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Mondale to Obama: Ditch the 'idiot boards' [Slams TOTUS.....]
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Posted on 10/04/2010 2:17:16 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Mondale to Obama: Ditch the 'idiot boards'

Former Vice President Walter Mondale suggested in an interview today President Obama stop relying on "idiot boards" -- teleprompters, that is -- to deliver his message to the American people.

"He uses these idiot boards to read speeches in television, and I think he loses the connection that he needs emotionally with American voters," Mondale said in an interview set to air this evening on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, according to a transcript from the network.

"Idiot board" is a term used in television and movie production to refer to boards held up for performers to read off.

"If you're looking at the teleprompter, you're here, you're here, you're here and you're -- your audience is right there," Mondale said. "And I think he needs to do more of that."

Mondale didn't suggest that Obama needed the teleprompter.

"The Milwaukee speech, I thought was -- was terrific. I think some of these backyard events are terrific," said Mondale, who called Obama "I ...think he's very bright -- as a matter of fact, brilliant," he said.

But while Obama's supporters have dismissed conservative mockery of the device by pointing to the president's ability to operate fluently without it, Mondale suggests that it's a real and symbolic element of his difficulty, at times, connecting.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ibotus; idiotboard; idiotboards; mondale; obamalaise; photoops; totus; waltermondale
Hee, hee........
1 posted on 10/04/2010 2:17:19 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes, Mr President. Please follow Walter Mondale’s campaign advice. You couldn’t find a better source of winning ideas.


2 posted on 10/04/2010 2:19:11 PM PDT by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Best he could do is get rid of the “boards”...because the idiot would still be there...


4 posted on 10/04/2010 2:19:56 PM PDT by moovova (...he wasn't coming inside to have grits with me...)
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To: Sub-Driver
From TOTUS to IBOTUS.
5 posted on 10/04/2010 2:20:02 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: Sub-Driver

Here is Obama without his teleprompters.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp0hU1THjuc


6 posted on 10/04/2010 2:20:09 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: Sub-Driver
If he does that....the Emperor will indeed be seen without clothes.

Of course...Mondale is too stupid to understand that..........

7 posted on 10/04/2010 2:20:15 PM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow! I’ve never agreed with Mondale before!!


8 posted on 10/04/2010 2:21:26 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: Sub-Driver

It would render Zero mute.


9 posted on 10/04/2010 2:21:42 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Sub-Driver

Is there one concrete example of when ObaMao operated fluently without his teleprompter?


10 posted on 10/04/2010 2:22:07 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Seruzawa

Obama: “but Walt...I have no spine nor brain and full of it, the prompter is my brain”


11 posted on 10/04/2010 2:22:40 PM PDT by max americana (Hoax and Chains, Dopeychangey)
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To: LucyT

ping


12 posted on 10/04/2010 2:22:59 PM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: Sub-Driver

Leftists like 0bama tend to “slip” when they’re not on script and they let us know their true beliefs. This is not conducive to deceiving people as they must in order to maintain power.


13 posted on 10/04/2010 2:23:07 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: twister881
It would render Zero mute.

So, what's the problem?

14 posted on 10/04/2010 2:24:25 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Sub-Driver
... Mondale, who called Obama "I ...think he's very bright -- as a matter of fact, brilliant," he said.

The blind adoration these people have for their false Messiah is truly amazing. Anyone with a brain and the eyes to see will know that Obama is nothing but a dope. The blind and unthinking worship of Obama by the 'Rats is nothing less than pathological.

15 posted on 10/04/2010 2:26:08 PM PDT by chimera
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, Walter.

Have you heard him off-Idiot boards?

Have a listen [this video goes on for over 7 minutes]:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_-cgOTyj4g


16 posted on 10/04/2010 2:27:59 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Osage Orange

as evidenced by Mondale’s assertion that oboingo is “brilliant”... unless of course he meant brilliant idiot.


17 posted on 10/04/2010 2:28:16 PM PDT by Newton ('No arsenal is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.' -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Sub-Driver; Slings and Arrows
Former Vice President Walter Mondale suggested in an interview today President Obama stop relying on "idiot boards" -- teleprompters, that is -- to deliver his message to the American people. "He uses these idiot boards to read speeches in television, and I think he loses the connection that he needs emotionally with American voters,"


18 posted on 10/04/2010 2:28:48 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Sub-Driver

“umm...GWB...ummm...Fox News...umm...Rush Limbaugh”
Message stays the same, it just takes longer.


19 posted on 10/04/2010 2:29:17 PM PDT by Zathras
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To: Sub-Driver
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20 posted on 10/04/2010 2:29:26 PM PDT by newheart (History is an outbreak of madness--Ellul)
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To: chimera
The blind adoration these people have for their false Messiah is truly amazing. Anyone with a brain and the eyes to see will know that Obama is nothing but a dope.

