While last night’s speech by current US President Obama was consistent in delivering humour and laughter, it is unfortunate that President Obama has to stoop this low in order to coherently address the US citizens. By simply resorting to playing his race card yet again, President Obama does not resemble any form of leadership.
In his essay, “The Three Types of Legitimate Rule,” Weber introduces a concept of tripartite classification of authority: charismatic, traditional, and legal. While legally, President Obama is POTUS, it has becomes painstakingly obvious that President Obama truly belongs in none of these categories. The concept is also further touched up on in his essay, “Politics as a vocation,” an essay I am certain President Obama and his speech writers have read.
Race card speech: