Open thread: Politicians, media gather in D.C. to celebrate politicians, media

posted at 7:01 pm on April 27, 2013 by Allahpundit

Ed had his say about the WHCD earlier this afternoon and I’ve had mine, over and over, in various annual threads since 2006. Let me add two thoughts. One: For better and for worse, the atmosphere is different when there’s a Republican in office than when there’s a Democrat. When the GOP holds the White House, there’s an element of suspense that the comedian hired to deliver the keynote will crap all over the president the way Colbert did to Bush in 2006. No chance of that for the next four years, but that means you can watch tonight for the laughs with little fear of feeling annoyed tomorrow. Two: Brokaw’s right that this is a narcissistic freak show, to the point where attendees have had to invent self-deprecating slang for it to distance themselves ironically. I’ll never agree, though, that it poses some sort of threat to the media’s credibility. To repeat a point I made last year when Brokaw started his yearly kvetching about the WHCD:

Does anyone really believe that the vast majority of the public even knows what the WHCD is, let alone has some strong ethical objection to it? In a way, his assumption about the public significance of the event reflects the same sort of Beltway myopia that he’s criticizing.

In fairness to Brokaw, arguably he’s making a more subtle point — not that the public is reacting negatively to the WHCD but rather that the press itself is more apt to cocoon itself in Beltway culture because of sleazy networking and stargazing opportunities like the WHCD. If I thought getting rid of their prom would help peel away that cocoon, I’d take his side. But I don’t. The media is an industry and it’ll have its own industry culture whether or not everyone puts on tuxes one night a year and gladhands the Real Housewives of D.C. or whoever semi-ironically on the red carpet. Pauline Kael once said she didn’t understand how Nixon had won since no one she knew had voted for him. I don’t think nerdprom was her problem.

There are lots and lots and lots of reasons to distrust and dislike the media, especially if you’re a conservative, but I’d bet not one in 100 people surveyed at random would name the WHCD as one of them. Not five in 100 would even know what the WHCD is. To treat this as some sort of problem is, however inadvertently, to minimize their real sins. No one would care about them spending an evening posing for pictures with the “Duck Dynasty” guys if they didn’t need to be browbeaten into covering the Gosnell trial. Have a ball tonight, water-carriers.

The show gets rolling at around 9 or 9:30 ET with Obama and then Conan O’Brien as keynoter, but the red carpet (yes, really) has already begun. If you want to watch any or all of it, it’s airing live right now on C-SPAN. The only really notable attendee I’ve read about today is NRA President David Keene, who’ll be a guest of the Washington Times. Expect plenty of uncomfortable reaction shots from him once O and O’Brien get rolling on the gun-rights lobby.


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Going to skip it..y’all have fun

cmsinaz on April 27, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Conan is always hilarious, but I’ll wait until tomorrow to catch his performance.

vegconservative on April 27, 2013 at 7:11 PM

‘Hello? Gosnell?’: Small group of protestors crashes media’s ‘nerd prom’ [photos]

http://twitchy.com/2013/04/27/hello-gosnell-small-group-of-protestors-crashes-medias-nerd-prom-photos/

idesign on April 27, 2013 at 7:12 PM

The Heritage Foundation and the Franklin Center presented conservative journalist, commentator, Fox News contributor and entrepreneur Michelle Malkin with the second annual Breitbart Award on Thursday for relentlessly pursuing the truth while empowering citizen journalists to do the same.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/04/25/Michelle-Malkin-Wins-Breitbart-Award

davidk on April 27, 2013 at 7:14 PM

So many creeps together in one place at at one time.

VorDaj on April 27, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I would rather gouge out my eyes than sit through thirty seconds of this.

Jack_Burton on April 27, 2013 at 7:18 PM

I find it distasteful that this site deliberately chooses ‘ugly’ pictures of president Obama to go along with its posts
 
nonpartisan on March 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM

rogerb on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Want-to-be’s
Hurling
Corruptive
Deceptions

Rovin on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

The best whcd ever will be the one where Alex Jones and his megaphone are invited by desperate CNN to sit at its table with Musket Morgan.

