Obamateurism of the Day

posted at 8:05 am on September 24, 2010 by Ed Morrissey

Maybe the lesson here is to keep Presidents away from grocers. George H. W. Bush didn’t do himself any favors when he asked a question about a bar-code scanner, making him appear to be out of touch and patrician for supposedly not understanding them.  If so, then perhaps one can say the same thing about Barack Obama, who apparently hasn’t gone produce shopping since … well, perhaps never:

The latest gaffe came Monday during a trip to Philadelphia when, according to the Associated Press, “he picked up four apples from a fruit stand,” for which he handed the vendor the princely sum of $1.

Now, in the infinite scheme of things it’s really not all that important that Obama didn’t realize that the last time you could get four apples for a dollar might have been when Herbert Hoover was in the White House. Nobody lives or dies because he doesn’t know, or didn’t think, that he was underpaying.

Peter Roff at US News also considers this a Mediateurism, too:

The point is that, had it been either President Bush or HouseRepublican Leader John Boehner or former Speaker Newt Gingrich who had done such a thing, the networks would have put the story upfront in their evening newscasts while the cable channels would have been given over to commentators and experts who would intone, in desperate seriousness, that this was proof of just how out of touch they were. [See who supports Boehner.]

Not Obama. No sir.

The AP reporter who mentioned the apple incident all but gave him a rhetorical pass when she wrote, parenthetically, that the president “doesn’t do much grocery shopping these days.”

Be sure to read the rest of the piece by Roff, who has a litany of examples and counterexamples that are a damning indictment of the double standard applied by the media to Democrats and their gaffes — which is, after all, the point of this recurring feature.

Got an Obamateurism of the Day? If you see a foul-up by Barack Obama, e-mail it to me at obamaisms@edmorrissey.com with the quote and the link to the Obamateurism. I’ll post the best Obamateurisms on a daily basis, depending on how many I receive. Include a link to your blog, and I’ll give some link love as well. And unlike Slate, I promise to end the feature when Barack Obama leaves office.

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Kids these days… not knowing the value of a dollar….

apostic on September 24, 2010 at 8:10 AM

When something as basic as a minor produce purchase is beyond his abilities, why would anyone think Odamna could “fix” the economy? He is at the peak of his abilities when he sits alone in the corner. Sheesh.

Crusader Rabbit on September 24, 2010 at 8:12 AM

double standards by the msm….SSDD

*sigh*

cmsinaz on September 24, 2010 at 8:13 AM

Just proves to me that not only does he not know the cost of apples…he probably doesn’t eat apples. (You tend to know about the things you’re doing on a regular basis) So much for apple slices as the “default” menu choice. Fries for me, but not for thee!

texabama on September 24, 2010 at 8:14 AM

Kids these days… not knowing the value of a dollar….

apostic on September 24, 2010 at 8:10 AM

Oh, he knows the value of a dollar all right, that’s why he is doing his best to destroy it.

Johnnyreb on September 24, 2010 at 8:16 AM

So much for apple slices as the “default” menu choice. Fries for me, but not for thee!

texabama on September 24, 2010 at 8:14 AM

heh
:)

cmsinaz on September 24, 2010 at 8:16 AM

(I wonder if Obama told the clerk to “keep the change?”)

Obama had better learn what an apple costs.

With luck, and God willing, we all will see that he’ll be reduced to selling apples on the streets of Chicago sooner rather than later.

And yes, he does, has been, and will be getting a free pass from the major media…cuz’ well, you know…he’s The One.

coldwarrior on September 24, 2010 at 8:17 AM

Yeah, and he was probably hoping for some change. /s

Oldnuke on September 24, 2010 at 8:18 AM

Obama never puts out. Even had he thought that 4 apples at a fruit stand cost only a dollar, AGAIN he should have been generous with a $10 bill and told the vendor to keep the change.

Obama ALWAYS short changes. Always has, always will.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:18 AM

But he knew the price of arugula at the Hyde Park, IL, Whole Foods?

Wethal on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

Rudy Giuliani got the same treatment:

Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani hasn’t done a lot of grocery shopping lately — at least based on his answers about the cost of milk and bread.

