Obama on BP: I want to know “whose ass to kick”

posted at 8:09 pm on June 7, 2010 by Allahpundit

I thought nothing would top “plug the damn hole” as a feeble show of command in the teeth of pure federal impotence, but never underestimate The One.

Full POTUS quote: “I was down there a month ago, before most of these talkin’ heads were even paying attention to the gulf. A month ago I was meeting with fishermen down there, standin’ in the rain talking about what a potential crisis this could be. and I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar, we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick.”

Nice use of apostrophes by Chuck Todd to show O strainin’ to connect to the common man. His approval rating hasn’t deterioriated over the spill yet, but ABC’s out with a poll today showing that 69 percent rate the feds’ response to the disaster negatively. By comparison, that number was only 62 percent after Katrina. So here’s his attempt at damage control with another two months of this nightmare (at least) still to go, imitating the same sort of bravado that the left used to detest in Bush in hopes that it’ll stop their caterwauling about his dispassion and give them a happy new meme to push. “See? He’s mad. He cares.” It’s completely out of character with his Cool Hand Luke persona and roughly six weeks too late, which means it’s as phony as a three-dollar bill, but so what? This is all about changing the subject from the spill itself to Obama’s engagement with it, and for low-information voters, it’ll do nicely. Three cheers for the cynical scripted soundbite!

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Hey, Scooter, are you double-jointed? Kick yourself.

kingsjester on June 7, 2010 at 8:12 PM

Trying to be the MTV profanity prez?

clnurnberg on June 7, 2010 at 8:12 PM

The Fool an Chief — looking for a quick buck —

wheels on June 7, 2010 at 8:13 PM

Look in the mirror stupid.

tim c on June 7, 2010 at 8:13 PM

The Apple Dumpling Gang rides again.

khacha on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Is this really happening?

visions on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

How the hell did this petulant manchild get elected???

Inanemergencydial on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

I’m sorry, but every time I think he’s said or done the most jackassery thing possible, he tops himself again. OMG this guy and his entire corrupt cabal has to go.

Fishoutofwater on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Emily Litella: What’s all this about Obama looking for some ass to lick? I mean, the man’s the President of the United States. Doesn’t he have staff to do that? Is Larry Sinclair out of business?

The stuff just writes itself.

JohnGalt23 on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Oh boy, another Obamaturism and it’s only Monday. What a pathetic wimp.

Conservalicious on June 7, 2010 at 8:15 PM

Don’t tell me – TOTUS had the day off.

Philly on June 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Yesterday was the anniversary of D-Day (June 6).

Which anniversary, Obama ignored.

Instead, Obama (with overdressed wife and fans) attended the Ford Theatre where they HONORED Desmond Tutu.

The following, quoted, Desmond Tutu:

Tutu wrote a pro-Arab Muslim terrorist article entitled “Against Israeli Apartheid” – The article is featured on a web site which displays an elderly Arab in Israeli stocks:

“Aggression is no more palatable in the hands of a democratic power. Territorial ambition is equally illegal whether it occurs in slow motion, as with the Israeli settlers in the Occupied Territories, or in blitzkrieg fashion, as with the Iraqi tanks in Kuwait. The United States has a distinct responsibility to intervene in atrocities committed by its client states, and since Israel is the single largest recipient of US arms and foreign aid, an end to the occupation should be a top concern of all Americans.” (Desmond Tutu)

If Obama was serious about kicking anyone’s ass, he would start with his own.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Geez. I know I swear, but is it too much to ask for the President – the man who (unfortunately) represents our country to the entire world – not to? At least not publicly? >_<

Emily M. on June 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Physician, kick thyself.

beatcanvas on June 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Mr. President, Please resign before you disgrace our country any more than you already have. You have in 18 short months done the impossible. You have made the idea of a President Biden viable.

meci on June 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Oh please.

Am I the only one who doesn’t remember him down there, talkin’ ’bout what a disaster this was gonna be, a month ago? If he was down there, I have to wonder why he still doesn’t have a plan other than pseudo tough talk.

landshark on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

So classless.