I will wuvs it to bitcoins.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:21 PM

Only an@l lube out numbers the amount of sniveling, navel gazing suck up media in that cesspool

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I find it distasteful that this site deliberately chooses ‘ugly’ pictures of president Obama to go along with its posts

nonpartisan on March 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM

rogerb on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

But, HA’s intentions are noble.

lol

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:22 PM

I find it distasteful that this site deliberately chooses ‘ugly’ pictures of president Obama to go along with its posts

nonpartisan on March 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM

rogerb on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Thanks for this, rogerb.
Partisan is just used to staring up at the taint view.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Like the Academy Awards, another media mutual admiration society event the elevates the media to a higher level of importance than it should have. With politicians and self-important media personalities sucking up to each other.

farsighted on April 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

you could tell at the end that [Obama] was missing [his comedic timing] on purpose…prob to connect by seeming more ordinary and not to show up Conan O’Brien.

nonpartisan on Tomorrow

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I find it distasteful that this site deliberately chooses ‘ugly’ pictures of president Obama to go along with its posts

nonpartisan on March 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM

rogerb on April 27, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Thanks for this, rogerb.
Partisan is just used to staring up at the taint view.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

What the Sam Hill happened there?

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Politicians, media gather in D.C. to celebrate

…it’s a HOOKER CONVENTION?

KOOLAID2 on April 27, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Meghan McCain ‏@MeghanMcCain 6h
There’s a specific type of guy that hits on me for no other reason than he wants to be a congressman and thinks I could be a great accessory
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She’s the gift that keeps on giving…

Blake on April 27, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Is there going to be a QOTD for folks who could care less about self important people being self important around their peers?

I already started drinking and may pass out before a QOTD.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 7:33 PM

barf

ctmom on April 27, 2013 at 7:34 PM

The WHCD: The only place where Lindsay Lohan has as much credibility as everyone else in the room.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:34 PM

Is there going to be a QOTD for folks who could care less about self important people being self important around their peers?

I already started drinking and may pass out before a QOTD.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Ahhh…keep your pants on.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Meghan McCain ‏@MeghanMcCain 6h
There’s a specific type of guy that hits on me for no other reason than he wants to be a congressman and thinks I could be a great accessory
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She’s the gift that keeps on giving…

Blake on April 27, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Speaking of wh0res.
Only if I needed a blow up doll or a floatations device shaped as a hog, I’d call you maybe

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Ahhh…keep your pants on.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Too late, by a long time.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Ahhh…keep your pants on.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Too late, by a long time.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 7:38 PM

By about 24 hours.

Cozmo don’t need no steekin’ pants at the week-end.

:-)

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Meghan McCain ‏@MeghanMcCain 6h
There’s a specific type of guy that hits on me for no other reason than he wants to be a congressman and thinks I could be a great accessory
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She’s the gift that keeps on giving…

Blake on April 27, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Snort. Guys only hit on you, Rich Man’s Snooki, because they want to get elected? Your ‘Ride or Die’ motto couldn’t possibly have ANYTHING to do with it.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 7:52 PM

One big steaming pile.

Where are those darn jihadies when you really need them?/

S. D. on April 27, 2013 at 7:57 PM

From AllahP’s post:

For better and for worse, the atmosphere is different when there’s a Republican in office than when there’s a Democrat.

This may be true, but it’s more than that; go back and watch Reagan, GHWB, Clinton, Bush. They were self-deprecating, gracious, and threw a light needle back at the press.

Compare and contrast to the Narcissist-in-chief, who finds a full-on target for an ungracious attack.

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM

It is time we all came together to worship bat face.

tom daschle concerned on April 27, 2013 at 8:04 PM

Meh. I’ll wait for QOTD instead.

22044 on April 27, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Pic of the Day: Your Tax Dollars At Work In San Francisco. Yes, D*cks Are Involved.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 8:05 PM

It’s the right color too!

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:07 PM

A better way to spend your time…watching Ronald Reagan at the WHCD:

1986 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHJmjpxuEuk

1987 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd6Wd5H7JLA

1988 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP6WCxBBrmo

Now that’s class.

theotherone on April 27, 2013 at 8:11 PM

I’ve got grilled chicken, some home-made beans, a tossed green salad and boxing on HBO.

The nerds will have to do without my attention.

trigon on April 27, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Ahhh…keep your pants on.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Too late, by a long time.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 7:38 PM

O_o

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:13 PM

It’s a conspiracy.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:14 PM

Now that’s class.

theotherone on April 27, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Damn right!