“A gallon of milk is probably about a $1.50, a loaf of bread about a $1.25, $1.30,” he said.

hit and run on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

One cringes at the mere thought of him trying to figure out how to operate a vending machine.

pilamaye on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

But, but, but, ObaMao knows the price of shrimp at a take-out stand at Martha’s Vineyard.

I guess he learned that a dollar doesn’t buy as much as it once did, right? Right! /s

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

coldwarrior on September 24, 2010 at 8:17 AM

People who struggle to pay for groceries without food stamps care, and only need to hear about Obama’s stinginess to pass it on when they check out at their next grocery trip.

Did you hear that Obama was only willing to pay a dollar to buy … with his own cash?

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:22 AM

Let them eat apples!

csdeven on September 24, 2010 at 8:24 AM

“he picked up four apples from a fruit stand,” for which he handed the vendor the princely sum of $1.

lol…I like this guy, Roff. He’s got his snark pencils all sharpened up.

RepubChica on September 24, 2010 at 8:25 AM

Ed,I think I found the bar code video!:)
=============================================

Bush Discovers Fire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0fIhnboptk

canopfor on September 24, 2010 at 8:26 AM

One cringes at the mere thought of him trying to figure out how to operate a vending machine.

pilamaye on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

Do you remember the video from Hillary’s campaigning when she was baffled by a coffee vending machine? That was almost as good as her slamming down whiskey shots.

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:27 AM

What should we expect from a guy who’s proud of giving away his employer’s ice cream and who held a private-sector job for all of nine months or so. (I want to see evidence that he actually conducted a private law practice because the descriptions I’ve seen is that his employer was some place were he just hung his hat.) Almost all Obama’s adult life has been underwritten by foundations, non-profit extortion outfits, and taxpayers.

Obama is a societal freeloader. How could he develop a sense of the prevailing value of things?

BuckeyeSam on September 24, 2010 at 8:27 AM

Fries for me, but not for thee!

And waffles and shrimp and ice cream and pie.

hit and run on September 24, 2010 at 8:27 AM

An apple a day keeps the POTUS away… from reality.

Yoop on September 24, 2010 at 8:28 AM

Hahaha, and it turns out he was coaxed into buying the apples in the first place. He was there to buy cheesecakes.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2010/09/20/129999310/obama-fails-to-give-vendor-enough-change-to-believe-in

scalleywag on September 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM

He probably told the vendor to “put it on my (taxpayers) tab” and gave him the dollar as a tip….

sicoit on September 24, 2010 at 8:31 AM

Stink’n Hopey/Changey Bias!!

canopfor on September 24, 2010 at 8:31 AM

The old media is and will be experiencing the good old “payback is a bitch” syndrome until the day they breath their last breath of air.

What a group of elitist losers this bunch is.
Public floggings are in order.

Keemo on September 24, 2010 at 8:32 AM

It must have been an “Obama” apple.
-
Origin: Unknown
Harvest Period: Early November
Description: Fruit is deep red, think skinned, has a short storage period. Texture mushy, sour tasting.
Tree Characteristics:Limited adaptability. Requires heavy pruning.

diogenes on September 24, 2010 at 8:34 AM

Let them eat apples!

csdeven on September 24, 2010 at 8:24 AM

good one :)

cmsinaz on September 24, 2010 at 8:36 AM

Leave Bush 41 alone!

Besides, not knowing the technology and not knowing the price are two very different issues. That is not comparing apples and apples, as it were.

DaydreamBeliever on September 24, 2010 at 8:37 AM

Be sure to read the rest of the piece by Roff, who has a litany of examples and counterexamples that are a damning indictment of the double standard applied by the media to Democrats and their gaffes — which is, after all, the point of this recurring feature.

The double standard by the media thing is the heart of what ails and afflicts our nation — they cannot bring themselves to EVER report ANYthing unbiased or “blemish-noting” as to the Left. They just are not capable of doing the work that the public, instead, assumes they are doing: reporting information regardless of who does or says what. The media, instead, is so predictably “creating information” or fictionalizing behaviors, situations, characters that it’s among our civilization’s primary failings and certainly what contributes mightily to our downward spiraling political conditions toward ever-Left and nonfunctional.

ABOUT WHAT OBAMA DID or didn’t do, however, in his assuming that four apples would be covered (with change coming back?) for a dollar:

He cannot so much as manage the purchase of four apples with cash…WHAT does that say about the state of his mind, intellect and abilities? Barack Obama, incompetent silly if not treacherous boy.

