He was a typical hothouse product of our self-satisfied liberal elite culture: untested, insulated from reality, but marinated in the intoxicating certainty that the liberal consensus he represented was the key to enlightenment and prosperity — provided, of course, that those angry, narrow-minded people who “cling to guns or religion” would get out of the way. linkHow anyone could have expected a result at all different from the pathetic presidency we've had to endure for the past two-plus years is beyond me. Transformational? Light-bringer? Uniter? Post-racial? Post-partisan? Fantasies, all. Clearly those on the left believe in religion, too, as "faith" was obviously a component in their election choice.