Thursday, February 25, 2010

'I don't count my time because I'm the President' Obama on why Dems had double the speaking time. TIMES OF LONDON: Obama bores America into submission

'Obama, looking incongruously glamorous in a crisp white shirt and blue tie - like Jamie Foxx chairing a convention of Pittsburgh cement contractors - gave an Oscar-worthy performance as the Concerned Listener'

Try to stay awake: the President has a healthcare Bill to pass..

Warning: watching American politicians argue about healthcare can be seriously damaging to your health. Symptoms may include migraines, extreme fatigue and sudden violent urges. In the event of exposure to competing statistics — regarding "donut holes", "HMO deductibles", "reconciliation devices" or suchlike — seek immediate medical help.

The public affairs television channel C-Span 3 might as well have put such a message at the bottom of its screen today as it broadcast President Obama’s epic six-hour "bipartisan" debate on US medical reform.

Of course, by the usual standards of C-Span programming — which can induce sleep faster than an IV drip of propofol — the summit was the equivalent of a bikini mud wrestling contest. You half expected the picture to shake as the camera operator struggled to compose himself.

For the rest of us, however, it was mainly an opportunity to see how many conciliatory-looking poses Obama could strike while listening to his Republican opponents explain why the entire first year of his administration has been a gigantic waste of time, and why the telephone directory-sized health Bills produced by both the Democrat-controlled House and Senate should be fed into a shredder the size of Connecticut, before they . . . well, no one seems to know exactly what these vast pieces of legislation would do. READ MORE...


'I don't count my time because I'm the President' -- Obama on why Dems had double the speaking time...


  1. He is a waist of time! if he stayed home and played basketball for the next three years and let we americans alone, then and only then he would be appreciated, and quite frankly i could picture him walking out on the white house lawn in a bathrobe to pick up the newspaper just to see that the economy has recovered with out him! keep it up Barry Obama ! your lost and do,nt know it!

  2. Hey obama let send you to some third world country withall your loser liberal friends and try your utopian ideas there , and if you can dodge bullets real well you may have something to be proud of.