Rush: Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian, Celebrity of the United States

posted at 6:41 pm on June 5, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

The Obama campaign has been making much ado about a few of their celebrity connections of late, getting Anna Wintour and Sarah Jessica Parker in on the act with ads unveiled during the weekend’s MTV movie awards to raise some dolla’ dolla’ bills for his reelection campaign. Mr. Limbaugh, to put it gently, is somewhat less than impressed with their campaign tactics (h/t Right Scoop). Ouch:

High-end fashion editor Anna Wintour is, I’m sure, an accomplished lady with quite the business acumen, and she’s certainly entitled her political opinions, but that’s not why any of Obama’s targets would listen to her. It’s because she’s helping to turn the Barack Obama presidency into something chic, trendy, and cool, lending her posh image to get kids to romanticize him instead of examining his policies. And hey, I can barely blame the Obama campaign for using this to their advantage — we’re a culture (most especially youth culture) inclined to eschewing critical thinking and revering celebrities’ opinions instead, and President Obama isn’t really helping to elevate the national consciousness. He won the youth vote last time by encouraging and going along with this type of thing, but maybe — just maybe — enough young people are sitting on their parents’ couches right about now to realize that celebrity mystique is a far cry from economic reality.


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The kid can play pinball, though.

Joe Mama on June 5, 2012 at 6:43 PM

I happened to hear that live and busted out laughing.

Even better than “Preezy”.

cozmo on June 5, 2012 at 6:43 PM

I don’t think a Kardashian could do as much damage.

Oil Can on June 5, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Deep thoughts with the Fashionista crowd.

Bmore on June 5, 2012 at 6:44 PM

At least Kardashian is good at marketing and scamming even bigger airheads out of their money.

Is Obama even qualified to do anything?

tetriskid on June 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

‘Has Become…????’

BigWyo on June 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Winter and Parker’s cool quotient is aimed at single professional women. They do not appeal to “kids” who are graduating college jobless, in debt and who could give a rat’s azz about fashion.

RedRedRice on June 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

First Fluke is a slut.
Now Obama is a Kardashian.

This War on Women™ simply has to stop.

de rigueur on June 5, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian, Celebrity of the United States

I heard that this morning and just about wrecked my car, I was laughing so hard!

kakypat on June 5, 2012 at 6:48 PM

At least Kim is cute.

Give her that.

65droptop on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

It’s because she’s helping to turn the Barack Obama presidency into something chic, trendy, and cool

Uh good luck with that.

Go RBNY on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

First Fluke is a slut.
Now Obama is a Kardashian.

This War on Women™ simply has to stop.

de rigueur on June 5, 2012 at 6:47 PM

LOL!

Womyn?

Wimmen. ;o)

kakypat on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I don’t think a Kardashian could do as much damage.

Oil Can on June 5, 2012 at 6:44 PM

Lamar Odum’s career begs to differ.

Kataklysmic on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Yes. El Rushbo nailed it. Perfect.

Rixon on June 5, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Hope he passes on the amateur porn tape. Moochelle I could not handle.

CW on June 5, 2012 at 6:50 PM

It’s a little different. The 18 year old kids that voted for him back then are now 22 and looking for jobs and wondering why their life still sucks.

And the current 18 year old kids see Obama as “the man” because heck, they were just in junior high school when all the Hope & Change silliness was going on.

Things are different.

ButterflyDragon on June 5, 2012 at 6:51 PM

First Fluke is a slut.
Now Obama is a Kardashian.

This War on Women™ simply has to stop.

de rigueur on June 5, 2012 at 6:47 PM

We aren’t talking about Khloe, are we?

:P

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian, Celebrity of the United States

When was he ever NOT? He’s not exactly Churchillian. Maybe that’s why he got rid of Churchill’s bust.

Paul-Cincy on June 5, 2012 at 6:52 PM

At least Kim is cute.

Give her that.

65droptop on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Parts of her, maybe.

Spliff Menendez on June 5, 2012 at 6:52 PM

At least Kim is cute.

Give her that.

65droptop on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Sorry, but having a big posterior and a sex tape do not register in my definition of ‘cute.’

If it weren’t for the Octomom, Kim would be the ugliest no-talent hack disguised as a celebrity that we as a society have ever had to endure.

