Barack Obama delivered one gaffe after another in his August 6 interview with Jay Leno, but the networks that usually mock every mistake or slip of the tongue made by Republicans ignored the President´s verbal mishaps. ABC´s Good Morning America, CBS´s This Morning and NBC´s Today show, on Wednesday morning, all bypassed the chance to criticize Obama for: downplaying the threat of terrorism; falsely claiming Vladimir Putin once ran the KGB; placing the Atlantic coast cities of Savannah, Charleston and Jacksonville on the Gulf of Mexico; confusing the Winter Olympics with the Summer Olympics. First up, on the
Comments: Dems get free passes. That´s just the way it is in this land of 57 states.
They will always give him a pass, for two reasons. 1. He´s a Democrat. 2. To point out how ignorant he is would make them look stupid, because they promoted him as being so incredibly well educated and, oh, by the way, brilliant. Yep, we have the first affirmative action president. And everybody knows it´s the donkey in the room. (The elephant refused to be in the same room) Besides, the donkey is an arse.
Dear Leader´s mind functions at a level unfathomable to mere mortals.
But not to worry. By so disingenuously protecting this fraud of a president, the pinheads of the MSM have forever condemned themselves to the stye of history´s laughingstocks. That is their fate, and there is no way they can escape it now.
The ignoring of these gaffes is more telling about the media than it is about Obama. Has there ever been such a cowardly group of sycophants? The emperor truly has no clothes and all the media can do is "ooh and ahh" at his magnificence. Pathetic.
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Bad Dog, 8/8/2013 7:00:17 AM (No. 9463841)
Gosh, for all we know, Obama did this on purpose, just so he could laugh at his syco-journalists. He knows they won´t report on him truthfully. And the dufii who actually hear it themselves, well they just must be flat out wrong.
But.... are we sure that he, in all his magnificence and omnipotence, hasn´t actually decreed these things to have been fundamentally transformed? Maybe he has allowed the Gulf of Mexico to take over the Atlantic...? And really, is it fair for just the winter sports to dominate the Winter Olympics?
But the press actually report these items as gaffes? No, no, no..... he knows they won´t.
One question, however, re: Gulf ports comment. I haven´t found the video. We want to be above ridicule, so my question is:
Could the 3 Atlantic ports been meant as additional ports ? or qualifiers of Gulf ports which is clearly ignorant. We´ll be vilified if his defenders can claim in any way that obie was only pausing and including those ports. It appears not in print, but that can be deceiving.
I like to be on rock solid ground before I fire away.
And in the spirit of justified piling on, Charleston, Savannah, and Jacksonville aren´t ports for the supertanker ships he referred to. They´re containership ports. And they have all 3 had expansion and deepening plans stalled by the EPA and environmentalists for years.
Obama claimed that Americans went about their business the next day which showed their resilience. When Pres. Bush suggested that we do that same thing, the Press had a hissy fit. It is not only a double standard being used by the MSM, it is NO standard. They are obviously Democrat shills or they would at least report the news accurately. All VP Dan Quayle did was misspell one word and he was forever villified as an incompetent fool. If the Press would zero in on just one of Obama´s gaffes, he would be considered a fool. Remember his speech to the "corpse".
Yep, three possible explanations - 1. was stoned. 2. The media is so ignorant that they don´t even realize that their messiah made idiotic statements. 3. They are covering up his idiocy, although I have to wonder why - it´s not like most of the lofo´s would even know that they were gaffes.
We have a president with an IQ of about 100. He is brain deficient. I think he heard about Gulfport FL where the three black youths severely beat a 13 year old white kid on a school bus. It was still occupying his little brain. So, it just jumped out like a jack in the box.
About to be fired, comrade Leno, did his prepared, rehearsed, robot like interview just the way the little puppet king dictator demanded it. Comrade Leno PASSED THE TEST! He can now replace the other Jay, the lying obfuscating Jay Carney, and comrade Leno will become the next WH Press Secretary. Who better to bring humor and a few punch lines to the White House lying system? Now he can be on a whole bunch of networks who can no longer fire him. As long as he lies, comrade Leno can keep his next new job.
Most jobs today above the level of a fry cook require random urinalysis. I´d bet any amount of money that if this were to happen to barry failure of said test would be the result. And it most likely would be more than one illegal or controlled substance in his system.
Leno is not a funny commedian anymore, he was so straight-faced you´d think he was applying for a job as "press secretary". obama is still obama: very uneducated, creepy strange, and should be fired. This late night "state of the union" speech on the Jay Leno Show was just plain weird and not one bit funny. The joke is on us.
One of the funniest & most derisive comments I´ve ever heard about most of the MSM dopes came from a local talk show host here. He was actually talking about MSNBC, but the same could be said for the rest:
´They´re nothing but a bunch of self-important bloviating liberals wearing horn-rimmed glasses´.
