Barack Obama is nothing but a narcissist. He is focused completely upon himself and seems oblivious to the fact that it is repugnant to anyone that views the man. Not only has he claimed responsibility for the Osama bin Laden raid and inserted himself into presidential biographies, but now he has gone one step further and used a photo of himself in supposedly “honoring” astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Mike Flynn writes,
On Friday, America and the world lost a true hero. Neil Armstrong, who died of heart complications at the age of 82, was the first human to walk on the moon. His steps onto the lunar surface were watched by the largest television audience in history. His statement “one giant leap for mankind” echoed throughout the world, allowing people everywhere to step back from the clutter of their daily lives and pause to dream big things. People who witnessed it will never forget it.
Armstrong’s heroism wasn’t the lunar walk, though. It was how he comported himself afterwards that showed the true measure of the man. He was among the more famous human beings in history. Yet he retired to a quiet and private life teaching aeronautical engineering and tending to his farm. His walk on the moon wasn’t a personal achievement, per se, but an accomplishment for all of humanity.
He made few public appearances. He gave very few speeches or interviews. His resignation from the public square made his lunar walk something mankind achieved rather than something Neil Armstrong achieved. His walk was the culmination of the work, not only of the thousands of engineers and scientists who directly worked on the mission, but also of the countless others throughout the ages who looked up at the skies and dreamed. Armstrong understood this.
I was born in the year Armstrong set foot on the moon. I remember as a kid being fascinated with the Saturn V rocket and actually building a small scale replica model of it. I listened on 8 track tapes, via a learning robot called 2-XL, as Neil Armstrong utter those famous words from the moon some 238,900 miles away from Earth,
“That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Somehow Barack Obama has to insert himself into every thing that happens in America. Barack Obama took to his Tumblr page and instead of posting a picture of Neil Armstrong, to remember the American hero who was the first man to step foot on the Moon, Obama put up a picture of a silhouette of himself gazing up at the Moon.
Sadly, instead of honoring the life and accomplishments of Neil Armstrong, Barack Obama thought of no one but himself and used the death of a true American hero to provide a photo op for himself.