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian, Celebrity of the United States

Oh, please. There is no evidence to suggest that any of the Kardashians can read a teleprompter.

Lily on June 5, 2012 at 6:54 PM

After Obowma is dragged kicking and screaming from the White House…

… his ‘celebrity’ will be insufferable for the next fifty years.

Traveling the world, dumping on America, it should be a hoot…

Seven Percent Solution on June 5, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian

Golden. Pure GOLD.

petefrt on June 5, 2012 at 6:55 PM

“has become”?

Nah, he always was a Pimp, in charge of a Circus. It’s just now becoming very evident, for the blind.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Even Peggy Noonan thinks that “he is good looking”, the poor bat.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 6:58 PM

*sigh* It’s things like this that really make me miss Reagan.

At least he was a SAG card-carrying celebrity.

tru2tx on June 5, 2012 at 7:00 PM

‘Has Become…????’

BigWyo on June 5, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Exactly.

Oh, and I agree with the opinion that this ad campaign was targeted to single professional women. But then, not many single professional women I know watch MTV. Am I wrong?

And moreover … Obama will win single women by major double digits. His problem is that he’s losing married women by 17 points, and white men by 27 points.

Nicole Coulter on June 5, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Huh Kim became famous for *ucking Ray J and now Obama will be famous for *ucking America…..

Both were successful even though they really had done nothing to deserve it. I wonder if Kim will receive a Nobel.

CW on June 5, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Now this is saying something… The Kardassians, as WORTHLESS as they are have PRODUCED MORE than Barry Soetoro!

Heck, they’ve even created jobs!

wildcat72 on June 5, 2012 at 7:03 PM

LOL!

Womyn?

Wimmen. ;o)

kakypat on June 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

I always thought it was pronounced: woe-mine.

squint on June 5, 2012 at 7:04 PM

Who the hell are these Kardashians that I keep hearing about? These are the daughters of the guy who helped OJ walk and then felt guilty about it, right?

What are their qualifications for their image and/or sound to be broadcast at me through the mass media?

JohnGalt23 on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

wildcat72 on June 5, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Plus she’s a lot easier on the eyes than Jug-ears.

AZCoyote on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Holy bimbo morph-master, Batman! Just 4 years ago, he was Paris Hilton!

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 7:07 PM

What are their qualifications for their image and/or sound to be broadcast at me through the mass media?

JohnGalt23 on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Same qualifications that Obama had to be president: none.

AZCoyote on June 5, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Brilliant, Rush.

rbj on June 5, 2012 at 7:07 PM

What are their qualifications for their image and/or sound to be broadcast at me through the mass media?

JohnGalt23 on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

A fat, slutty, but kind of pretty girl with large, fake breasts. If you understand how our under-30s think…what’s not to like? She’s perfectly qualified to lead our youth (who can’t find Kansas on a map).

Jaibones on June 5, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Anna Wintour is cutting-edge for young hipsters? Uhhhh…ok. I doubt your average 20-something could pick her out of a two person lineup.

Bishop on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Plus she’s a lot easier on the eyes than Jug-ears.

AZCoyote on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

If the military grade spanx that’s holding her figure together were to let go it would let off with the force of a WMD.

wildcat72 on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Sean Hannity hardest hit. (He did call Kim Kardashian a role model on his show.)

RedRobin145 on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

I always thought it was pronounced: woe-mine.

squint on June 5, 2012 at 7:04 PM

For some men, that would make a lot of sense. ;o)

kakypat on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

A fat, slutty, but kind of pretty girl with large, fake breasts.

Jaibones on June 5, 2012 at 7:09 PM

You say that like it’s a bad thing.

Bishop on June 5, 2012 at 7:16 PM

The Kardashian girls are smarter than little Bammie.

slickwillie2001 on June 5, 2012 at 7:16 PM

If the economy had been roaring along and unemployment non-existent, would celebrity dinners have been a more appropriate strategy?

I would think a celebrity driven campaign would have more influence if the nation was rolling in money, bread and circuses.

Capt_Nemo on June 5, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Hey, say what you will about KK, but she’s an astute businesswoman and capitalist. She could hardly do worse than Obama and might actually do a few good things.

