Barack Obama’s autobiographical fictionsJun 18, 2012 By ANDREW FERGUSONThere’s a DVD that’s been sitting in its jewel box on my desk for a few years (I’ve been busy—no time to
tidy up), and the other day, after reading through two brand-new books about Barack Obama, one admiring, the other ferociously disapproving, I snapped the cellophane at last and slid the disk into my computer drive.
I bought the video on a visit to Occidental College in Los Angeles, not long after Obama took office. He attended Oxy from 1979 to 1981, then lit out after his sophomore year and never returned. It must be a tricky business for