What is with you LDotters? Chris Matthews explained it, years ago. "Our job is to make the President look good." They do that by refusing to report. Besides: if they actually report the news, they will be fired. So they don´t report.
Obama can name every NBA player and rapper ( and knows the lyrics to their ..you should pardon the expression..songs ) without making a single mistake. The totality of his mistakes on the Olympics , Putin and American geography is really stunning. Leno is dyslexic , not dumb. He had to know Obama was making grotesque mistakes and he let it play out . Leno´s show is the place where Barry goes to showcase his intelligence and sensitivity. March 2009 : "I bowled a 129," he told Leno.
"That´s very good, Mr. President," Leno said sarcastically.
But then came the foot-in-mouth moment: "It´s like the Special Olympics or something," the president said."
Before you all jump too hard on Leno, he was just following Rush´s technique for dealing with fools.
You don´t correct them, deride them, stop them in any way. You just politely step out of the way and let them hang themselves on their own petard. Leno was just letting Obama show the audience what exactly he is, all by himself.
So Obama cares about Gulf Coast cities like Savannah, Charleston and Jacksonville. Does the same apply to all 57 states? Is the U.S. Army Corpse of Engineers going to do the work on these cities´ ports?
Also, Obama seems single out gay swimmers and gymnasts. What about the other Winter Olympics sports? Does Obama have the same concern for Austrian-speaking athletes?
Cut ØDumbø and Jay some slack. Zippy didn´t have his teleprompter with him. What did you expect? William F. Buckley. Why would you expect Jay Leno to ask tough questions? He has to fill out his IRS return along with the rest of us. I don´t want to see Bammy on Leno. I want to see him on "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"
Geoffrey Dickens Newsbusters article and video give us the perfect model format for BUSTING THE FAKE MEDIA. Bravo to MEDIA RESEARCH. A little lying dialogue, a video of same. Watch Obama’s slowness, hesitancy, slipping into cool black talk to hide his pain. This is a perfect recap for those who saw Jay’s pre planned questions, and Obama’s INABILITY to answer sensibly. And it’s an exact, on target, revelation for all those who did not see the show Here is the perfect model format for accurately exposing the lying media. The choice dialogue gaffes, video excerpt, all make it for easy for us to follow his stupidity exactly, for the record, and to show our dumb friends. Geoffrey Dickens deserves a Rare Truth In Perverted Media Award. Bravo !
The Bad News: Media Research, most unfortunately, continues to log headline the word, “liberal”, when they mean, socialist (or communist).
NOTE TO POSTER # 21: I SORT OF RESENT THE ALLUSION TO "STEPIN FETCHIT" ( MR. Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry) He was kind and good guy; The man I knew in Memphis, Tn. was a really nice, and considerate individual; he deserves to be in a league all his own. He was in no way any comparison to Barak Obama. I saw him in Church each Sunday for a number of years,(St. John´s Catholic Church). His Hollywood alter-ego, was never apparent. Quite the contrary. For a number of years my Dad and I sold Hostess Fruit Cakes to support the Parish Building Fund, and what ever else the Pastor needed or wanted for the Church. Mr. Perry bought several each year, (one at a time). For the longest time he was about the only colored parishioner, and a regular attendee at Mass. I believe he passed in about 1985, IIRC.
This behavior by the press with this president is par for the course, but still unbelievable and despicable. They work tirelessly 24/7 to protect, excuse, support, forgive, promote and encourage our Petulant Brat-in-Chief.
It certainly makes Obama look even more incapable than we already know he is. Should a man holding the highest and most important office on the planet really need that much help?
...most people on the planet now look back 75 years and ask "HOW could so many Germans have possibly been SO stupid as to fall for the babblings of an OBVIOUSLY flawed, egomaniac/ tyrant? ....I´m thinking in 75 years most people on the planet may ask that same question about Americans.
#53, interesting post about the actor and comedian Mr. Perry, known by his stage name, Stepin Fetchit...
Like many others, I´d always been led to believe that his performances were to be frowned upon, but then I actually saw him in a film clip and found it hilarious.
The guy was funny and talented. His bio on Wikipedia recaps his career highlights... Made 54 films from 1925 to 1976... Four movies with his comic friend Will Rogers... One Charlie Chan movie... One appearance in the Our Gang series... Hollywood´s first black millionaire eventually... Hollywood´s first screen credit for a black... Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame... Died in 1985, nine years after a stroke halted his film career in 1976...
Thanks for mentioning your old friend, as I´ve always liked the guy and of course, these days, political correctness dictates that his film roles cannot be viewed. He gets edited out of his pictures now. But he is worth seeing.
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