The late Dr Ajami warned about the Obama cult in 2008

Got blindsided Wednesday morning with the news that Dr Fouad Ajami passed away: "Born in a village in southern Lebanon and raised in urban Beirut, Dr. Ajami straddled different worlds from a young age. He settled in the 1960s in the United States, where he pursued a career in academia, became a U.S. citizen and, in an era of extreme division between Western and Arab societies, became a chief, if controversial, interpreter of the Middle East.   His books, articles and frequent television commentaries often had an elegiac quality to them. He lamented dictatorial Arab governments and became widely known for his views on Iraq, where he welcomed intervention by the United States." My favorite article from Dr Ajami is from the 2008 campaign, actually a couple of weeks before people voted.   It was called "Obama and the politics of the crowds" and it was right on target: "There is something odd -- and dare I say novel -- in...(Read Full Post)