Skip to comments.Whoops: Obama tells Colo. audience he wants more wind turbines ‘manufactured here in China’
Posted on 10/24/2012 4:26:58 PM PDT by markomalley
At a campaign event this afternoon in Denver, President Obama touted the importance of green energy industries in the United States. And when he got to the bit about wind turbines, well, his teleprompterlessness reared its ugly head:
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Obama just referred to Colorado as "here in China".
Sunny (@sunnyright) October 24, 2012
Well, to be fair, they do both start with c.
Ni hao, dumbass. "@steveegg: RT @BrianFaughnan: Obama just said he wants wind turbines "manufactured here in China" | TOTUS strikes again."
Darth Wyatt (@DarthWyatt) October 24, 2012
Obama says he wants wind turbines to be built "Here in China" you can't make this stuff up -> nation.foxnews.com/president-obam
Owl Jones (@owljones) October 24, 2012
Mmhm. Charlatan. RT @bccohan: VIDEO: Obama In CO: I Want "Wind Turbines Manufactured Here In China" youtu.be/PuVOBSwNWbE
The Eye (@ShannonPoe) October 24, 2012
Paging Dr. Freud! Obama In CO: I Want "Wind Turbines Manufactured Here In China" youtube.com/watch?v=PuVOBS via @youtube
Toni Beck (@tonsbee) October 24, 2012
Now we have 58 states!! RT @PounderFile VIDEO: Obama In CO: I Want "Wind Turbines Manufactured Here In China" youtu.be/PuVOBSwNWbE
(@rickcav) October 24, 2012
Several Twitterers noted that the Obama/Biden campaign seems to be particularly gaffetastic today:
Biden thought Ohio was Iowa today and Obama thought Colorado was China. youtube.com/watch?v=PuVOBS Hard when things don't start with the letter B
S.M (@redsteeze) October 24, 2012
Tired? Today alone, Obama in Colorado saying "Here in China". nation.foxnews.com/president-obam Biden In Ohio saying "Here In Iowa" youtu.be/Y59DAdjCAKc
(@Chulentup) October 24, 2012
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Can’t breathe.... Oh man... Oh MAN!!!!....
Gawd... I haven’t laughed like this in ages... my sides hurt...
I am really starting to feel sorry for the Bamster. He’ll be hiding under his bed soon.
Did he think he was back in Manchuria?
Too bad his MSM buddies don’t put this out. I read the US news as though it’s coming from the Best Korea.
Wow, that George W. Bush is full of gaffes. I can’t wait to see this one broadcast far and wide by our merciless media!
I wonder if it was on the news in China??? er Colorado???
So he’s selling Colorado to China to cover his next vacation?
He gittin bad lately : )
I can’t wait until he goes on that 2 day around the clock campaign stint, it should produce some gems.
Hah! In such unguarded moments, we clearly see where his head is--standing with his faith-comrades and their 57 OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) member states, and heavily counting on his yet-needed tens of millions from his Chinese bundler's website.
Biden In Ohio saying “Here In Iowa”
Biden quickly caught his error though saying “Well, just move the letters around and it spells Ohio.”
TOTUS strikes again
Wow, even TOTUS is trying to get him to tell the truth!!!
Sweet because it’s a funny gaffe. Biden must be rubbing off on him.
Bitter because he probably will be getting another pass in the echo chamber. Were he a Republican we would be getting jokes written and presented, and serious reporters would be asking (at least rhetorically) whether the country deserves a POTUS who does not know where he is.
Ha ha ha...lack of sleep makes the truth pop right out...
Thought you would enjoy this.
Wasn’t he in Hawaii once and referred to it as Asia?
What gets me is that they say that windmills will be manufactured in every state. That just plain couldn’t work even if it were the truth.
Maybe Obama thinks China is one of the 57 states LOL..I feel so sorry for Obama’s teleprompter..can you imagine the hell its gone through these last 4 years..that thing alone could write a tell all novel
He was speaking in Austrian, so not many people caught the gaffe.
He recovered well, though, flip-flopping in the very next sentence.
One hopes that at some point even the media will be forced to notice.
fruedian slip by the manchurian candidate?
