Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Come back, Dubya, all is forgiven!

Bwaaaahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!

A teleprompt blunder has led to Barack Obama thanking himself in a speech at the White House in a St Patrick's Day celebration.

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen was just a few paragraphs into an address in Washington when he realised it all sounded a bit too familiar.

It was. He was repeating the speech President Barack Obama had just read from the same teleprompter.

Mr Cowen stopped, turned to the president and said: "That's your speech."

A laughing Mr Obama returned to the podium to take over but it seems the script had finally been switched and the US president ended up thanking himself for inviting everyone to the party.

Mr Obama is an accomplished orator but is becoming known in America as the "teleprompt president" over his reliance on the machine when he gives a speech.


It really does look like he's just as dumb as the shaved chimp. How come he gets a free pass? Is it because he is black?

22 comments:

Old Bag said...

i believe there is a test all future-would be presidents must take..if they pass, they are as thick as pigshit mixed with cement and fit to govern the US...obummer, you are doing a fine job!

JuliaM said...

"...is becoming known in America as the "teleprompt president"..."

'Teleprompter Jesus' is the favoured pejorative at most of the US blogs I read!

Fidothedog said...

Cue the old joke that they said a chimp could do a better job than Bush, well now America gets the chance to see if its true or not...

Doctor Syn said...

Well, blow me, but all this was evident already before the election, wasn't it.

The One was hailed by all and sundry as a great orator, and let's be fair, he was pretty good when he had a script to work from. The lad could turn a phrase when needed.

But give him an off-the-cuff question and all we got was hems and haws. Inarticulate isn't the word.

Bristol Dave said...

Oh come on, people, for fucks sake.

Bush could barely spell his own name. Obama has been put on a pedestal and is guaranteed to disappoint the American public when he doesn't deliver the miracle we've been promised, but the two just cannot be compared. Obama abuses teleprompts but at least he's not a complete fucking retard.

Bush vs Obama. No contest IMHO.

Obnoxio The Clown said...

So, Bristols, you reckon Obama is better because he looks cooler in shades?

Using that criterion, Tony Blair was a better Prime Minister than Winston Churchill, yeah?

Bristol Dave said...

It's nothing to do with looking cooler, it's to do with not being a complete retard. As I said, people have built Obama up to be something he's not and people are going to be disappointed - same as with Tony Blair, frankly.

I think Obama is better because of any number of reasons; his saner foreign policy, (although anything would be better than Bush's), seeming to have a bit more of a clue about the economy, not being bankrolled by equally retarded Texan oil billionaires, not being related to Bush I, etc etc etc. It seemed all of McCain's support came from people in the bible belts who barely knew or cared who he was, but voted for him because he wasn't a democrat. That's a fucking shocking state of affairs and makes it even more important that he didn't win. And anyone who could even stomach the idea of freakbitch Palin in any kind of position of power wants their head examining.

Obnoxio The Clown said...

I can only hold my head in my hands and despair Dave.

You are in for a very rude awakening.

Dick Puddlecote said...

Obama: Coming to a smoking lounge near us, soon

Doctor Syn said...

Bristol Dave -

You do know, don't you, that that whole "Bush is an idiot" meme was started by Karl Rove. The idea was to cause Dubya's enemies to mis-underestimate him.

And it played right into the hands of the Left, who lurrve to pretend that they're intellectually oh-so-superior to the Right.

And didn't they do well...

Bristol Dave said...

You are in for a very rude awakening.

In what way? I'm under no illusion that things will be perfect under Obama.

But seriously mate, McCain? Palin? BUSH, for fucks sake? Come on.

George Bush rendered the US the hate figure/laughing stock of the world (delete as appropriate). He was such a fucking retard he makes Gorgon look like a competent genius in comparison. The Americans HAD to vote Obama in so they retained a shred of credibility and dignity on the world stage, they didn't really have a choice.

Bristol Dave said...

You do know, don't you, that that whole "Bush is an idiot" meme was started by Karl Rove

Who the fuck is Karl Rove? I think Bush did a good enough job starting the meme himself, frankly.

Obnoxio The Clown said...

Perfect? I think they are going to be a LOT worse than they were under Bush.

Obummer isn't just a politician, he's a Chicago politician.

Let's put it this way: Jack Straw wouldn't last 30 seconds in Chicago. He's too honest and has too much integrity.

Obnoxio The Clown said...

Who the fuck is Karl Rove?

