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Obama’s laughable stand-up routine
New York Post, by Jonah Goldberg

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President Obama was doing his favorite thing this week: talking to crowds of adoring young people who already agree with him while acting like he persuaded them about something. They also seemed to give Obama the impression that he’s a really funny guy. On Wednesday, he told a University of Michigan crowd of 1,400 that he visited a local deli, Zingerman’s. He proceeded to tell a long story about ordering the small Reuben sandwich, which he said was “killer.” That got a good laugh. Then he explained how he thought the sandwich was too big, so he shared it with

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 4/4/2014 3:34:07 AM     (No. 9797101)

Finally, something the guy is good at - stand-up comedy. Combined with some Al Green karaoke and his suave dance moves, he could drop the pretence of being president and launch a successful new career.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/4/2014 5:08:33 AM     (No. 9797126)

I notice the putz goes to all the 100% libtard universities to sell his snake oil to the already indoctrinated masses. A place like Hillsdale College would leave an empty auditorium with Barry talking to himself and to his security detail.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 4/4/2014 5:44:33 AM     (No. 9797146)

Vintage Jonah. You go Sir.

FTA "Not since the First Barbary War, when Thomas Jefferson proclaimed, “I see London, I see France, I see John Adams’ underpants” has a president so successfully combined deep wit with biting criticism of a political opponent."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC, 4/4/2014 6:28:16 AM     (No. 9797165)

For as large as UM is, 1400 is not a big crowd, Yes, UM is a liberal school. However, there are pockets of conservative thinkers. I have first hand knowledge of this fact. In truth, I am more than a bit amazed at good things happening on campus!
Pray for these college kids- get involved with local colleges - we are shovelling aside a great opportunity if we just write off college campus kids.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rinohunter, 4/4/2014 7:54:15 AM     (No. 9797232)

It all may have been funnier if pResident Caligula were wearing his mom jeans. What a dark day in the history of the U.S. (no pun intended).

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 4/4/2014 8:13:36 AM     (No. 9797253)

Well, creeper Letterman is retiring. Barry could be a fit... with uncle Joe as sideman-stooge. Maybe uncle Joe can give Barry some funny lessons?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 4/4/2014 8:17:19 AM     (No. 9797259)

#4 is on to something. 1,400 in attendance at a campus in which they regularly draw 110,000 for football games is not at all an impressive crowd.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 4/4/2014 8:45:49 AM     (No. 9797285)

Gravitas, Obama-style.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: MirJoy, 4/4/2014 9:10:34 AM     (No. 9797321)

Unfortunately, the man has no SENSE - - of humor, and, also, I think that humor has to have some truth in it to be funny, so it´s something he just cannot comprehend.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chicodon, 4/4/2014 9:21:03 AM     (No. 9797334)

Obama has one knack. He can agitate the ignorant, using their sense of fear, to turn out to vote. Aside from that he has no particular talents other than a phony grin and a booming voice.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 4/4/2014 9:23:03 AM     (No. 9797336)

Obama´s attempt at comic relief, to use his own words, is a ´stinkburger´.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/4/2014 10:30:18 AM     (No. 9797465)

He is a boy trying to do a man´s job. Out of his depth in every aspect. Narcissists have a hard time with humor. All they know is ridicule and biting sarcasm, but that plays well with the lo-fo´s.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 4/4/2014 10:52:02 AM     (No. 9797499)

The article doesn´t tell where the 1400 students heard Obama speak. There are lots of auditoriums on the University of Michigan campus and most hold more than 1400.

Jonah did a great job with the article. I could almost taste the Zingerman´s sandwich.

This is the second article in the last couple of days that talks about the towns where I lived and about which I am intimately familiar. It´s downright scary to see places I frequented talked about in the national media.

I can attest that Zingerman´s is a great place to go for outstanding sandwiches. Reading that Obama "visited" there almost makes me feel violated. I´m glad to see that they got some free publicity, though.

What is going on? I´d be interested to see what kind of crowd Obama would draw where I live now. We are about 95% Republican conservatives. It´s time for him to get booed; however, we all know that the MSM would never print anything if he did.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 4/4/2014 11:23:22 AM     (No. 9797541)

When Obama pitched the Affordable Care Act in 2009, there were roughly 30 million uninsured. The Congressional Budget Office projects that in 10 years there will be .?.?. roughly 30 million uninsured under ObamaCare. According to Gallup, more people are uninsured today than when Obama took office.
Maybe laugh track is in order?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: peterfleming, 4/4/2014 11:57:27 AM     (No. 9797586)

Where is Jackie Mason when we need him? The totally honest, Jackie Mason !
Letterman´s once great humor has gone dead defending his socialist hero.
Jay came up with some good ones. He´s off the air.
Obama created fear those first years, killed political comedy. It´s slowly coming back with COMEDY´S in n out burger duo, sometimes yes, sometimes no.

Maybe the very talented Jimmy Fallon will be permitted to show some backbone America style.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 4/4/2014 12:02:39 PM     (No. 9797596)

"Took the pickle". Is that a euphemism they use at Man´s World, Stinky?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dbdiva, 4/4/2014 1:12:01 PM     (No. 9797684)

´Nothingburger´? Yep, it takes one to know one. We have a true ´nothingburger´ as a pRESIDENT.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Tall Oak, 4/4/2014 1:56:24 PM     (No. 9797755)

I took the screenshot of zero standing at the podium on the kindergarten rug and added the “stinkburger/meanwich” quote beneath it – they match very nicely.

FTA: “Perhaps the biggest irony is that the young people Obama had in stitches are being forced to pay too much for health insurance in order to subsidize health care for others. In other words, they’re laughing at the pickle, but the joke is really on them.”

Since most college students are younger than 26 years old, they are still on mommy and daddy’s insurance (daddy and daddy’s in San Francisco), they won’t understand the irony until it’s too late.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: conservativegirl, 4/4/2014 2:38:19 PM     (No. 9797812)

As I recall, when Obama visited other restaurants they went out of business within a week. If history repeats itself, Zingerman´s may be history soon.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 4/4/2014 6:02:09 PM     (No. 9798089)

Does the 1400 in attendance include the 900 person entourage that travels with him? Hmmmmm?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 4/4/2014 8:53:24 PM     (No. 9798220)

Pardon a second post, but #20 has a great point. So many people are in Obama´s entourage that they probably do comprise a high percentage of any audience where Obama speaks. With this POTUS we need to be skeptical about all things that his cheerleader MSM prints about events.

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