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Obama Gets All Hillel on Our Asses

I could be very wrong here, but there was a little snippet from the presidents speech on health care in Philadelphia yesterday that sounded vaguely familiar.  Here’s the breakdown: "My question to them is: When is the right time? If … Read More

By / March 9, 2010

I could be very wrong here, but there was a little snippet from the presidents speech on health care in Philadelphia yesterday that sounded vaguely familiar. 

Here’s the breakdown:

"My question to them is: When is the right time? If not now, when? If not us, who?"

-Barack Obama: smart black guy, low poll ratings

 

 "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And when I am for myself, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?"

-Hillel the Elder: smart Jew, maybe created the sandwich 

 

 

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