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Who Is The Real Barack Obama?

Will the real <B>Obama</B> please stand up? The public can't decide how to refer to <B>President Barack Obama,</B> but `Oil Spill Enabler' seems to be a popular
nickname these days.

Will the real Obama please stand up? The public can't decide how to refer to President Barack Obama, but `Oil Spill Enabler' seems to be a popular nickname these days.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 1:47 GMT

AUSTIN, Texas (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Looks like President Barack Obama is suffering from multiple personality disorder.

At least that’s how it seems when you look at all the different ways people refer to the prez in mainstream media.

The Global Language Monitor, a company that tracks word usage trends around the world, has come up with five distinct “narrative arcs” that people commonly use to talk about Obama.

For instance, there’s “Obama as the Oil Spill Enabler,” today’s most widely used vision of the leader, referring to his lack of action in the BP oil spill crisis.

Then there’s “Obama as the Big Spender” – mostly used in storylines that play to the left – and “Obama as the Chicago-Style Politician.”

Seeing a 1,300 percent increase in use is “Obama as Out- Of-Touch” or “Aloof,” and trailing that is “Obama as the Healthcare Reformer,” which has been bumped from the No. 1 spot due to all the recent oil spill chatter.

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