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When there's no teleprompter, Obama makes Bush look like Daniel Webster

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by old_tony, Jun 11, 2008.

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  1. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Umm, you know, ahh, well, umm, you know.

  2. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Interesting strategery, tony. I wonder if Obama can pronounce nucular.

    He didn't have a teleprompter at any of the debates and did just fine. He's also much smarter than you or me. Can't say the same about Bush.
  3. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    I've seen Obama speak off the cuff, for a solid 30 minutes. No notes. No teleprompter. Just him in front of thousands and he did better than fine.
  4. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I'll let the video stand.

    And now I see Johnson resigned as one of the vetters. Can't say I'm shocked after such a weak defense.
  5. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Boy, you're really reaching there, buddy. Things that bad for Johnny Mac? ;)
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Maybe an amoeba could make Bush look like Daniel Webster but that's about it.

    Fredo was furiously looking for his big picture dictionary when Obama used "tangentally" in one of his earlier sentences.
  7. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    The question isn't how you respond to friendly questions in front of a bunch of supporters. It's how you handle tougher questions. Looks like he's 0 for 1.
  8. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    So that's the standard now? Interesting that the same didn't seem to apply to President Bush - who remains 0 for the 21st century oratorically.
  9. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    You have awfully high standards. He was hardly stuttering and stammering all the way through. He was a bit rocky and then smoothed out.
    I don't even like the guy and I wouldn't give him a poor performance grade for that particular video clip.
    He had a debate with Hillary, that was poor, I was more expecting something similar. That clip was nothing.
    A real stretch to say anything less than decent.
  10. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    To say OT is grasping at straws is being kiind. Very kind.
  11. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    But once he stopped stammering, did he say anything? No.

    And that's not even taking into account that the question is about two corrupt guys working for him. Seems he knows a lot of those.

    He set himself up as something different. He's the same ole same ole.
  12. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    At least Obama does not ax anybody a question
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