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Obama Uses Teleprompter While Talking to Sixth Graders



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  1. Obama probably uses a teleprompter when he sings in the shower.

  2. I really don’t give a shit. This is a non-story.

    1. Non-stories make up the fabric of our lives.

    2. True, except that millions of Americans were duped into believing that this guy is some sort of genius. Could you imagine if it was Bush instead doing this?

      1. Bush didn’t use a teleprompter and it showed. Maybe that’s why Obama uses it so much.

        1. As he should, A president should try to appear intelligent, regardless of whether he is or not.

  3. The title should be “…when talking at sixth graders” not “…when talking to sixth graders”. The Great Messiah does not talk to mere mortals.

    1. Hey, those sixth graders are one tough audience – I never talked to my sixth grader kids without MY teleprompter and MY attorney present . . .

  4. But- he’s the





    1. George Will called him an “elegant and intelligent man” the other day in an article…creepy.

      1. He’s also thin and neat. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

        1. Light-skinned, too.

          1. And clean.

            1. And has perfectly chiseled pectorals sculpted during four weightlifting sessions each week, and a body toned by regular treadmill runs. The New York Times told me so . . .

              1. Sorry, that was the Washington Post . . . not that it makes the whole thing less creepy . . .

                The December 25 [2008] front-pager, written by Obama-friendly Post reporter Eli Saslow, began by showing how devoted the new president will be to the people’s business:

                Being elected president forces a man to take inventory of his life, so Barack Obama has trimmed his schedule to the bare essentials. He’s not in the White House yet, but gone are the hours he once spent reading novels, watching television, and obsessing over the daily transactions of Chicago’s sports teams. He eat out only once every few weeks. He visits friends rarely, if at all.

                But one habit endures: Obama has gone to the gym for about 90 minutes a day, for at least 48 days in a row. He has always treated exercise less as recreation than requirement, but his devotion has intensified during the last few months. Between workout during his Hawaii vacation this week, he was photographed looking like the paradigm of a new kind of presidential fitness, one geared less toward preventing heart attacks than winning swimsuit competitions. The sun glinted off his chiseled pectorals sculpted during four weightlifting sessions each week, and a body toned by regular treadmill runs and basketball games.

                Read more:…..z0deayMbPS

      2. Yeah, you’d think he’d have noticed that the bloom is off that rose by now.

  5. Seriously if this is really, I mean really true then im a tad baffled. Im not a huge Obama Fan but nonetheless, you dont need a speech writer for 6th greaders.

    Things that you would need to say to them should come from the heart..especially since he has two little precious girls in that age bracket.

    I hope that he does not lose nor forget why he ran but more so why the American people elected him into office.

    1. The coke and whores?

  6. I think the real story here is the meta-story, as in, this is a sign of increasing media disenchantment with Obama.

    1. Aren’t they in quite a pickle these days? After cheerleading for Obama through the campaign, they either have to start reversing course or look increasingly ridiculous and partisan. They are going to hate covering the midterm elections.

    2. Here’s some evidence to the contrary.

      1. According to that link The Washington Post is in love….

  7. This is precisely the sort of thing you would’ve found in some 90’s era Liquid Television short on the future … which would have been written to be funny and bizarre, not a forecast of events to come.

    1. And it’s precisely the sort of thing that Bush would have been ripped for. It would become a regular meme used by Jon Stewart and hundreds of others.

  8. In defense of the anchorman in chief, the kids were a prop audience for a little speech and a mini press conference. He wasn’t there to talk to them, beyond “Hey kids, welcome to Me.”

    I’m not saying he’s not retarded. He is. This just doesn’t prove it. Everything else does.

    1. I’ve noticed that children are being used as political props under this administration more than I can ever remember in the past. I even see it all the time now in television PSAs where some poor ten year old is being used to try to scare the hell out of us. The whole practice is creepy and a little disturbing.

      1. Welcome…to RAPTURE!!!

  9. How do we actually know any 6th graders were in the room? Maybe it’s like CSPan coverage of the grand standing halls of congress?

    1. I think the White House is saying that this is from a press conference given in a classroom, but was not actually delivered to the sixth graders.

