Obamamateurisms Of The Week

Discussion in 'Politics' started by pspr, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. pspr


    Previous Weekly Winners:

    * “If four Americans get killed, it’s not optimal.”
    * Refuses to talk to reporters about Benghazi, but grants interview to Us Magazine
    * “Jim, you may want to move on to another topic.”
    * Scolds Congress for campaigning instead of addressing issues – after he campaigned while embassies burned
    * “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.”
    * Goes to Las Vegas fundraiser after attack on Benghazi consulate
    * No time to meet with Netanyahu, makes time for the Pimp with a Limp radio show
    * Ordering platform change after criticism over God, Jerusalem
    * Sends form letters to families of SEALs KIA, personal letter to family of rapper Heavy D
    * “I don’t think you or anybody who’s been watching the campaign would say that in any way we have tried to divide the country.”
    * Hiding from WH press corps while giving interviews to People and Entertainment Tonight
    * Asks supporters to find businesses to support his “you didn’t build that” argument
    * “Because we’re leading around the world, people have a new attitude toward America. There’s more confidence in our leadership. We see it everywhere we go.”
    * “Just like we’ve tried their plan, we tried our plan — and it worked.”
    * “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”
    * “But the nature of this office is also to tell a story to the American people…”
    * Pitches amnesty policy at naturalization ceremony of people who entered legally
    * Removing silverware from tables before speaking to Hispanic voters
    * Scolds American Crossroads for lack of transparency … on same day Obama asserted executive privilege in Fast & Furious probe
    * “The private sector is doing fine“
    * Declares Lech Walesa “too political” to accept award, gives another to Dolores Huerta, chair of Democratic Socialists of America
    * “Polish death camp“
    * “[T]hose of us who have spent time in the real world . . .”
    * Adds himself into presidential histories of his predecessors, screws up JFK quote
    * “When I think about, ah, those soldiers or airmen or Marines, sailors, who are out there fighting on my behalf …”
    * Includes Nazi collaborator/Hitler admirer in proclamation for Jewish American Heritage Month
    * Obamas griped that the American public just did not appreciate their exceptional leader
    * Gets annoyed when asked about number of vacations, doesn’t answer question
    * “I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”
    * “This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility.”
    * Blames Fox News for his unpopularity because “they hear Obama is a Muslim 24/7, and it begins to seep in”
    * Attacks Limbaugh while remaining silent on Maher contribution to his super-PAC
    * Says “when the chips are down, I have Israel’s back,” WH claims it’s not a military doctrine
    * Apology to Karzai “calmed things down“
    * Uses Boeing plant in SC to cheer manufacturing after his NLRB tried to shut it down
    * Emphasizes graduation rates in SOTU, cuts DC voucher program that nearly doubled grad rates
    * “Well, it turns out our Founders designed a system that makes it more difficult to bring about change that I would like sometimes.”
    * Finds claim of unemployment “interesting” because he is getting “the word” that woman’s husband should have no trouble finding work
    * Hails Roe as essential to allow “our daughters … to fulfill their dreams“
    * Shuts down DisneyWorld in order to promote tourism
    * “He didn’t want to take pictures with any more soldiers; he was complaining about it[.]
    * Famous opponent of signing statements issues one covering 17 provisions of bill he signed