1. “Obama was, objectively speaking, a lousy president of the Harvard Law Review.
2. “It’s difficult to say how hard Obama tried. He was apparently keeping his grades up (he graduated an impressive magna cum laude), was planning his big book on race and law, advising Blair Underwood of LA Law, and his heart was in Chicago, where his girlfriend and political future resided.
3. “This doesn’t prove it, but it fits in with the theory that Obama was intentionally avoiding leaving a paper trail ‘to maintain my political viability’ (as Bill Clinton explained his complicated draft-avoidance plan back during Vietnam).
4. “Obama got a lot more out of the Harvard Law Review than the Harvard Law Review got out of him…”