Less than one week before the Obama was awarded NPP, Gore Vidal (cousin to Al Gore) famous and often described as America's greatest essayist and best selling novelist who is known for his curmudgeon style had this to say about Obama.
was like everyone else when Obama was elected – optimistic. Everything we
had been saying about racial integration was vindicated," he says, "but
he's incompetent. He will be defeated for re-election. It's a pity because
he's the first intellectual president we've had in many years, but he can't
hack it. He's not up to it. He's overwhelmed.
He regrets changing his support from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama.
Read more here.
It is a fascinating article, but conservatives beware, this guy and article is anything but one.