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American Narcissus (cont.)

2:05 PM, Jan 24, 2011 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
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Midway through John Heilemann's big New York magazine piece on Obama Season 2 is this bit of gold:

Obama didn’t know what he didn’t know, yet his self-confidence was so stratospheric that once, in the context of thinking about Emanuel’s replacement, he remarked in all seriousness, “You know, I’d make a good chief of staff.”

Of course he would.

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