director than my political director.’” (p. 66)