vanityfair.com: Michael Lewis: Obama's Way #
irre langes, ziemlich gutes portrait von michael lewis über barack obama.
He shook his head. He doesn't watch cable news, which he thinks is genuinely toxic. One of his aides told me that once, thinking the president otherwise occupied, he'd made the mistake of switching the Air Force One television from ESPN, which Obama prefers, to a cable news show. The president walked into the room and watched a talking head explain knowingly to his audience why he, Obama, had taken some action. ”Oh, so that's why I did it,“ said Obama, and walked out. Now he said, ”One of the things you realize fairly quickly in this job is that there is a character people see out there called Barack Obama. That's not you. Whether it is good or bad, it is not you. I learned that on the campaign.“ Then he added, ”You have to filter stuff, but you can't filter it so much you live in this fantasyland.“
cjr.org: Stupid hat tricks #
was wir in deutschland frisuren-marketing nennen, eine vermarktungs-technik um auf sich aufmerksam zu machen und zu interviews oder buchervertragsverhandlungen eingeladen zu werden, nennt man in den USA stupid hat tricks. teilweise mit der selben wirkung. /bildblog.de
wilwheaton.net: depression lies #
I remember the first week after I started meds, Anne and I were out for a walk. I felt her hand in mine, and realized that I didn't have any lingering tension or unhappiness just buzzing around in my skull. I was just enjoying a walk with my wife, and holding her hand.
And I began to cry, because I was so happy.
ups, da sind mir doch kurz die tränen in die augen geschossen.