The Skimmer

The Obama Nation

By Jerome R. Corsi Threshold Editions; 364 pages

There is a need for a book that sees into the soul of Barack Obama, that measures the strength of his convictions and explains why he seems to be so good at telling people what they long to hear. The Obama Nation is not that book. It reads like the worst kind of blog: slapdash, lazy, narcissistic. Corsi, who weirdly refers to himself as "we" throughout, is clearly gunning to repeat the success of the 2004 hit job Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, which...

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