Skip to comments.Media Pans Obama Cleveland Speech
Posted on 06/15/2012 12:19:58 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: My friends, the Drive-By Media is in a state of shock. They're depressed and disappointed. They're fearful for the future. Barack Hussein Obama cannot even please them with speeches anymore. Do you realize what that does to them? The speech, speeches, that's where he shows how smart he is! His ability to talk, it counts for so much. And I know that it does. The greater your vocabulary and the greater your ability to use it, for example, the greater the odds are you'll convince people that you are intelligent and educated.
No matter what you say, it's how you say it. The right pauses, inflections. If you have the correct intonations and onomatopoeia and patterns of the elite Northeast, that's all it takes. It doesn't matter what you say. It's like David Brooks. "I have never seen a sharper crease in a pant. That man's going to be a great president!" Ah, it's brilliant! What powers of observation Brooks must have. It doesn't matter what you say. You have the proper, uh, pauses, uh, where you are thinking, uh, on your feet.
Your mind is racing so fast and the eyebrows raised occasionally now and then and you look around... And that gave the media orgasms. And now after this thing yesterday, not even Obama's speeches please them! Jonathan Alter on MSNBC (he's a Newsweek editor) said, "It was one of the least successful speeches I've seen Obama give in several years. It was long-winded. He had a good argument to make. At the beginning of his speech he seemed to be making it in a fairly compelling way but he lost the thread. It was way too long. He lost the audience by the end."
RUSH: Here's the media montage...
YELLIN: This is the second time in the last week and a half he's gone out to talk about the economy without really offering something new.
ALTER: This, honestly, was one of the least successful speeches I've seen Barack Obama give.
FREELAND: I don't think the president, in particular, did as good a job as he's gonna have to do to be reelected.
DOBBS: I don't see what was framed. I don't see why he bothered!
WILLIAMS: The legitimate criticism here is: No new ideas.
RIVERA: You can't have a speech in a place like Cleveland and not have specifics on your plan.
BORGER: A president who whines about what a terrible situation he's in and, "Woe is me."
KLEIN: I don't think this kind of speech does much. The president has failed profoundly in his ability to explain to them what he's done.
BECKEL: It's been a couple weeks he probably wishes he could forget.
RUSH: Yeah, it was last week that was bad. Now this week is tacked on, too. It's a couple weeks. That was Bob Beckel. Did you hear what Geraldo said? "You can't have a speech in a place like Cleveland and not have specifics on your plan." What? Could you go to Shaker Heights and not have specifics? What is it about Cleveland that you have to have specifics? "You can't have a speech in a place like Cleveland and not have specifics on your plan."
Maybe you could go to LA and not have specifics or San Francisco, but you can't go to a place like Cleveland. Anyway, you hear they're panicked. No new ideas! No new ideas! Folks, there aren't any. You guys are even making a mistake and looking at him with the wrong lens. He doesn't have any new ideas. He's tacked into the 1930s, you people. That's where he wants to take us, and further.
But, sadly, my friends, I've reached the limits of the programming format, busy broadcast hour must take an obscene profit break right here.
I guess The King’s Speech wasn’t a winner after all.............
Obama’s speech is the new “Mistake by the Lake”.
My friends, the Drive-By Media is in a state of shock. They’re depressed and disappointed.”
As are plenty of freepers who have staked it all with their prediction that “Romney has no chance”!
Deeply saddened, they are....as obama might just well lose!
Now that's as funny as hell. But there are seriously elitists in the northeast who think that way.
I'm glad I live in the southwestern corner of the northeast so there are at least fewer of them.
Yup - The official transcript leaves out the Ummms and Uhhhs
Then, as President, we can (and better) help him to hew to the straight and narrow.
Hope for the best; expect the worst. But Romney’s worst is far, far, far....far better than obama.