Maybe you'd better stick to ranting about Bristol, eh? :o)

Bristol Dave said...

Heh, unfortunately sarcasm doesn't come across too well on blogger comments. I was trying to point out the fact Bush is seen by the world as a fucking retard was not Karl Rove's doing as Bush did a fairly good job of that on his own.

I'll be interested to see how things pan out in America. With any luck their economy will go to absolute shit, so I might get better than 1.4 $ to the £ when I go over there later this year ;-)

wv:cryin. Seems apt.

Little Red Riding HOON said...

Bristol Dave = Cunt
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Angry Exile said...

With any luck their economy will go to absolute shit...

Fucking hell, what a nice bloke you must be to hope that 300 million people get fucked just so you get a better rate for your holiday money. You may well get your wish, but to actually hope for it? That's pretty shitty, so please don't mind me hoping something shitty happens to you and you alone when you're there to spoil your holiday.

As for Bush, he's just the new Thatcher, isn't he? Someone everyone loves to hate and probably blame for things years after he left office. I've got no time for him but I think having an accent that prevents you from correctly pronouncing the word nuclear, or even your own nationality, isn't the same as being a retard. A cunt perhaps, but I don't think necessarily a stupid cunt. In fact it might have been better if he was a stupid cunt. It was the cuntishness rather than his IQ that I disliked.

But yes, being a trigger happy twat who invades other countries on electroplate thin pretexts, pissing away vast sums of tax money on projects that give your supporters erections and making a complete dick of yourself on camera are not hugely desirable qualities in a President. This is presumably why the septics have made a clean break and elected a President that has said he's thinking about sending troops into Pakistan (and tough shit if the Pakistanis don't like it), is spending vast sums on projects to give Democrats erections, and is prone to climbing through windows on his way to fuck up a speech if the autocue breaks down < headslap >

Fair enough, the alternative wasn't exactly exciting - being offered a choice of McCain/Palin or Obama/Biden is a bit like being asked which eye you want to be stabbed in. And Aussie and UK politics are no better in that respect. But the world really needs to take Obama's dick out of it's mouth, stand back and take a long critical look at the guy. "Change we can believe in" = similarity.

Bristol Dave said...

Fucking hell, what a nice bloke you must be to hope that 300 million people get fucked just so you get a better rate for your holiday money. You may well get your wish, but to actually hope for it? That's pretty shitty, so please don't mind me hoping something shitty happens to you and you alone when you're there to spoil your holiday.

That bit wasn't completely serious, obviously. Fucking hell, if I can't illustrate that with a wink, what am I supposed to do?

George Bush's retardedness isn't just he couldn't pronounce nuclear (though I am dubious this is due to an "accent"), it's more that he could barely string a sentence together, didn't even try to justify a fucking outrageous foreign policy, and that his supporters ignored the fact that not only is he a cunt, but he's clearly fucking stupid and backed him for two reasons, 1) his religious stance and 2) the name of his party. If it's viewed as acceptable to take those two sole reasons to back a leader then the country's pretty fucked anyway.

Little Red Riding HOON was up late considering they had school today.

Damo Mackerel said...

Obama is going the same way on the economy as Bush. Except Obama is far worst, what with his useless bail out and stimulus packages.

Angry Exile said...

@Bristol Dave - fair enough, I missed the wink. Mea culpa and have a nice time, though don't fly through LAX - it's a shithole. But...

... didn't even try to justify a fucking outrageous foreign policy...
As I said, I think starting wars on ridiculously thin pretexts makes him a cunt, but not necessarily a stupid one. And Obama is no better if he was serious about Pakistan.

... that his supporters ignored the fact that not only is he a cunt, but he's clearly fucking stupid and backed him for two reasons, 1) his religious stance and 2) the name of his party.
And that doesn't apply to the Democrats? Hmmm, maybe you're right and they're fucked anyway. I'd hope not as I like America, and I quite like Americans. Can't really lecture them about their fuckwit politicians when you look at what we have on offer.

Bristol Dave said...

Can't really lecture them about their fuckwit politicians when you look at what we have on offer.

I couldn't agree more!

The Whited Sepulchre said...

Bristol Dave,
For what it's worth (and it isn't worth much) Bush made better grades in college than John Kerry.
He also finished an Ivy League MBA with a B average while Gore went on to flunk 5 out of 8 classes at a seminary.

I no longer defend any of these three, but by the only objective standard available Bush was our most intelligent choice.