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:37 AM

Obama feels is your pain.

beatcanvas on September 24, 2010 at 8:38 AM

Hahaha, and it turns out he was coaxed into buying the apples in the first place. He was there to buy cheesecakes.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2010/09/20/129999310/obama-fails-to-give-vendor-enough-change-to-believe-in

scalleywag on September 24, 2010 at 8:29 AM

I am betting that if someone ever handed Barack Obama a broom, he’d take it, laugh, look around for attention (and anyone with a camera), look back at the broom and then say, “well, what am I supposed to do with it?”

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:39 AM

Coming soon……………..a remake movie……..

Obama’s staff plays the 7 Dwarfs………..

Pelosi plays the witch…………

the apple plays itself,

starring,Hopey/Changey,as Snow White!
(snark).

canopfor on September 24, 2010 at 8:39 AM

Coming in November……….

Hopey’s Apple Pie gets cooked
done good!!

canopfor on September 24, 2010 at 8:41 AM

Actually, our “low end” grocery store often does have certain apples on sale at 3 or even 4 for a dollar. However they don’t sell arugula there so I doubt that His Eminence would know that.

rihar on September 24, 2010 at 8:41 AM

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

What that proves is that Obama will gladly pay to impress and bribe the wealthy but shows antipathy for the rest of America.

I like Col. Adam West’s phrase in his Florida Congressional campaign for America’s PRODUCTIVE CLASS of citizens, and his pledge to prevent a Marxist welfare state that “owns” the population.

Promoting PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS eliminates segmenting the upper, middle or lower class distinctions of American citizens, uniting rather than dividing; not to mention eliminating favoritism for “special” classes of people who would demand leniency rather than equality under the constitutional rule of law.

Whereas, Obama has proven the most divisive of all presidents, the only basis for Jimmah Carter’s latest statement that Obama faces a worse American situation than Lincoln did leading up to the Civil War. Carter unintentionally admitted that Obama has ruined the Great American Dream that enabled every citizen in the American Melting Pot to do their best and enjoy their level of success. Obama denies the UNALIENABLE RIGHTS ENDOWED BY OUR CREATOR protecting Americans in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

But by no means does Obama face anything resembling the level of civil dissent that Lincoln confronted when entering the Oval Office. THAT is fabricated whole cloth fabricated by spin doctors in order to target constitutionally responsible conservatives as if “radical”.

Maybe Carter’s vying for Axelrod’s current role, ready to release the vengeance he’s been harboring since he lost his bid for re-election, to give Americans just what he thinks we deserve. Dhimmitude.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:42 AM

Math problem: An apple at your fruit stand costs 65 cents. The POTUS hands you a dollar and takes four. What would you have left?

Answer: Another reason to remember November.

apostic on September 24, 2010 at 8:42 AM

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

What that proves is that Obama will gladly pay to impress and bribe the wealthy but shows antipathy for the rest of America.

I like Col. Adam West’s phrase in his Florida Congressional campaign for America’s PRODUCTIVE CLASS of citizens, and his pledge to prevent a Marxist welfare state that “owns” the population.

Promoting PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS eliminates segmenting the upper, middle or lower class distinctions of American citizens, uniting rather than dividing; not to mention eliminating favoritism for “special” classes of people who would demand leniency rather than equality under the constitutional rule of law.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:43 AM

Obviously y’all are failing to appreciate the negotiating skills of our dear leader. Once the initial offer of a dollar had been made, the vendor was in the weakened position of suggesting a counter offer by asking for more money. Now who is going to have the audacity to ask for money from our President? Not many produce vendors would dare such a thing in the face of media cameras.

Mr. Obama could then make a counter-counter-offer by pointing out the value of a transaction with Dear Leader. A framed photograph of the event given to the vendor would then allow the vendor to advertise that he was the man who sold four apples to the President of the United States. It would be like a royal warrant, “supplier of apples to the President”. The advertising value would be priceless.

Should the vendor then insist on more money, the President could play his trump, his secret service security detail carry automatic weapons.

Brilliant!

Skandia Recluse on September 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM

But, but, but, ObaMao knows the price of shrimp at a take-out stand at Martha’s Vineyard.

