Skip to comments.Expert Says Americans Just Not Smart enough to Understand Obama (with video Of Lib's Bashing Obama)
Posted on 06/17/2010 9:34:50 PM PDT by FredJake
According to Paul J.J. Payack, president of Global Language Monitor, Americans are just not intelligent enough to understand what Obama was trying to say in his speech Tuesday evening. He says that Obama speech was written to a 9.8 grade level of understanding. I guess us hicks in the hinterland just don't git wat Obama were trying to tell us unejacated folk out here. Despite using slightly less than four sentences per paragraph, Payack says that because Obama used 19.8 words per sentence, that our ability to go comprehend what he was saying went right over our heads. Payack especially had a problem with the following sentence because he states that the phraseology used made him come off as aloof and out of touch.
"That is why just after the rig sank, I assembled a team of our nation's best scientists and engineers to tackle this challenge -- a team led by Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and our nation's secretary of energy."Excuse me, but did this so-called speech professional listen to the same speech America heard? After all, Obama's most strident defenders like leftist comrades Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann and Howard Fineman said that Obama speech was actually were Carteresque. A speech without direction they said. (see video below) A speech that gave us no sense that he is in charge of the situation. Even Eugene Robinson turned on Obama after he failed to give a good speech from the Oval Office. If you are not sure who Eugene Robinson is, well he just happens to be one of the main Washington Post hacks who is always complaining about the gun-toting, Bible thumping, racist haters who are always complaining about everything Obama does or says. Well Robinson wrote that his "heart sank" when Obama began to babble on about Energy Secretary Steven Chu and his Nobel Prize.
First, he needed to enlist Americans in a holy crusade to halt the worst environmental disaster in our history. Instead, he told us about Dr. Chu's Nobel prize.For weeks, administration officials have been trumpeting Chu's distinction.There were other leftists who were even harsher then the ones I cited above when it came to dissecting Obama's speech. Salon.com got in on the act of bashing the speech as "Just words as the Oval Office speech fizzles." Then there was the usually reliable Obama defender, "The Huffington Post", that carried articles Wednesday describing the presidential speech as vapid, profoundly underwhelming, with vague generalities that were empty of substance and totally lacking any conviction. Fact is, the only positive thing the leftist in the MSM could even agree on was the.....
(Excerpt) continue reading at ChicoER/Gate...
So we are to believe that we are not educated enough to understand what the great one says? What we do understand by huge numbers, that are reflected in the primaries, is that we REJECT his crazy ideas.
I mean come on! Am I to believe that Obama is more intelligent than Charles Krauthammer, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, and others who have continually showed us how the King is naked? Well I dont think so.
I have no problem understanding Rush, Coulter, Beck, Hannity or Krauthammer. The problem is that Obama is full of BS and nothing else.
Also, would someone please tell me what exactly is a stupid language expert? Would that be someone proficient in scamming, conning, distorting and outright LYING?
Well as far as I am concerned, this Payack guy is also suggesting that only MORONS could have ELECTED Hussein in the first place?
If that be the case, then he is half right, because those who voted for him are a bunch of friggen morons!
Yup, that looks like the typical Obama voter to me.
The Center for Public Intellectuals & The University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC)
April 19th-20th, 2002, Conference
[Participants include: William/Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, Sen Barack Obama]
April 19th-20th, 2002
Chicago Illini Union
828 S. Wolcott
This conference is part of the Center's mission of helping to create a more engaged civil society, working towards social change, fostering coalitions between theorists and activists, and combating anti-intellectualism in contemporary culture. It will be both a celebration of ideas and a rigorous examination of the roles and responsibilities that intellectuals play in society.
I. Why Do Ideas Matter? (a keynote panel)
We introduce the meta theme of the conference by hearing success stories from diverse voices discussing their experiences intervening intellectually.
