1. Myopic

2. “Indeed, the candidates seemed more concerned with each other than with the audience–and  that too seems a metaphor for the 2012 campaign: our political system is  increasingly self-absorbed, myopic and remote from the realities of daily life.” This article, which talks about the second, town-meeting debate of the 2012 Presidential Election, can be found in Time Magazine online. It is entitled “A Presidential Campaign Without Heart” and it is written by Joe Klein.

Here is the URL: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2127200,00.html

3. Myopic Defined (by Mirriam-Webster.com): a lack of foresight or discernment : a narrow view of something

Pronounced: My-o-pic

Used as an adjective

4. His myopic desicion to buy the new car made him unable to make his mortgage payment the following month.