I guess he learned that a dollar doesn’t buy as much as it once did, right? Right! /s

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

This adds more amplitude to that Michelle Obama moment on Martha’s Vineyard (when they were supposedly getting shrimp or ice cream or whatever), when one of their security guys walked up to them where they were waiting and Michelle Obama grabbed HIS drink and took a swig out of it through the straw, then released it back into the guy’s hand. And laughed. Apparently expecting him to “carry on” with him enjoying his drink. The one she’d just swigged out of without asking or being asked to indulge herself.

Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Auntie Zietuni, the grandma in her own quarters in the White House and the Kennedy Center Presidential booth with security details and limos at the taxpayer-dole, it just doesn’t stop with one of them. They’re some sort of tribe of rude, presumptuous people.

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM

apostic on September 24, 2010 at 8:42 AM

Shoplifting

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:46 AM

Sorry, bad formatting, correcting it:

But, but, but, ObaMao knows the price of shrimp at a take-out stand at Martha’s Vineyard.

I guess he learned that a dollar doesn’t buy as much as it once did, right? Right! /s

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM

This adds more amplitude to that Michelle Obama moment on Martha’s Vineyard (when they were supposedly getting shrimp or ice cream or whatever), when one of their security guys walked up to them where they were waiting and Michelle Obama grabbed HIS drink and took a swig out of it through the straw, then released it back into the guy’s hand. And laughed. Apparently expecting him to “carry on” with him enjoying his drink. The one she’d just swigged out of without asking or being asked to indulge herself.

Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, Auntie Zietuni, the grandma in her own quarters in the White House and the Kennedy Center Presidential booth with security details and limos at the taxpayer-dole, it just doesn’t stop with one of them. They’re some sort of tribe of rude, presumptuous people.

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:45 AM

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:46 AM

Back to the apple-vendor, though: maybe Obama really does think he’s still in Egypt. Or he’s moved Egypt here. Or, hey, “changed” America, now we’re Egypt! Everyone barters!

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Obama never puts out. Even had he thought that 4 apples at a fruit stand cost only a dollar, AGAIN he should have been generous with a $10 bill and told the vendor to keep the change.

Obama ALWAYS short changes. Always has, always will.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:18 AM

That’s the same story with John Kerry, who was notoriously shorting nearly everyone BEFORE he married Teresa Heinz. Stories abound of how Kerry would read and reread checques/tickets he was responsible for and then paintstakenly count out change, try to avoid tipping or worse, pass off the checques/tickets onto someone else, anything to avoid being reasonably generous or even reasonable with his own expenses. THEN he married Heinz and the story changed (obviously, she was then being the one that he’s passing off the checques to…).

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:51 AM

Not many produce vendors would dare such a thing in the face of media cameras.

THAT would be the exact moment to stand up and speak.

What better opportunity to state your business’ concern than a personal business audience with the POTUS as consumer?!

Wurzelbacher spoke up when the tide was with Obama coming in. That tide’s gone out. Breitbart and the new media have become established news sources–look at Malkin on FOX for instance. The situation has reversed on Obama as his abuses of power are no longer protected by the MSM shroud.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:52 AM

Did he ask the vendor what his “profits and earnings ratio” is?

swash_plate on September 24, 2010 at 8:53 AM

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:51 AM

That’s LEFTISTS in a nutshell.
Cheapskates and Rip-Off Artists.

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:54 AM

“profits and earnings ratio”

Touché!

maverick muse on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

The NPR link said that Reggie Love, an ObaMao aide and “body man” (their scare quotes) stepped in to pay for the balance owed on the apples. What is a “body man” and why does big O need one? Isn’t he covered by Secret Service protection?

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

must be a ‘pet’ name for his personal assistant (former duke football/basketball player)

cmsinaz on September 24, 2010 at 9:05 AM

What is a “body man” and why does big O need one?

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

Back when I was in better shape I was a body man. Mostly used Bondo. Getting the paint to match the rest of the car was usually a problem.

Oh, wait. You probably don’t mean this big O.

apostic on September 24, 2010 at 9:05 AM

The NPR link said that Reggie Love, an ObaMao aide and “body man” (their scare quotes) stepped in to pay for the balance owed on the apples. What is a “body man” and why does big O need one? Isn’t he covered by Secret Service protection?

