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Maureen Dowd Compares Barack Obama to Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy

In her latest column, the New York Times‘ Maureen Dowd likens Barack Obama to “a modern incarnation of the clever, haughty, reserved and fastidious Mr. Darcy” of Jane Austen’s masterpiece Pride & Prejudice. Blindie finds this to be brilliant!

“Obama can, as Austen wrote, draw ‘the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien,'” Dowd writes of Obama, citing Austen’s work, pointing out that Obama’s high manners, like Darcy’s, “gave a disgust…for he was discovered to be proud, to be above his company, and above being pleased.”…

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