Skip to comments.PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA'S FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE (LIVE THREAD)
Posted on 11/07/2008 11:36:38 AM PST by Lucius Cornelius Sulla
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"Stocks rise but give up ground after Obama speaks"
You can't trust people with secret ballots, ---you never know how they might vote. This goes double for working stiffs. If they have a secret ballot how will they know to vote the Democrats want them to?
THAT'S Another issue the McCain Team surrendered on. Nothing more basic to democracy than the secret ballot.
The guy is a mental lightweight who has no answers. He will always have preplanned questions and the MSM will cover him.
Remember, journalism no longer exists. We just watch extensions of the DNC cover for their Fraud In Chief.
All the living presidents’s men.
0bama’s reelection campaign started Nov 5, 2008......
“I expect that he might get a little better, but he did not come across well at this press conference. He looked very uncomfortable.
His attempts at glibness were awkward; his feighned interest in a reporter wearing a sling was just as bad.
I’m thinking this guy thinks he’s a Jack Kennedy in front of the press, but it turns out, at least this time, he fell very flat. They’ll cover for him as much as possible, but I don’t think he’s going to do much live stuff.
With his cult of personality, I figure he’s more likely to release videos instead speaking to the press live. He may even require the press to submit their questions ahead of time.”
Wes Pruden’s description of him as “humorless” was right on target. When he wandered off script during the last debate, he made no sense. I think your observations are correct.
CHANGE = "Children Have A New Government Employer" (Mandatory youth community service...)
If you have Time-Warner, you can rent a DVR from them. I do and use it all the time so I can fast-forward through the commercials. DVR’s are also good for pausing any program, rewinding a segment of a news station if I miss what someone said or catch the tail-end of something scrolling along the banner at the bottom of the screen. My Time-Warner here has even started allowing us to start a program over again at the beginning if we’ve turned the channel during the middle of it. TiVo’s okay, but if you have to buy the machine, you might be better off using Time-Warner’s DVR. At least if something goes wrong with the DVR, they replace it for nothing. I think my cost for the DVR is about $15 each month. To me it’s well worth it.
“camelot, my @$$. Try Cant-a-lot. A quetsion for Barry...Did you really attend college”
I was thinking more on the order of “camel lot”.
That was a VERY NASTY swipe at Nancy Reagan. In addition, as soon as he was asked about taxes for the rich, it appears (to me) he didn’t want to tell the truth and further tank the stock market and he fell back into his stump speech and then abruptly ended a very short first news conference.
What exactly did he say about her?
Obama is going to have a tough time keeping up with the demands of the job and dealing with the constraints on his lifestyle.
Ok, Ive read about 20 posts saying he said something about Nancy REagan....WHAT did he say???
Barry was asked if he had spoken to the other Presidents.
Barry: I have spoken to all of the Presidents that are uh, uh, now living.
Stops. Then a few small smiles and giggles.
Barry: Uh, I didn’t want to get into a Nancy Reagan thing with a seance.
and can you all believe Granholm as part of his economic team!!!!!!!!!!!!!
He said he talked to all Living Presidents and laughed and said he didn’t want to get into seances with Nancy Reagan.
“Paging, Dr. Nick...Dr. George Nichopoulos. Please pick up the white courtesy phone.”
Congratulations, comrade. That was the correct answer and you have passed the test. You will go far in The New Republik.
Being here for “a month” has nothing to do with you being immature and/or not being able to pick out facetious comments.
Since when is hillary called Nancy Reagan?
check this thread, the comments probably fill in the details.
Obama made a verbal gaffe and his comment at Nancy was to cover over it.
uh-I was actually hoping for a government check from Obama so I can finally afford that Rush subscription ;)
This is a dog:
I’m convinced that Black Obama will be so useless and ineffective, that we don’t have much to fear. The people around him will have to work like DOGS to make up for his incompetence. And they will tire of it. When they start turning on him, he will crumble.
VERY GOOD! Where do I get that bumper sticker?
“Will Biden be speaking? Thats who I am waiting for!”
I think they could put Joe O’Biden’s pressers on pay-for-view and use the proceeds to pay down the debt
They should be better than SNL skits
Joe is definitely the eloquent one in this Abbot-and-Costello executive team
I really think we all should give President-suspect Obamessiah some time before we start in on him.
OOOPS. TIME’S UP!!!
If you’re late to your own press conference, it should be because you’re taking a more time to plan it, not because you’re busy straightening your tie or taking a dump.
This PC was poorly planned and, as you say, ended suddenly. Reminds me the old poster from many years ago. It’s text only in huge letters: PLAN AHEAD
Except the last three letters are so scrunched up as they approach the right edge of the paper.
Here are some similar posters, though not the same:
Using a dvr for tv is like going from dial up to cable internet - once there you can never go back!
Yes, my fluffy white bichon’s two best friends are pitt bulls that belong to my bf. They make a funny group walking down the street.
What better way to diss whitey than to make 'em all stand behind him, staring at his hat ?
When talking to folks, I will use this example:
Would you rather have $50 now or a $5 payment every month from now on (the rough equivalent of a tax cut on earnings)? I want to see what each person says.
after this performance, future press conferences may be conducted via text message
“... Bush invited Michelle and I....
Its Michelle and ME, Mr. Obama!”
BUuuttttt, buuutt, bbbuuttt, he went to an IVY League school! That automatically makes him smart right??
And of course he made wonderful grades too,,,OH WAIT! We don’t know how he did in college cause his records are sealed,,,hmmmmm
Everything he says is fluff. No wonder he was elected. I can't listen to his voice either. I don't like his delivery style. Just thinking about him and his past puts my stomach in knots. It's been in knots since Tuesday.
Haven’t read all the posts, but when he said he’d spoken with former President’s, did he fail to mention Clinton?
“No specifics today. Fox says smart move, he needs time to make the right decisions.”
What was the point of this show???
... expanded by Bulwer-Lytton as "Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes."
By those lights, the Zero has pretty conclusively defined himself...
“Or as they say in China........the Office of the Plesident Erect.........
Engrish.com. Check it out, you will get a few laughs, I promise.
Barry's already dishing out enough false hope for everybody. I just don't see him not taking the oath of office on January 20th.
The surest sign that people have questionable patriotism is when they cloak themselves in the flag. Obama does it incessantly and so does Pelosi and the congressional democrat leadership.
WTAM 1100 radio Cleveland reports that in 16 minutes 50 seconds of speech and q/a, President-Elect Obama said a combined 162 uhmmms, and uhhhs. The assigned intern did not count uhhs that were added to the end of a normal word, such as theuhhhhhh, or touhhhhh. Only clear cut uhhs and uhms that were distinct words in and of themselves were counted.