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

That’s another one of those Democrats/Leftists’ penchants: make a lot of publicity about having and using that “body man” — and similarity with John Kerry (Obama with Kerry as to the “body man” fixture).

It’s like they have some need to advertise they’ve got a “servant” or subservient-doer like a monarch would have or similar.

Remember Kerry’s campaign and HIS “body man”? Entire media posts about the guy, how it was he was responsible for packing Kerry’s luggage (and carrying it) and even descriptions of HOW he packed the bags and the bags themselves.

I can’t imagine articles on George Bush having a “body man” and all that obsessive-compulsive detail about it like Kerry and Obama continue to include about their tedious and needy details.

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 9:14 AM

Obama’s “body man” Reggie even walks the so-called “family” dog…

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 9:15 AM

President El Cheapo expected the vendor to get a tingle up his leg and kick down with the goods.

Gang-of-One on September 24, 2010 at 9:16 AM

Un-Friggin-believable!

An argument could be made that Clinton won the Presidency because the “out of touch” narrative that the media created, stuck. Now, when their fav politician shows the same, if not worse, lack of “working joe” sense, they not only give him a pass, but make excuses for him.

Journalism has not only died, but become reanimated in an evil zombie like existence where their lust for liberalism has replaced brains as a their only craving. No amount of truth, facts, or boarded up windows will stop their mindless hunger to reach their ends by any means necessary.

alecj on September 24, 2010 at 9:16 AM

maybe if BO ate an apple each day it’ll help him release some of the BS he has stored up to his eyeballs.

jbh45 on September 24, 2010 at 9:23 AM

President El Cheapo expected the vendor to get a tingle up his leg and kick down with the goods.

Gang-of-One on September 24, 2010 at 9:16 AM

this is what I thought from the first I heard of this

The $1 was always meant to be a tip. That’s why he didn’t ask the price, just handed over $1.

He’s a gracious sovereign and thinks of the peasants, but Messiahs do not PAY for apples. The peasants are pleased to provide those for free just for being in the presence of The One.

inviolet on September 24, 2010 at 9:24 AM

I am betting that if someone ever handed Barack Obama a broom, he’d take it, laugh, look around for attention (and anyone with a camera), look back at the broom and then say, “well, what am I supposed to do with it?”

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:39 AM

Haha, or he would have handed it off to a republican and told them to clean up the mess they made and then ask them to give back the car keys.

scalleywag on September 24, 2010 at 9:38 AM

This story reminds me of the verbal exchange BiteMe had with the ice cream (or whatever it is called in WI) shop owner.

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 9:42 AM

The NPR link said that Reggie Love, an ObaMao aide and “body man” (their scare quotes) stepped in to pay for the balance owed on the apples. What is a “body man” and why does big O need one? Isn’t he covered by Secret Service protection?

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2010 at 8:55 AM

Remember when John F’n Kerry let it slip that he had a ‘man-servant’ to make him peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? I assume that ‘body-man’ is a slightly less effeminate term for the same thing.

slickwillie2001 on September 24, 2010 at 10:03 AM

O/T: anyone else noticed that the ‘Chrysler employees drunk and high’ story seems to have been kept out of the old media? Advertising threats maybe?

slickwillie2001 on September 24, 2010 at 10:29 AM

Are you sure Obama doesn’t think he deserves to have those apples (or for whatever else he wants) absolutely free? Doesn’t the KING own everything?

After all, it is ‘free publicity’ and ‘free advertising’ for the fruit stand seller.

Why hasn’t he/she grovel and kiss the ground teh WON walked on? Ungrateful peasants!

Sir Napsalot on September 24, 2010 at 10:43 AM

Didn’t any of you folks ever watch West Wing? A body man is the President’s personal aide or assistant. Goes pretty much everywhere the Prez goes, helps with planning and logistics, but is NOT associated with the President’s personal security–that’s the Secret Service.

stoutcat on September 24, 2010 at 10:44 AM

And O-Won made a big deal out of McCain not being able to use a computer??????

What a friggin’ loser.