BD57 on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

which means it’s as phony as a three-dollar bill, but so what?

Well of course, Obama is the three dollar bill!

bluemarlin on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

We have a President that talks like a two-bit gangster, because he is a two-bit gangster.

RBMN on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

All the world’s a nail to this guy.

LastRick on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

So whose ass is he going to kick then?

Mark1971 on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

And this guy is less embarrassing than bush how?

Defector01 on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

and to think….this idiot represents America and wants respect… Lord help us.

mobydutch on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Obama wants to know whose ass to kick?

Must be hoping to find an eight-year-old girl responsible. Anyone tougher and he’d call out his union thugs.

malclave on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Kind of reminds me of the dorky kid in elementary school who would always brag about how he knew karate.

This is pathetic.

JohnInCA on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Your own you loser!!

jukin on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

for low-information voters

Nice euphemism for dumb arses.

John the Libertarian on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

Come 2012, we know exactly whose ass to kick.

EyeSurgeon on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

Yesterday was the anniversary of D-Day (June 6).

Which anniversary, Obama ignored.

Instead, Obama (with overdressed wife and fans) attended the Ford Theatre where they HONORED Desmond Tutu.

About that latest display from the Party-On Obama:

Obama addressed an enthusiastic crowd at the annual Ford’s Theatre gala Sunday, where South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and South African Constitutional Court Justice Albie Sachs received the theater’s Lincoln Medal.

“There are few people more deserving of the Lincoln Medal, an honor bestowed on those who exemplify the particular focus, dedication and generosity of spirit of our 16th president,” Obama said of the two honorees. “There are few better examples of how the spirit of our founding fathers did more than just create a nation, it inspired people in every corner of the globe yearning to be free.”

If Obama was serious about kicking anyone’s ass, he would start with his own.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

so I know whose ass to kick

How’s he going to kick himself in the mouth????

VikingGoneWild on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

I say:

Plug the damn hole.

Translation:

Shut yo’ mouf Prez!

Aloha from PA.

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM

Chuck Todd jus’ tryin’ ta halp out…

d1carter on June 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM

If his legs would reach that far, but unfortunately his head is in the way of his ass due to the lodging into that orfice.

upinak on June 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM

Am I the only one who doesn’t remember him down there, talkin’ ’bout what a disaster this was gonna be, a month ago? If he was down there, I have to wonder why he still doesn’t have a plan other than pseudo tough talk.

landshark on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

You know, I was thinking the same thing. Surely if he was down there talking about what a disaster this was, there must be videotape of it.

YouTube, or it didn’t happen.

JohnGalt23 on June 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM

Ooo, O deserves a vacation. He was out standing in the RAIN talking to the FOLKS.

marmaran on June 7, 2010 at 8:20 PM

‘I want to whose ass to kick

Keepin it classy there dear leader

cmsinaz on June 7, 2010 at 8:20 PM

Is he acting black now, Maher?

WisCon on June 7, 2010 at 8:20 PM

If Obama was serious about kicking anyone’s ass, he would start with his own.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

Have you seen him bowl? He is so uncoordinated he couldn’t kick a mannequin’s ass.

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Isn’t it difficult to kick someone in the ass while your boot is on their neck?

Mark1971 on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

lame

rob verdi on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

will he return the BP donations while he is at it?

rob verdi on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Plug the damn hole.

Translation:

Shut yo’ mouf Prez!

Aloha from PA.

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:19 PM
The President and Helen need a good old bar of soap.

mobydutch on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

All has to do is bend over, and there will be plenty of people who will show him.

Oh, that’s right. He only bends over for foreign dignitaries and dictators.

He becomes more absurd and embarrassing with every day.

Cody1991 on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Did I hear right,

Brian Williams said Obamas angry at himself
in the way hes handled it!!!??

canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Wow. Tough guy. I was pretty insecure before, but thankfully I can rest easy now knowing he’s going to kick some invisible ass somewhere.

Bee on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

Wow so Obama is a bigger cowboy than Bush.

petunia on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

How the hell did this petulant manchild get elected???

