Friday, October 29, 2010

Obama On The Daily Show

I'm still quite ill, but I can't resist posting a few snippets from this essay by Dana Milbank:

On Comedy Central, the joke was on President Obama Wednesday night.


The Daily Show host was giving Obama a tough time about hiring the conventional and Clintonian Larry Summers as his top economic advisor.

"In fairness," the president replied defensively, "Larry Summers did a heckuva job."

"You don't want to use that phrase, dude," Stewart recommended with a laugh.

Dude. The indignity of a comedy show host calling the commander in chief "dude" pretty well captured the moment for Obama....


[A]s in his MTV appearance a couple of weeks ago, Obama didn't try to connect with his youthful audience. He was serious and defensive, pointing a finger at his host several times as he quarreled with the premise of a question.


[T]he president did not really quarrel with Stewart's notion that Obama has done some of his work in a "political manner that has papered over a foundation that is corrupt."

"I think that is fair," Obama granted.

But when Stewart moved, politely, to point out weaknesses in the health-care legislation, Obama pointed at him again. "Not true!" the president argued....
Read the entire essay HERE.

Meanwhile, these rumors about Obama's emotional instability and a possible pending political scandal are surfacing. Be sure to click on the embedded links to read the details.

Does Obama have a Deep Throat biding his time to come forward?

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posted by Always On Watch @ 10/29/2010 06:12:00 AM