Seriously – who would you rather have running your company? Someone who has shown they can make money or someone like Obama. hee hee

kim roy on June 5, 2012 at 7:17 PM

If it weren’t for the Octomom, Kim would be the ugliest no-talent hack disguised as a celebrity that we as a society have ever had to endure.

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 6:53 PM

I’d still hit it,….repeatedly! Oh no please, I don’t mean Octomom.

Alabama Infidel on June 5, 2012 at 7:18 PM

He won the youth vote last time by encouraging and going along with this type of thing, but maybe — just maybe — enough young people are sitting on their parents’ couches right about now to realize that celebrity mystique is a far cry from economic reality.

…..because in Obamas’ Food Stamp America they can’t find a friggin’ J-O-B!

4 MORE YEARS
4 MORE YEARS
4 MORE YEARS

We want more of this.
We want more of this.

4 more years!!!

PappyD61 on June 5, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Even Peggy Noonan thinks that “he is good looking”, the poor bat.

Schadenfreude on June 5, 2012 at 6:58 PM

***does she have to say this to prove she’s not a racist?

Sssssssssssoooooo transparent these pundits are.

We can see that even from far way in Possum Holler.

PappyD61 on June 5, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Careful, Rush! Kim’s boyfriend Kanye might snatch your microphone and declare Beyonce the real winner!

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 7:24 PM

The youth vote will split two ways.

The youth who, against all odds and Hussein’s damaging policies have managed to find a job in this atrocious economy. A lot of these people will largely break right.

The youth who, wymins studies and linguistics double majors, blame Bush and want to tax the evil rich to get the free stuff they *deserve*. These people will all break left.

As for Anna Wintour and Horseface being cool with either demographic? Uh, highly unlikely.

CorporatePiggy on June 5, 2012 at 7:24 PM

I’d still hit it,….repeatedly! Oh no please, I don’t mean Octomom.

Alabama Infidel on June 5, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Take off the spanx and Kim is probably even saggier than Octomom, uh, “down there”.

wildcat72 on June 5, 2012 at 7:26 PM

If the military grade spanx that’s holding her figure together were to let go it would let off with the force of a WMD.

wildcat72 on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Negative. There are endless bikini shots of her online. Paparazzi stuff, not airbrushed. The girl is stacked.

Go RBNY on June 5, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Who the hell are these Kardashians that I keep hearing about? These are the daughters of the guy who helped OJ walk and then felt guilty about it, right?

THAT guy (Kim’s original father) died of cancer long ago. Not missed one bit.

The current father is befouled former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, who has the dubious standing of having a more lifeless face than Nancy Pelosi’s.

What are their qualifications for their image and/or sound to be broadcast at me through the mass media?

JohnGalt23 on June 5, 2012 at 7:06 PM

A big [butt], a sex tape, and a mother-manager who was more than willing to market that sex tape to the world.

Ryan Seacrest has had so much involvement in their “careers” (his production company executive produces all of their “reality shows”) that he should be tried for crimes against humanity.

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM

If only our “marriage” with Choom had lasted a mere 72 days…..

Resist We Much on June 5, 2012 at 7:32 PM

The Kardashian girls are smarter than little Bammie.

slickwillie2001 on June 5, 2012 at 7:16 PM

…they don’t need telepromtors either!

KOOLAID2 on June 5, 2012 at 7:32 PM

— we’re a culture (most especially youth culture) inclined to eschewing critical thinking and revering celebrities’ opinions instead, and President Obama isn’t really helping to elevate the national consciousness.

Yup. Zippy 0′Bozo was a pinhead from Day One and the 52% dolt vote got him in.

And if Americans were stupid enough to put zer0 in, they’re stupid enough to keep him in.

MisterElephant on June 5, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Sean Hannity hardest hit. (He did call Kim Kardashian a role model on his show.)

RedRobin145 on June 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Still less dubious a move than alleged “conservative” radio host Bill Cunningham outing himself as a liberal Democrat over Ohio Senate Bill 5.

Just sayin’…

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Hey, say what you will about KK, but she’s an astute businesswoman and capitalist. She could hardly do worse than Obama and might actually do a few good things.

