From Dr. Sanity via New Paltz Journal comes another look into the Mighty Kenyan's psyche; essential graf:
...All the world's his stage now--a stage he can use to act out those malignantly narcissistic defects manifested in his cold grandiosity and in his "selfless" devotion to pursuing what the left insists on calling "social justice"; but which in the cold light of reality always turns out to be the pursuit of power over others...
Please read both entries (along with their embedded links), then consider:
Assuming that the perception and political fallout could be properly managed, is there anything this deviant would not do to secure more power for himself and his caste?
UPDATED 2350 EDST 27 SEPTEMBER 2009: See also this piece from the WaPo; author's central point:
...I can recall no other major American speech in which the narcissism of a leader has been quite so pronounced...
Just wait a month or so, amigo.