Perhaps Obama is just not that bright?
"Could it be that Mr. Obama's "superior intellect" is a myth created by
journalists to mask what may be the thinnest resume of anyone ever
elected president? An example of puffery is the description of Mr. Obama
as a former "professor of constitutional law."
"Mr. Obama was a part
time instructor at the University of Chicago law school, without the
title or status of professor. And, according to blogger Doug Ross, he
wasn't very popular with the real professors.