Barack Obama helpfully shows us what epistemic closure looks like.

This tweet is making the rounds:

On the economy, POTUS says “the country is definitely better off than we were when I came into office.” But the people “don’t feel it.”

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 28, 2014

Not much point to further commentary on this, except to note that this is precisely what happens when somebody assumes that they know everything, and nigh-deliberately learns nothing. Although I will admit that it’s not like this is the first time that the people, to more or less quote Glenn Reynolds, have disappointed the Democrats. That dang messy objective reality…

Moe Lane (crosspost)

PS: It will be fascinating to see who, if anybody, will attempt to justify this rather inane comment by Barack Obama. Because somebody of course will try. I recommend a reaction to said attempts of basic contempt, with just enough pity to give the whole thing a little flavor…

PPS: Hey, which Democratic candidates agree with Barack Obama on this one? Anybody? Anybody?

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