Is Obama too Perfect?

President Barack Obama walks down the Colonnade with his arms around daughters Malia and Sasha, right. The president's image as a family man is shining brightly, but is it too bright for some?  (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama walks down the Colonnade with his arms around daughters Malia and Sasha, right. The president's image as a family man is shining brightly, but is it too bright for some? (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

Let’s be honest: Barack Obama is better than you are.

He’s a better father – taking breaks from running the world to cheer on his daughters at soccer and basketball games.

He’s a better husband – zipping his wife off for dinner in New York and Paris.

He’s got a better diet – nibbling on vegetables from his homegrown garden to keep his love handles in check.

And he’s got a terrific jump shot.

You? Not so much.

Obama’s image as a family man is shining even brighter today, against a backdrop of marital calamity engulfing the Republican Party over the past week.

Being too perfect can be dangerous for politicians. Just ask Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts governor and GOP presidential candidate is a spectacularly good-looking man, extremely wealthy, well-spoken and accomplished in his professional career. And a segment of the voting public hated him for it.

Says Republican media strategist Mark McKinnon, “President Obama and his team should be careful about trying to be perfect. Voters are suspicious of perfect. They actually prefer someone who is human. And has flaws. Like them.”

The closest thing Obama has to a character flaw to date is his inability to stop smoking. Republican strategist McKinnon thinks that may be just the humanizing flaw the president needs now. “Yes, it’s a terrible example. An awful habit. Sends all the wrong signals,” McKinnon said. “But it brings him down to earth and makes him more interesting and accessible.”

Still, the president can’t quite bring himself to confess. Obama bristled at a news conference on Tuesday when Margaret Talev of McClatchy asked about his smoking.

Obama called himself a “former smoker,” adding, “I constantly struggle with it. Have I fallen off the wagon sometimes? Yes. Am I a daily smoker, a constant smoker? No. … I would say I’m 95 percent cured.”

Which makes smoking, perhaps, 5 percent of the flaw Obama needs.

If this article true, that public of America wants their president not too perfect, so Indonesia is the opposite of America, in our country everyone wants a perfect figure for our president.
The President who can solve all the problem in Indonesia.

In July 8 ,we will choice our President.Lets choice our president.
Think that our choice is influence to our future.

source:www.cbsnews.com

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