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Posted on 05/24/2011 5:00:58 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Awkward Moment During Obama Toast to Queen
May 24, 2011 5:32 PM
The president and the orchestra at Buckingham Palace this evening were a bit out of synch.
When the president toasted the Queen the orchestra misunderstood a pause and what seemed to be a cue from the president for God Save the Queen to begin playing.
Ladies and gentlemen please stand with me and raise your glasses as I propose a toast, the president said, putting down his note cards and grabbing his glass. To her majesty the Queen.
The president paused, the guests stood, and the orchestra prepared to play.
But the president wasnt done speaking.
The vitality the president said before the orchestra began.
Then the familiar tune you might know it better as My Country Tis of Thee started up.
The president kept going: -- of the special relationship between our peoples and for the words of Shakespeare to this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, the president said as the awkward moment played out.
The Queen looked ahead as the UK anthem played.
To the Queen, the president finally said.
He lifted his glass to her, she smiled a bit uncomfortably.
But because the song was playing, no one drank from his or her glass, including the president, who put his glass down on the table.
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"I'm having a bad day."
He is such a freakin amateur
His security nickname should be “village idiot”
Well, thank goodness it wasn’t Bush. Then it would have been really embarrassing!
Wow, he is really an idiot.
Doofus in Chief.
He’s such an idiot.
Imagine if President Bush did that- it would be wall to wall for days on TV.
I hate this media...............
These people could drown in a sea of air. Never has there been such a cluster.... in the White House.
I thought his moose-wife stood up and took a bow when he toasted “the queen”...
If he were a run of the mill muck muck, instead of a so-called leader, I would almost feel sorry for him.
Hey someone remind me how spending 2 nights at Buckingham Palace is part of his LASER LIKE FOCUS ON JOBS.
Which is why I want to raise my children rather than let the village do it:=
Keep embarrassing us at every turn, you turd!
He thinks it was an error. Perhaps the Queen had an ipod’s worth of his speeches, should she need to hear his voice some other day, some other time.
Is it possible for this fool to go anywhere without note cards and/or teleprompters? If things don't go as (he) planned, he's unable to improvise.
obama is a moron......what a surprise.
Notice how the story is written to make it seem like everyone else is at fault except Jugear jesus.
Everyday is a Bad Day and an Embaressment for America because this Moron stole the Most Honored Office in AMERICA!! and Obama is a Total Fraud, Liar, and Muslim Terrorist! who is trying with all of his Evil Bile to destroy America and Western Culture amd to Make ISLAM the Demented Reeligion and Rule of the World!
Hey, he can’t focus on jobs right now. His number one task was getting Osama and now that’s been accomplished, he’s got to draw up a new list.
And near the top of that list is visiting the poor people of America’s heartland who suffered tornado damage this week. He’ll be rushing back after the weekend just because this means so much to him...
I think we have a winner!
Apparently, he doesn’t know what year it is, either. If the orchestra started, he should have shut up.
What a jerk!
He was fumbling with his cheat sheets. If he’d had UK compatible teleprompters, none of this would ever have happened.
Well, the orchestra figured out one way to stop Obama from speaking. I bet the Queen was actually very glad.
As Mammy said about Rhett and Scarlett
“Just mules in horse harness.”
That would be racist....
Oh my it seems Mr. Obama is off his trolley today.
Its not just him, ALL socialist marxist liberals are idiots.
just listen to the drunk randi rhodes for 5 minutes if you can
I know... but people are catching on. No place to hide for the Erkel! (I’m still wiping the tears away... just picturing this clown) heh..
Gads, what an ass (as in donkey) he is.
The conductor apparently didn't have a teleprompter...
He doesnt stop for the American national Anthem either
God save our gracious queen
Long live our noble queen
God save the queen
Send her victorious
Happy and glorious
Long to reign over us
God save the queen
HEY !!! Barry !!!
Next time you hear that music and song
Put down the glass and shut up
They are kicking you and MIchelle MarBelle out of Jolly Olde England ???
You were lucky you didnt get the Tower
1. If a Navy Seal slaps a High Value Target, he should be prosecuted.
2. If a Navy Seal kills a High Value Target, he should be decorated.
3. Seal Team Six under Cheney were a ring of assassins.
4. Seal Team Six under Obama are a band of brothers.
5. Osama bin Laden was not a Muslim, because he murdered Muslims.
6. Osama bin Laden was a Muslim deserving a proper Muslim burial.
7. It is heroic to kill a terrorist.
8. It is immoral to water-board a terrorist.
9. Placing a Koran in a toilet is a Hate Crime.
10. Placing a crucifix in a jar of urine is conceptual art.
11. Freedom of Speech is our most cherished value, never to be restrained.
12. Hate Speech is our greatest crime, always to be punished or apologized for.
I have now passed Modern Ethics: 911, as taught by Professor Obama
Thank you, but I really thought that was what happened. I read too much on this site.
Barak Obama’s signature = LOOK AT ME!!!! LOOK AT ME!!!!
What a jerk he is.
I had to thnk for bit for those words
I sang that in school at assembly every Monday morning for many years
and stood for “the Queen” before a movie would start at the movie theatre
at Brownies and Girl Guides and etc
Good thing I remembered all the words
I might have been persona non grata with Barry and Mo...
It was awkward. But I think he did right to finish his thought and get it out.
When he toasted the queen, he was talking about one of his friends from Boystown.
It’s pretty comical all the way around. I’m not very much into playing the Royals game. I guess I’ve been brainwashed by my American ancestors who fled the Crown.
must have been that $1000 bottle of wine he had.
Huge capital letters on his first/last name denote his over-sized ego...and illegible text afterward...reveals an "Empty Suit" that even he can't believe in. bleh....