Inanemergencydial on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Responsible for this Massive Fiasco are: Black Racism and the Nation of Islam.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

Oh boy,lashing out at the “Talking Heads”!!

canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

will he return the BP donations while he is at it?

rob verdi on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Very excellent question.

petunia on June 7, 2010 at 8:23 PM

Hopey/Changey’s Oily Abyss!!
==========================
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canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:23 PM

Reagan: Tear down that Wall!
Obama: I want to know whose “ass to kick”.

Leaders lead. Politicians campaign.

kingsjester on June 7, 2010 at 8:23 PM

There are reasons why Obama won’t disclose where his Presidential donations mostly came from (who all those “small donors” actually are)…

As there are also reasons why he won’t disclose who he actually is, what his history is as recorded, what his frickin’ grades were, for Heaven’s sake. The man needs to remain hidden because he’s using the U.S. Presidency for covert purposes.

If this beast wants to kick any “ass,” let him stand up straight like the man he is not now and kick his own.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Charming.

This feigned attempt at “anger” and “being engaged” just makes him more deplorable.

He makes me twitch.

tru2tx on June 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM

Obama: I want to know whose “ass to kick”.

Someone please get a campaign going to send Obama two dumptrucks full of rolled joints so he can smoke himself into oblivion and leave the U.S.A. alone.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM

I was down there a month ago, before most of these talkin’ heads were even paying attention to the gulf.

Quite an interesting version of history. Not based in reality, of course, but interesting.

amerpundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM

“We’ve got our boot on their neck.”

“I want to know whose ass to kick”

Great. What about fixing the problem?

ZenDraken on June 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM

Ooooh, did he clench his jaw the way Gibbsy described the “plug the damn hole” comment?

Wethal on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Remember when people said Obamas best insurance is that, if nothing else, it’s better than the idea of President Biden?
Joe looks like Churchill right about now.

jjshaka on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

“..whose ass to kick!?!??!” I mean, this guy is in over his head so deep he hasn’t even a clue what’s wrong. It’s a theater of the absurd.

Coupled with the Gulf disaster, all it will take is a successful terrorist attack, an assassination of anybody prominent by anybody, a hot Persian gulf war involving Israel to break out, another financial meltdown or whatever – he can’t even understand the problems, much less what to do to address them. He’ll do something incredibly wrong and destructive, and we’ll be beyond the point of no return.

We’re teetering on the brink here, folks. This guy is losing it.

Fishoutofwater on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Again with the me, me, me, I, I, I. I’m sick of his babbling narcissism. Does he honestly think he’s fooling anyone?

capejasmine on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

He needs to look in at least two mirrors to find the ass that needs kicking.

ray on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

The question is whose ass is going to get kicked in November.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Oh boy,lashing out at the “Talking Heads”!!

canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

Heh. The “Talking Heads” said plug the hole 6 weeks ago.

Epic Fail Obama Epic Fail (Read in Eric Cartman voice)

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Unreal. Obama wants us to believe that he’s been Mr. Timely Leader from the beginning, when all accounts, even in the NYT, demonstrate his administration to have been as bad as, if not worse than, Bush and Katrina in response time and effort. The worst part about this is that Obama heeds the call of Progressives to show “real anger” toward BP and the oil spill, and does so in the quintessential, reflexively juvenile way: throwing around vulgarities. What’s next, Obama? BP’s “ass is grass and you’re the lawnmower”? And yet, even with this latest attempt by Obama to demonstrate that he’s on the “solution” side rather than the “blame” side, he can’t quite pull it off. The vulgarity feels strained. It feels orchestrated. You can’t rewrite history anymore, Progressives. We know who was white water rafting at the time of the crisis. We know about all of Obama’s slow response (shoot even Stewart had to recognize it). You can’t pass this buck, Mr. President, no matter how many expletives you use.

Weight of Glory on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Juxtaposition :

On the TV, AMC is screening “You’ve got mail”, and with a click of the mouse, this post pops up and Mr. Pundit leaves me ROFLMAO!

Skandia Recluse on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

so I know whose ass to kick

The biggest ass around is the one between your big ears, dummy.