Seriously – who would you rather have running your company? Someone who has shown they can make money or someone like Obama. hee hee

kim roy on June 5, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Kim’s mom Kris is the brains of the family. She sure knows how to pimp out her family.

RedRobin145 on June 5, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Yes, indeed.

Pork-Chop on June 5, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Kim’s mom Kris is the brains of the family. She sure knows how to pimp out her family.

RedRobin145 on June 5, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Maybe Mom should run for Preezy. Nah. KK has to have a few brains. Look what happened to other pimped out kids like Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears. KK still has a few wits and not strung out.

kim roy on June 5, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Nailed it! Rush is right 99.7% of the time.

Christian Conservative on June 5, 2012 at 7:55 PM

BO. Born with a silver coke spoon in his mouth.

WeekendAtBernankes on June 5, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Sorry, but having a big posterior and a sex tape do not register in my definition of ‘cute.’

If it weren’t for the Octomom, Kim would be the ugliest no-talent hack disguised as a celebrity that we as a society have ever had to endure.

Myron Falwell on June 5, 2012 at 6:53 PM

A couple of weeks ago, Conan said that Octomom’s porno movie had a bigger opening than The Avengers.

slickwillie2001 on June 5, 2012 at 8:12 PM

Kim Kardashian reminds me of that hilarious Spinal Tap song (can’t think of the name) with a line something like: ‘I just can’t her behind‘.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Hopefully, next January, the new reality program will be “The Obama’s, At Home In Chicago”.

RADIOONE on June 5, 2012 at 8:56 PM

That’s: ‘I just can’t leave her behind‘.

heh

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on June 5, 2012 at 9:38 PM

I think Erika and Rush both missed the really significant thing about the MTV ad. If it’s an attempt to represent cool to the youth vote, it’s a really strange one. Sarah Jessica Parker is 47. Anna Wintour is 64. They’re not just old enough to be the parents of MTV’s current target audience, they’re older than that audience’s parents. That makes them definitely not cool.

Furthermore, I’ll bet MTV’s target audience doesn’t even know who they are.

John Reece

kd6rxl on June 5, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Say what you will about KK…brilliant marketing, good business woman..seriously beautiful face.+.those are not fake boobs…and perfectly appalling taste in men..!!!!

Xango Annie on June 5, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Let me tell you precisely what they are doing while visiting Dad’s couch… Dad is keeping it pretty simple. He has two 19 year old twins sitting on his couch – briefly – and they have just finished their freshmen year at a California State University. Dad says, do you know what the unemployment rate of this years college graduates are? Well, they know – Dad has made sure of that. Dad just asks, do you think there is connection between this President and that unemployment rate? Like whatever, boys. Just think about what you want that unemployment rate to be three years from now. That’s my input.

profits101 on June 5, 2012 at 11:25 PM

The Kardashian girls are smarter than little Bammie.

slickwillie2001 on June 5, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Yes. Rush’s comment was an insult to the Kardashians, quite frankly.

UltimateBob on June 6, 2012 at 12:49 AM

A fat, slutty, but kind of pretty girl with large, fake breasts.

Jaibones on June 5, 2012 at 7:09 PM

You say that like it’s a bad thing.

Bishop on June 5, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Exactly. Like Walter (Jeff Dunham) says, I don’t understand the whole Muslim 72 virgins thing. Give me 72 really slutty broads who know what they’re doing.

SKYFOX on June 6, 2012 at 6:04 AM

Obama has become Barack Hussein Kardashian, Celebrity of the United States

The problem is that more of the real people probably know who she is that know who he is….

Maybe, he’ll dump Joe and ask Kim….naw.

Don L on June 6, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Not to link the two because of their, um, er, ‘heritage’ but the effectiveness of their tenures shows a certain parallel… The link is that each of these gentlemen took on their responsibility as if they were entitled to perform to their own expectations, rather than their employers.

The two I speak of? Barach Obama (POTUS) and Michael Steele (Previous Head of the RNC).

Jus’ sayin’

socalcon on June 6, 2012 at 7:08 AM

I almost ran off the road when I heard that. Rush needs to issue a warning before he gives us a really good line like that.

Kissmygrits on June 6, 2012 at 9:43 AM