Timuel Black, Chicago activist; Prof. Emeritus, City Colleges of Chicago
Lonnie Bunch, President, Chicago Historical Society
Bernardine Dohrn, Northwestern University Law School, Children and Family Justice Center
Gerald Graff, UIC, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Richard Rorty, Stanford University, Philosophy
III. Lunch and Public Encounters
Alternative breakout tours led by Chicago activists. Tours of Bronzeville and other communities, and visits to organizations that are working on partnering theorists with activists.
IV. Intellectuals in Times of Crisis
Experiences and applications of intellectual work in urgent situations.
William Ayers, UIC, College of Education; author of Fugitive Days
Douglass Cassel, Northwestern University, Center for International Human Rights
Cathy Cohen, University of Chicago, Political Science
Salim Muwakkil, Chicago Tribune; In These Times
Barack Obama, Illinois State Senator
Barbara Ransby, UIC, African-American Studies (moderator)
The Center for Public Intellectuals
University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC):
"Dig It. First they killed those pigs, then they ate dinner in the same room with them, they even shoved a fork into a victims stomach! Wild!"
-Weather Underground leader and wife of Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn ("intellectual"), referring to the Manson murders
Article: Allies in War -by David Horowitz
FrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, September 17, 2001
"Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at"
--Bill Ayers ("intellectual") (1970), quoted in New York Times, September 11, 2001:
Article: "No Regrets for a Love Of Explosives; In a Memoir of Sorts, a War Protester Talks of Life With the Weathermen"
"It was at the Chicago home of [Bill] Ayers and [Bernardine] Dohrn that ["intellectual"] Obama, then an up-and-coming 'community organizer,' had his political coming out party in 1995. Not content with this rite of passage in Lefty World where unrepentant terrorists are regarded as progressive luminaries, still working 'only to educate' both Obamas tended to the relationship with the Ayers."
Article: The Company He Keeps:
Meet Obamas circle: The same old America-hating Left
And how intelligent is this Kenyan Klown when he said that America has 57 states?
The Obamessiah came off as aloof and out of touch because his is aloof and out of touch. To paraphrase Gertrude Stein, there’s no there there.
I get so tired of the “if you’re not mired in the total banality of navel-gazing glory you’re not nuanced enough to understand us” meme. I would guess that most tea-partiers have double the IQ of this gaggle of lab partners.
Obama is a dolt - that’s why his college records are sealed and no one can find out exactly what his grades were - and the guy who wrote this article is a dolt too - that’s why he thinks Obama is so smart.....
Nah. Can't be. That person is actually working on something, getting their hands dirty. An Obavoter would be either handwringing or empowering a commission to study the problem, but getting anything done is anathema.
There are greeters at Wal-Mart who are smarter than Barry.
Barry needs a stupider teleprompter.
Expert Says Americans Just Not Smart enough to Understand ObamaOh, they were really smart enough to understand Obama in 08, but have been dumbed down to imbeciles since then...got it.
If not understanding Obama means I’m not ‘smart enough’...then I thank God for this gift.
The day I start understanding Obama, is the day I wish my life to end.
Yes, I understand how he became such a screwed up little man, but that’s all the understanding of this creep I want.
"That is why just after the rig sank, I assembled a team of our nation's best scientists and engineers to tackle this challenge -- a team led by Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and our nation's secretary of energy."
This team of eggheads has come up with absolutely nothing! Not one thing that has stopped the oil from flowing. Not one thing that has stopped the slick from reaching the beaches and marshes. Not one thing that has saved the jobs and livelihoods of the people in the Gulf states. Zero!!! And Obama thinks that should impress people.
Aloof and out of touch? More like delusional to the point where his sanity should be questioned. The man has no clue how to lead.
“Who ya gonna believe? Me, or your own lyin eyes and ears?”.
More Payack idiocy.....
Here is a thought, Payack: How about I don’t want to understand Jack Squat Barry....has nothing to do with being “smart enough”....simply revolves around I don’t give a crap about the idiot known as Obama. Ever thought of that, idiot?! =.=
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