Luka on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

America’s DoucheBag.

Key West Reader on June 7, 2010 at 8:26 PM

Kentucky Fried Hillary had nothing on this pathetic faker.

Wethal on June 7, 2010 at 8:27 PM

Funny, he’s bitching about BP wasting $50 million on ads when he is going to spend $125 million to promote obamacare’

cmsinaz on June 7, 2010 at 8:27 PM

The President talks kick ass, and the Vice President talks about a big f#@%ing deal. What a bunch of poor examples for our younger generation!!!!!!

mobydutch on June 7, 2010 at 8:27 PM

“When I get back from golf and the concert tonight. I want to know whose ass to kiss I mean kick!”

Caper29 on June 7, 2010 at 8:27 PM

Real classy prez

whatzit2u on June 7, 2010 at 8:28 PM

Someone please get a campaign going to send Obama two dumptrucks full of rolled joints so he can smoke himself into oblivion and leave the U.S.A. alone.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:25 PM

Teh Idiocracy Campaign?

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:28 PM

ahahahahahaHHAAAAahahah! “Whose ass to kick?” Haaa! You fool, I laugh at you. You and your failed presidency. President Barack “Kick Ass and Plug Holes” Obama….wear it …champ. You earned it!

ted c on June 7, 2010 at 8:28 PM

Am I the only one who doesn’t remember him down there, talkin’ ’bout what a disaster this was gonna be, a month ago? If he was down there, I have to wonder why he still doesn’t have a plan other than pseudo tough talk.

landshark on June 7, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Yeah, I was thinking that too. I don’t have the time-line off the top of my head, but I seem to remember that he only went down there after about 10 or 11 days, and only after he started taking quite a bit of heat and, of course, after he yukked it up with Leno at the WH correspondents dinner.

JohnInCA on June 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM

I can’t wait to see him get his own ass kicked. Not that he isn’t doing a pretty good job of it himself.

Scotsman on June 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Hangin’ out with fishermen? That’s so retarded it’s awesome.

ultranaut on June 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:18 PM

Have you seen him bowl? He is so uncoordinated he couldn’t kick a mannequin’s ass.

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Yeah, but Obama sure can huff, puff, stuff and jowl, can’t he? Lends a whole new definition to the word, “ass”.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM

His speech writers, or whoever scripted this, shouldn’t do these things to him. They know his wife’s testosterone levels are double his and that this is not believable.

Now, if MO said it, I would believer her.

Cody1991 on June 7, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Poindexter over there couldn’t kick Artie Fufkin’s ass if he had three go’s at it.

MikeZero on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

President Maggot….. you couldn’t cut your way out of a wet paper bag with a razor blade. The only thing worse than a Chicago bully( such as his group of thugs are) is a wimp acting like a bully… Simply pathetic!!

MNDavenotPC on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Obama, your a$$ is going to be kicked when regular Americans start converging on the beaches of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana and start taking up their shovels and filling up their garbage bags with tar.

Although you spent three hours fondling sand on a pristine, staged beach, we know we have no leadership. Not from you, not from BP. Not from anyone.

So, WE will do what needs to be done. Now step aside, you stupid, farking azzclown posing idjit. Step aside and go throw another party.

BTW, get all the seafood you can, folks… it’s drying up quickly.

and FARK YOU Slowbama, you ignorant sl*t of a woman.

Key West Reader on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

He was there a month ago after ignoring it for two weeks despite criticism for paying more attention to golf and basketball.

So he can stick that rap you know where.

JammieWearingFool on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

How utterly and stupendously un-Presidential.

epluribusunum on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

heheheeh theres some “KICK ASS” ad showing up under allah’s post….. priceless….

ted c on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Tough talk from a guy that couldn’t bust a grape in a food fight.

John Eric on June 7, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Teh Idiocracy Campaign?

alohapundit on June 7, 2010 at 8:28 PM

On behalf of The People, I invite Obama and Desmond Tutu to run all over the White House lawn at night wearing thongs and flipflops yelling (oops, “yellin’”) ’bout White Man.