“And finally, Bos, I just want to say thank you for Youkilis.” joking at a fundraiser in Boston about the Red Sox trading their beloved slugger Kevin Youkilis to Chicago White Sox, Obama’s hometown team. The line drew boos from the audience. (June 25, 2012)
“When I meet with world leaders, what’s striking — whether it’s in Europe or here in Asia...” -mistakenly referring to Hawaii as Asia while holding a press conference outside Honolulu, Nov. 16, 2011
“We’re the country that built the Intercontinental Railroad.” Cincinnati, OH, Sept. 22, 2011
“We’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that’s fairly earned. I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money. But, you know, part of the American way is, you know, you can just keep on making it if you’re providing a good product or providing good service. We dont want people to stop, ah, fulfilling the core responsibilities of the financial system to help grow our economy.” on Wall Street reform, Quincy, Ill., April 29, 2010
“One such translator was an American of Haitian descent, representative of the extraordinary work that our men and women in uniform do all around the world — Navy Corpse-Man Christian Brossard.” mispronouncing “Corpsman” (the “ps” is silent) during a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 2010 (The Corpsman’s name is also Christopher, not Christian)
“The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries.” —Tampa, Fla., Jan. 28, 2010
“UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, right? It’s the Post Office that’s always having problems.” attempting to make the case for government-run healthcare, while simultaneously undercutting his own argument, Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 11, 2009
“The Cambridge police acted stupidly.” commenting on a white police officer’s arrest of black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. at his home in Cambridge, Mass., at a news conference, July 22, 2009
“The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings and inefficiencies to our health care system.” —in remarks after a health care roundtable with physicians, nurses and health care providers, Washington, D.C., July 20, 2009
“It was also interesting to see that political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate. There’s a lot of — I don’t know what the term is in Austrian, wheeling and dealing.” —confusing German for “Austrian,” a language which does not exist, Strasbourg, France, April 6, 2009
“No, no. I have been practicing...I bowled a 129. It’s like — it was like Special Olympics, or something.” —making an off-hand joke during an appearance on “The Tonight Show”, March 19, 2009 (Obama later called the head of the Special Olympics to apologize)
“I didn’t want to get into a Nancy Reagan thing about doing any seances.” —after saying he had spoken with all the living presidents as he prepared to take office, Washington, D.C., Nov. 7, 2008 (Obama later called Nancy Reagan to apologize)
“I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.” — defending his tax plan to Joe the Plumber, who argued that Obama’s policy hurts small-business owners like himself, Toledo, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2008
“What I was suggesting — you’re absolutely right that John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith...” —in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, who jumped in to correct Obama by saying “your Christian faith,” which Obama quickly clarified (Watch video clip)
“I’m here with the Girardo family here in St. Louis.” —speaking via satellite to the Democratic National Convention, while in Kansas City, Missouri, Aug. 25, 2008
“Let me introduce to you the next President — the next Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden.” —slipping up while introducing Joe Biden at their first joint campaign rally, Springfield, Illinois, Aug. 23, 2008
“Just this past week, we passed out of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee — which is my committee — a bill to call for divestment from Iran as way of ratcheting up the pressure to ensure that they don’t obtain a nuclear weapon.” —referring to a committee he is not on, Sderot, Israel, July 23, 2008
“Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel’s. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under a McCain...administration. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under an Obama administration. So that policy is not going to change.” —Amman, Jordan, July 22, 2008
“How’s it going, Sunshine?” —campaigning in Sunrise, Florida
“On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes — and I see many of them in the audience here today — our sense of patriotism is particularly strong.”
“Hold on one second, sweetie, we’re going to do — we’ll do a press avail.” —to a female reporter for ABC’s Detroit affiliate who asked about his plan to help American autoworkers (Watch video clip)
“I’ve now been in 57 states — I think one left to go.” —at a campaign event in Beaverton, Oregon (Watch video clip)
“Why can’t I just eat my waffle?” —after being asked a foreign policy question by a reporter while visiting a diner in Pennsylvania
“It’s not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” —explaining his troubles winning over some working-class voters
“The point I was making was not that Grandmother harbors any racial animosity. She doesn’t. But she is a typical white person, who, if she sees somebody on the street that she doesn’t know, you know, there’s a reaction that’s been bred in our experiences that don’t go away and that sometimes come out in the wrong way, and that’s just the nature of race in our society.”
“Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions.” —exasperated by reporters after a news conference
“You’re likeable enough, Hillary.” —during a Democratic debate
“In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died — an entire town destroyed.” —on a Kansas tornado that killed 12 people
~Compiled by Daniel Kurtzman
Don't make me come over there, ROFL.
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I know it’s not funny but I can’t help myself—clown-in-chief.
Think of the teleprompter fun someone could cause...
From last year:
Obama Mistakenly Refers to Hawaii as ‘Asia’ During Summit | Fox News
;)! You are definitely my sort of person!
Dang! He’s going to have to shuck and jive his way out of this one!