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In response to your stated preference for the genuine, emotionally reserved Obama to the fake, “kick ass” Obama on display earlier this week, may I offer Bart Simpson’s response to Homer’s efforts to be a more active and engaged parent: “No offense, Homer, but your half-assed underparenting was a lot more fun than your half-assed overparenting.”  

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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