Aside from his own autobiography, we have little information about Barack Obama's intellectual growth over the years. According to blogger Steve Sailer, he apparently never published much of anything else, including a note in the Harvard Law Review when he was its president. Friends report that they remember hearing him express respect for others' opinions much more than stating his own. Here's one far-out speculation about Obama's intellectual development, from Asia Times's "Spengler."
By Michael Barone