Monday, March 30, 2009

Obama No Great Orator

What's one of the first things you think of when I say "Barack Obama"?
Gifted orator, right?
After all, it was his speech to the 2004 Democratic National Convention that catapulted him to prominence in the first place. And ever since then, he's electrified the nation and the world with his oratorical prowess.
That's the quickie version of the Obama the Orator story. But what if I told you that the president actually isn't a very adept or versatile public speaker.
Would you believe me? Well, let me explain. . . .

To read the rest of my column from today's Philadelphia Daily News, click here.


Radu Gherman said...

This is a good one. May I post the link in my blog news section?

Dan Cirucci said...

Yes, I'm honored to have you post it!

mjloehrer said...

ditto from this reader, too

Dan Cirucci said...

Thanks, everybody.
You all helped make this the most-read piece in the Daily News opinion section!