< /emperor's new clothes moment in time >

21 posted on 10/04/2010 2:30:22 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Frankly, I don't think the Wee Wee would know how to get along without his buddy

22 posted on 10/04/2010 2:32:43 PM PDT by Zakeet (Like the wise Wee Wee said, "We can't be broke ... we still have checks in the checkbook.")
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow!

Obama without the teleprompters.

He’ll be brilliant, just brilliant!

Heh!

That loon’s dumber than a box O’rocks WITH the prompter..and we all know that the box starts looking pretty good when the idiot’s OFF the prompter.

So much for Harvard law.


23 posted on 10/04/2010 2:33:26 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

If zero actually remains in office long enough (and if the wookie allows him to run that is...) will he use the idiot boards in the debates with Sarah???


24 posted on 10/04/2010 2:33:52 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: Sub-Driver

25 posted on 10/04/2010 2:35:31 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (The Republic of the United States of America)
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To: Sub-Driver
"The Milwaukee speech, I thought was -- was terrific. I think some of these backyard events are terrific," said Mondale, who called Obama "I ...think he's very bright -- as a matter of fact, brilliant," he said

I guess to an incompetent fool like Mondale, a certified idiot like Obama would indeed seem 'brilliant'.


26 posted on 10/04/2010 2:36:56 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Obama, Pelosi and Reid - the Trio of Twits)
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To: Sub-Driver

uummm..ummmm..I...ummmm...ummmm...don’t.....uhmmmmm....uhmmmm think I uuuuuuuhhhmmmmm.....uhmmmmmm....better uuuhhmmmm not uuuummmm....listen uuuuummmm to that....uhhhhmmmm, I uhmmm forgot ummmm what I uuuuummmm was uuuuummmm going ummmm to say ummmm.


27 posted on 10/04/2010 2:39:04 PM PDT by savagesusie
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To: All

28 posted on 10/04/2010 2:40:13 PM PDT by rlmorel (The voice of tyranny starts out smooth.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Say what???!!!!
29 posted on 10/04/2010 2:43:21 PM PDT by TOTUS
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To: Newton

Mondale is a fellow traveler.....and just another member of the Idiot Tribe.


30 posted on 10/04/2010 2:44:44 PM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes, this is great advice. Take the crutch away from the cripple. This is the kind of thinking that got Mondale elected. Oh, wait.........


31 posted on 10/04/2010 2:48:13 PM PDT by excopconservative
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To: TOTUS

Calm down....I don’t think you’ll be out of a job...at least through December.


32 posted on 10/04/2010 2:51:00 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: Sub-Driver

If Obummer ditches the idiot boards he will be revealed for the idiot he is.


33 posted on 10/04/2010 2:55:29 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


34 posted on 10/04/2010 3:07:40 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo-ijYnzn1w

Let's ditch John Lewis from Georgia's 5th Congressional District too!

35 posted on 10/04/2010 3:10:47 PM PDT by Broker (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV))
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To: Sub-Driver

Is Politico tired of being Obamao’s butt boys.


36 posted on 10/04/2010 3:12:39 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Sub-Driver

wow, people are starting to notice?


37 posted on 10/04/2010 3:19:11 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Sub-Driver

He needs to make his speeches from a tank.


38 posted on 10/04/2010 3:30:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (Defend liberty. Destroy socialism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Better an idiot board than a bored idiot.


39 posted on 10/04/2010 3:31:35 PM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Ah yes, I remember what Morning in America looked like.


40 posted on 10/04/2010 3:33:12 PM PDT by katana (It's going to really get ugly starting Nov. 3)
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To: Sub-Driver

If he ditches the idiot boards, he’ll show moments of unparalleled brilliance, such as on display here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omHUsRTYFAU&feature=related


41 posted on 10/04/2010 3:34:50 PM PDT by Shelayne (He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly" Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! *Rev 22:20)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ditch the board and keep the idiot? Shouldn’t it be the other way around?


42 posted on 10/04/2010 3:40:00 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Sub-Driver



43 posted on 10/04/2010 4:21:40 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver

Mondale just does not get he can’t talk without the boards.


44 posted on 10/04/2010 4:24:35 PM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: earlJam

Obamah ...ah ...ah ...ah


45 posted on 10/05/2010 4:33:11 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Izzy Dunne

Agree, no problem...it’s a good thing.


46 posted on 10/05/2010 11:12:22 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Nachum

My teleprompter tells me, “Bump!”


47 posted on 10/09/2010 12:55:16 PM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Economic reform without education reform and originalism is a penny in the fuse box.)
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