GrannyDee on September 24, 2010 at 11:06 AM

GEE , isn’t it obvious this is a CLEVER trial run / triangulation ?
Obama is ready to roll out a ” DOLLAR STORE ” like in CUBA .
What will the currency be ?
YEN ?
Yes Virginia the ” Dollar store ” is a reality in CUBA .
Isnt this really what is going on with the AZ border ?
OBAMA allows illegals to flow into our country , steal jobs , avoid taxes ,wreck our entitlements THEN
SEND DOLLARS BACK TO MEXICO
Time honored COMMUNIST practices , nothing less

ELMO Q on September 24, 2010 at 11:20 AM

OK….let’s assume that the out-of-touch, jug-eared socialist is so insulated, that he honestly thought that apples cost a quarter each.

Wouldn’t you at least throw the owner a $5 or a $10 for his trouble?

Cheap little f–k, especially for a president in trouble and on a photo-op hunt!

Tim_CA on September 24, 2010 at 11:35 AM

He just doesn’t know how to convert Kenyan Shillings to dollars, still.

reaganaut on September 24, 2010 at 11:52 AM

Mr. Hope became a Dope.

“Hope ‘n Change” transitioned into “No Change”, as in no money left.

Schadenfreude on September 24, 2010 at 12:11 PM

DaydreamBeliever on September 24, 2010 at 8:37 AM

I agree, it was pretty new stuff back then. I was complaining because I couldn’t find the darn prices. I still complain about it occasionally.

Cindy Munford on September 24, 2010 at 12:36 PM

I am betting that if someone ever handed Barack Obama a broom, he’d take it, laugh, look around for attention (and anyone with a camera), look back at the broom and then say, “well, what am I supposed to do with it?”

Lourdes on September 24, 2010 at 8:39 AM

I’m reminded of the scene from “Coming to America” where McDowell hands Eddie Murphy the mop and bucket and he just pushes the bucket around.

Ditkaca on September 24, 2010 at 1:25 PM

The president does not eat, which is why he doesn’t grocery shop. He is THE DIVINE Highest of the High.

The president does not give off waste either, but if he did, there would be a specially certified “expert” who would be qualified, and properly equiped to wipe his you-know-what because it is below him to do so himself. He has “people for that” who are “Smart,” who attend Ivy League Universities,” and who are smarter than dumb Conservatives, dumb hicks who cling to their religion, their guns, and who are afraid of people who aren’t like them.

The President does not give off an offensive odor, for the fragances of all the flowers and fruites emanate from every pore of his ethereal body.

The president is a flawless, perfect being who we should all bow before, kiss his feet in adoration, and worship with every fiber of our beings, and with all our resources, at all times, praying to Him in humble submission and supplication.

Perhaps he will smile upon us and shower us with his Blessings!

William2006 on September 24, 2010 at 2:38 PM

William2006 on September 24, 2010 at 2:38 PM

Kim Jong-Obama?

coldwarrior on September 24, 2010 at 2:52 PM

To adhere to the very word of its every clause hardly is respectful to the Founding Fathers. They were revolutionaries who embraced change. That’s how we got here.

They were rev-olutionaries against tyranny, not rev-olutionaries for tyranny.

Luka on September 24, 2010 at 10:50 PM

To adhere to the very word of its every clause hardly is respectful to the Founding Fathers. They were r-evolutionaries who embraced change. That’s how we got here.

They were r-evolutionaries against tyranny, not r-evolutionaries for tyranny.

Luka on September 24, 2010 at 10:52 PM

Now, if it had been a police officer doing that he could lose his job over the implied bribe if the vendor did not complain.

But Obama is the chief police officer of the land, so complaining might be a life limiting experience, eh?

{^_^}

herself on September 25, 2010 at 3:59 AM

He probably forgot to grab some extra bills from his “Obama Stash” before leaving the White House this morning.

Kevin71 on September 26, 2010 at 10:07 AM

He believes apples should cost $0.25 each.

He also believes:

increasing benefits and increasing the number of people in the health insurance industry will bring costs down,

he can talk Imadinnerjacket out of his nuclear weapon program with some Harvard intellectual Ju-Jit-Su,

hiring an admitted tax cheat to run the US Treasury was not a problem,

putting hardcore, black social justice appointees in charge at the Department of Justice would not come back to bite his ass,

and that killing as many American babies as possible is one way to save the Social Security system.

Smart Power. We’re still waiting.

BobMbx on September 26, 2010 at 11:27 AM