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The Amateur Summary
Richard Harding Davis

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"The Amateur" is a 2012 book written by Ed Klein, former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine. The book is an extended attempt to analyze and criticize the character of American President Barack Hussein Obama and his advisers. The general thesis of the book is that Barack Obama is an "amateur," someone who was uniquely unprepared for the presidency when he was elected and who has not learned from his mistakes over time. This "expose" also paints Obama as introverted, easily provoked and arrogant person with delusions of grandeur. Further, he is backed by a series of personally unsavory characters that reinforce his poor character and decisions, including but not limited to his wife, Michelle Obama, and advisers Valerie Jarrett, Samantha Power, Rahm Emmanuel and David Axelrod.

The book, following its introduction and prologue, proceeds in five parts with twenty-two relatively brief chapters. Part I, "Chicago, That Toddlin'...

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