      They were in the auditorium practicing for their “We Love Obama” assembly later in the day.

      1. And getting fitted for their citizen soldier uniforms?

  10. Im not a huge Obama Fan but nonetheless, you dont need a speech writer for 6th greaders.

    One could argue that speeches “for the children” are the most important.

    You know who else … oh, never mind!

    1. Oh, ‘speeches’ for the children – that would be Hitler.

      I thought you wrote ‘massages’ and was wondering if you meant Woody Allen or Roman Polanksi.

      No matter, all three of them are sick, twisted bas*****.

  11. They should just have someone read the speech to Obama through an ear piece; Angela Landsbury is winning Tony awards for doing that.…..ef=theater

  12. My 7th-grade public speaking teacher would have been appalled. She spent a lot of time teaching us how to deliver a speech instead of reading directly from our notes.

    What’s next, he’ll go into their algebra class with a TI-89 to show them how to solve equations?

    1. God bless the TI-89.

    2. Of course, my mom bought me a TI-85 just as the 89 came out. Guess who was the only kid NOT playing Tetris during driver’s ed?

      1. The one who knows how to drive?

      2. TI-89 blew. HP-48GX the shit was.

  13. I just can’t bring myself to get upset about this. You know that, regardless of the audience, any minor gaffe would be repeated and amplified 1000 times over in the media, so why risk it? It’s a wonder that Presidents don’t use a teleprompter in bed…”Oh Michelle!! Oh my Allah!! No wait, what does that say? let me try that again.”

  14. So delusional he thinks he is a better politician than even Bill Clinton:…..is_me.html

    Berry recounted meetings with White House officials, reminiscent of some during the Clinton days, where he and others urged them not to force Blue Dogs “off into that swamp” of supporting bills that would be unpopular with voters back home.

    “I’ve been doing that with this White House, and they just don’t seem to give it any credibility at all,” Berry said. “They just kept telling us how good it was going to be. The president himself, when that was brought up in one group, said, ‘Well, the big difference here and in ’94 was you’ve got me.’ We’re going to see how much difference that makes now.”

    You have been graded on a steep curve until now, Barry O.

    1. ‘Well, the big difference here and in ’94 was you’ve got me.’

      Fancies himself a bit, doesn’t he?

    2. Given his record of riding in on a white unicorn and saving embattled supporters, why shouldn’t he?

      Seriously, what is he now, 0 for 3? 1 for 4?

      1. riding in on a white unicorn

        You’re thinking of NPH, not BHO.

  15. At least with a teleprompter, he could be sure his version of “My Pet Goat” wasn’t upside down.

  16. I think it’s amazing how burnt out he looks compared to a year ago.

    1. So, the writers at The Onion are either so dead-on accurate in their sarcastic humor or Obama is taking tips from their reports on how and what he should be doing. Which is is?!


  17. This is a photoshop, the leader of our country doesn’t need a teleprompter.

  18. About all Obama has done since he ran for the Senate is campaign; that appears to be the only thing he is good at.

  19. 6th Grader: Mr. President, what’s that thing you’re reading from?

    Obama: (aside) Tasers at the ready, boys.

  20. This story has already been debunked. He was using the teleprompters to talk to the media, not the 6th graders.

    1. Oh, well, that’s alright then.

    2. Yep, talking to 6th graders carries some risk that someone might ask a hard question. He might have needed Nan and Harry as wingmen.

  21. Better get your teleprompter lessons if you want to make anything of yourself –…..mpter.html

    And for our next trick, I’m going to practice remembering my street address (sans teleprompter, just from memory). I wonder if Expert Village has a lesson on that where they decry how difficult it can be to recall numbers and letters mixed together in such close proximity.

  22. No wonder Obama won’t release his college transcripts. Bush got Cs; Obama probably failed lunch.

  23. What’s with Pulsing Bikini Woman?

  24. The real sad thing here, this was posted by Nick. Who you could depend on for style and substance, but the times they are a changing. Cheap points must be all you have nowadays, eh comrades?

  25. Known long before he was elected; ‘big show’; very transparent!This is it…the only transparency
    you will see in this administration.

  26. i love lies by gop morons

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