And Rahm and Axelrod can help out by doing cheers.

Lourdes on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Is he acting black now, Maher?

WisCon on June 7, 2010 at 8:20 PM

No, not yet. He’s still got to shoot some motherf#@ka’s.

JohnInCA on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

How the hell did this petulant manchild get elected???

Inanemergencydial on June 7, 2010 at 8:14 PM

What on Earth were you stupido gringos thinking when you elected a loco traidor as your el Presidente? Were you all completely drunk the first Tuesday of November, 2008?

VinyFoxy on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Daddy, whose ass are you gonna kick today?

JammieWearingFool on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

I hope those wise fishermen told you to kick your own ass since you DIDN’T follow the emergency plans, DIDN’T fill Jindal’s requests and DIDN’T reach out to other countries for help. Fishermen are pretty honest folk- did they already tell you that YOU ARE THE ONE your looking for?

journeyintothewhirlwind on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

BTW,I didn’t know this,I was under thye impression that Deep
Water was a anchored Oil Drilling Rig,and it is not!

DeepWater is a/
=================
Contrary to popular belief SSV Deepwater Horizon

is not a fixed drilling platform — she was a ship capable of 4 knots speed. SSV Deepwater Horizon would deploy over a drilling site and then use use GPS to hover over the well site.
——-

SSV Deepwater Horizon was a fifth generation,

RBS-8D design ultra-deepwater dynamic positioned column-stabilized semi-submersible drilling rig, which drills wells in the floor of the sea, while other types of rigs are used to produce oil from the completed wells. The rig was 396 feet (121 m) long and 256 feet (78 m) wide and according to Billy Nungesser, the president of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, was “one of the largest, deep water, off-shore drilling rigs.” It could operate in waters up to 8,000 feet (2,400 m) deep,[10] and had a maximum drill depth of 30,000 feet (9,100 m). The rig could accomodate up to 146 crew members. The semisubmersible rig was floated to the drilling location; it had pontoons and four columns that partially submerged when the rig was ballasted down to drilling air gap. The rig was not supported by the sea floor but its pontoons sat under the water.

“Lost Horizons”

The Loss of SSV Deepwater Horizon

http://www.cargolaw.com/2010nightmare_deep_horizon.html

===========================================================
===========================================================

So,why in the world would you have an oil drilling ship
with pontoons hovering over a deep drilling project!!

Wouldn’t a gas release cause havoc on the Oil Drill
ship,as its bobbing to and fro tring to keep itself
at drilling position!!

I thought a more secure Oil Rig platform would eventually
be moved over,achored until that oil deposit was exhaust
ed!!!!!!

WTF and WTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Yeah, I’m sure those BP execs are shaking in their boots.

The Ugly American on June 7, 2010 at 8:31 PM

He’s such a wuss the Hondurans (God bless ‘em) kicked his ass.

Wethal on June 7, 2010 at 8:32 PM

The guetto prezident

what laugh considering this panty waist who throws like a girl, bowls like an invalid, whose wife wears a ________ on

this guy couldn’t beat FDR in race when he was at Malta

this is the most beta male ever for prez

boy George looks masculine next to this sap

Sonosam on June 7, 2010 at 8:32 PM

Is this “going off” good enough for spike lee? Did Obama get all up in Lauer’s grill n’ shiit.

reminds me of a song by the fresh and award winning lyricist…. DMX.

ted c on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 PM

Never thought we’d have a president who talked smack in public (or anywhere) to bolster his sagging poll numbers.

Well, ok, there was Clinton. He was our first black president.

Cody1991 on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 PM

Oh boy,lashing out at the “Talking Heads”!!

canopfor on June 7, 2010 at 8:22 PM

and he’s the putz burning down the house….

Fighton03 on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 PM

He`s gettin` full-on George Mutha F***ing Patton!

By the way, did he ever make it down to Tennessee?

ThePrez on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 PM

Inoperable, unspinnable, uniquely dislikeable little schmendrick that must have gotten his “ass kicked” all over every playground he was ever on.

paragon27x on June 7, 2010 at 8:33 PM

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