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Obama in Strangely Humorless “Funny or Die” Video to Promote Healthcare
showbiz411.com ^ | - March 11, 2014 9:52 am | Roger Friedman

Posted on 03/11/2014 11:23:26 AM PDT by BenLurkin

It’s not funny but it’s on “Funny or Die.” President Barack Obama appears in a “Funny or Die” video with Zack Galifiankis for the comedian’s “Between Two Ferns” satirical talk show. The pair strident, antagonistic trade barbs that don’t work– they come off as hostile and satirical. Then there’s a pitch for Obamacare and its impending March 31st deadline. This is supposed to appeal to young people. But basically the two just insult each other. The whole comes off as less presidential than Richard Nixon saying “Sock it to me” on “Laugh In.”

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TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: 4ththread; agitprop; funnyordie; propagadanda; theobamashow
Hussein must be America's punishment for the sin of not tossing Clinton out of office.
1 posted on 03/11/2014 11:23:26 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

I was there, TV side to see Nixon say “Sock it to me” and because he was such a straight man it was funny. It was wage and price controls that were not “presidential”.


2 posted on 03/11/2014 11:30:48 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 ( ...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’m not watching it. My screen has been poisoned enough by this...person.


3 posted on 03/11/2014 11:31:29 AM PDT by albie
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To: albie

Saw a snippet on Fox news......not funny in the least.


4 posted on 03/11/2014 11:35:58 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Guenevere

What would you expect from a hangover star?


5 posted on 03/11/2014 11:36:47 AM PDT by edcoil (Realism is only a socially accepted form of pessimism)
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To: BenLurkin
Obama in Strangely Humorless “Funny or Die” Video

Why "strangely"? The strange thing would be if he actually were funny. Most of the things Obama has been in have been as funny as an impacted wisdom tooth.

6 posted on 03/11/2014 11:39:45 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: BenLurkin

“The pair strident, antagonistic trade barbs that don’t work– they come off as hostile and satirical.”

Well, the writer doesn’t seem familiar with the style of this show, because that is the norm. This one didn’t work very well though.


7 posted on 03/11/2014 11:46:44 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: BenLurkin

These loons have a twisted concept of humor. This is just sad.


8 posted on 03/11/2014 11:48:56 AM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: BenLurkin

Funny or Die is just another leftist hipster time sink.

He could have soiled himself, and they would scream how he is the most awesome president “evah”.

Bunch of sell-outs.


9 posted on 03/11/2014 11:52:38 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: BenLurkin

Next up; Obama and Michelle are guest stars on that Disney game show famous for testing adults with goofy, unanswerable questions. If you give a wrong answer, you may get dunked into water, or Green Slimed by a giant tipped over bucket above your head. Berry would do it.


10 posted on 03/11/2014 12:00:35 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: BenLurkin

This was not funny, this was snark. Mean. Typical Obama.


11 posted on 03/11/2014 12:01:10 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Guenevere

If you ever saw the Comedy roast of Donald Trump, this reminded of “the situation”. It had the same mean tone and was extremely un-funny. However, the Obama sycophants loved it.


12 posted on 03/11/2014 12:01:50 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: BenLurkin

I have to say it was funny. But it won’t be successful because what they’re trying to be funny about comes across as making fun of Obamacare. And what they’re trying to present as satire is actually true.

I’ll also say that Obama is a better actor when you KNOW he’s lying than when he’s reading a teleprompter and really doesn’t pay attention to what he’s saying.


13 posted on 03/11/2014 12:04:33 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: BenLurkin

Zack Galifiankis is truly a no talent ass clown....not funny at all.


14 posted on 03/11/2014 12:05:14 PM PDT by LumberJack53213
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To: BenLurkin

“Strangely Humorless”?! It’d be beyond strange if it contained humor. 0 destroys things. He doesn’t make them fun.


15 posted on 03/11/2014 12:09:46 PM PDT by albie
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To: Monterrosa-24

Also, Nixon was not president at the time. He was a candidate still running for president in 1968.


16 posted on 03/11/2014 12:14:13 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: BenLurkin

How many other MSM reporters have asked Obama about the birth certificate and his Kenyan birth?


17 posted on 03/11/2014 12:20:46 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever
that clown is a MSM .."reporter"?

the whole deal was so cheesey as to DEFY categorization..

word has it that is was SO BAD...that it even secretly depressed the great leader..


18 posted on 03/11/2014 12:36:11 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: BenLurkin

Impeach Hussein Soetoro-Obama in 2014, PERIOD.


19 posted on 03/11/2014 1:02:11 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Do you think the White House would allow a comedy sketch with Obama that called him out on the BC and Kenya?


20 posted on 03/11/2014 1:15:59 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever

Or...BENGHAZI?


21 posted on 03/11/2014 1:18:41 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: LumberJack53213
Zack Galifiankis

agree he is our version of this movie from idiocracy

120 minutes of a butt farting

22 posted on 03/11/2014 1:32:44 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: BenLurkin

I guess It’s “Or Die” then....


23 posted on 03/11/2014 1:40:14 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: BenLurkin

Obama takes part in this kind of nonsense, and people wonder why other world leaders don’t take him seriously.


24 posted on 03/11/2014 1:44:15 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: BenLurkin
Obama knows that young people signing up is key to funding his Obamacare, yet they force, yes force, parents to keep them on their plan till 26 years old!

Morris County Court Judge Peter Bogaard also ruled that Rachel’s parents must keep her on their health insurance policy and keep status quo on all college savings accounts set up for her.

25 posted on 03/11/2014 2:00:57 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: BenLurkin
The jokes just write themselve! ...from SNL.


26 posted on 03/11/2014 2:12:18 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: BenLurkin

Haven’t read the thread yet so don’t know if anyone commented on this but just saw O’bozo’s “performance” again and was stunned to see the Smartest President EVAH, Harvard magna, genius wonderman have to read cue cards (or prompter?) during this bit...geeeeeez.


27 posted on 03/11/2014 3:42:02 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: LumberJack53213

Add to him: Letterman, Conan, Meyers, Maher, Colbert, Stewart, all of SNL....
All the stuff the 18 - 25 yr olds supposedly think are a riot....


28 posted on 03/11/2014 3:46:17 PM PDT by matginzac
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