posted on Oct, 16 2012 @ 01:52 PM
reply to post by ExPostFacto
Mr. Confusion here again. I need some help with your post.
He does not allow rules or tradition prevent dreaming up a new way forward.
Does that mean he has dreamed up a new way forward? What
is it? And by "rules," do you mean he's not hampered by following laws?
How do you communicate with people who have such a narrow agenda driven concept of reality that they cannot let go and explore possibilities
without attempting to hijack the conversation.
Well, if he wants to be re-elected he'd better do some communicating. If he wants a law
passed, he needs to communicate with Congress. If he can't figure out how to do those things he will be ineffective or a dictator. Right now it's
not clear which will be his ultimate path.
This isn't a popularity contest, nor is it a traditional workplace.
Isn't it a popularity
contest? I would suspect that a president who is hated will get little accomplished except by ordering people around.
Fact is if I were in Obama's position I wouldn't call anyone who wasn't really trying to solve the countries problems, versus promoting an
Really? If I was an enlightened thinker who was dreaming up new ways forward, I'd spend most of my time talking to people who were
standing in the way. Persuading them, making deals if necessary. If a major opponent of my new way forward said he'd back me if I kissed his dog,
I'd pucker up. Wouldn't you? Wouldn't any enlightened thinker?
He may be an "enlightened thinker," whatever that means, but if he can't connect his thinking to the real world through people he won't be of much