It’s time once again to deal with the gaffes we inherited this week and choose the OOTW!  Just remember, the future must not belong to those who slack off on OOTW selections.  Hey, I know it’s tough to choose the biggest failure, but it’s your patriotic duty to make a choice.  And don’t blame anyone else if you’re confused, but at least take comfort in the fact that you’re in good company.


Previous weekly “winners” in 2012:

Previous Obamateurisms of the Year:

  • Giving 2 minutes of “shout-outs” before getting to the Fort Hood shooting (2009)
  • Obama leaves Clinton at press conference podium on tax deal to attend Christmas party (2010)
  • “I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president— with the possible exceptions of Johnson, F.D.R., and Lincoln.” (2011)

Got an Obamateurism of the Day? If you see a foul-up by Barack Obama, e-mail it to me at [email protected] 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.