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Have a ball tonight, water-carriers.

Awfully close to “spear-carriers.” Just sayin’.

de rigueur on April 27, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Useless hacks, clueless entertainers, worthless politicians.

pat on April 27, 2013 at 8:30 PM

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Is your strike button stuck?

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Awfully close to “spear-carriers.” Just sayin’.

de rigueur on April 27, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Speaking of ‘spear-carriers’…

Yesterday’s Pic of the Day: Harpooned

Ouch.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 8:34 PM

Is your strike button stuck?

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:32 PM

I think the whole site is stuck. Where the heck is everybody?

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Where’s a rogue drone when you need one?

GarandFan on April 27, 2013 at 8:43 PM

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Drinkin’ ya’ prude.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 8:43 PM

I think the whole site is stuck. Where the heck is everybody?

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM

They’re all waiting with eager anticipation for Our Savior and President for Life Obama to tell this year’s WHCD jokes.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Drinkin’ ya’ prude.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 8:43 PM

Isn’t that why God invented the smartphone?

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:45 PM

They’re all waiting with eager anticipation for Our Savior and President for Life Obama to tell this year’s WHCD jokes.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:45 PM

I will puke if I try to watch that crap.

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Awfully close to “spear-carriers.” Just sayin’.

de rigueur on April 27, 2013 at 8:29 PM

George Burns used to do a bit about a golf club so exclusive that they had one guy to carry your clubs, another to carry your tee, yet another to carry your balls.

I’ve thought of the media since then as ball-carriers for our current president!

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Comparisons with The Oscars™ are invidious. This farce has devolved into the silly sleaziness of the foreign press Golden Globes in the 80s.

Anyone remember when “actress” Pia Zadora “won” New Star of the Year (over Kathleen Turner in “Body Heat”!) for her role in a film no one had seen? Of course, by comparison to WHCD celeb Lindsay Lohan, Pia was Bette, Joan, Kate, and Vivien rolled, so to speak, into one.

de rigueur on April 27, 2013 at 8:47 PM

Isn’t that why God invented the smartphone?

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Dunno’, don’t have one.

cozmo on April 27, 2013 at 8:48 PM

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Is your strike button stuck?

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:32 PM

I blame Bush /

Is there gonna be a QOTD? If I have to stay here any longer, I’m gonna have to boil myself.
Tell the cats you can’t play right now and get to it already!

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:52 PM

No QOTD today. Jokes of the Day, instead.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 8:55 PM

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Early quotes of the day bring on idle speculation about AP’s social life. By me.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

I always thought W did a good job at this event. I haven’t watched The Won, I can’t imagine watching him on purpose.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2013 at 9:00 PM

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Early quotes of the day bring on idle speculation about AP’s social life. By me.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Somebody has to put the cats into proper dining attire. :)

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:01 PM

I remember when if one knew a DC correspondent one could negotiate for a ticket…so long as one paid for drinks after at some fashionable DC dive for the journo and his date as well as your own. Rarely any “celebrities.” Rarely. Us yuppies back in the day also were able to get invites to a lot of foreign-sponsored dinners which wished to have more Americans represented. Free food. Free drink. Make a few contacts.

Now, this annual review of who’s who in Hollywood? Might as well be one of those staged celebrity roasts…all celebrity…few journalists.

And get in without a celebrity in tow…forget it.

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:04 PM

One of the talking headettes on CNN just reported that she asked AG Holder tonight, in light of the recent terrorist attack, if it’s okay to laugh. Holder said yes, it’s okay to laugh.

So there’s that.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 9:06 PM

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:04 PM

And the “celebrities” probably deduct a huge chunk of money from their taxes because it’s a charity (?) event.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Holder said yes, it’s okay to laugh.

So there’s that.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 9:06 PM

It is OK to laugh. Of course, when all are laughing it makes marching them off to the gulag so much easier.

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Cracking jokes while our nation is at war and the person that they are honoring, as well as the press, is helping our enemies. Everyone at this thing is guilty of treason as far as I’m concerned.

WhatSlushfund on April 27, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2013 at 9:06 PM

And who said there were no free lunches dinners?

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:08 PM

It is time we all came together to worship bat face.

tom daschle concerned on April 27, 2013 at 8:04 PM

Hahahaha! Love the mental image, but watching paint dry would be more interesting.

PatriotGal2257 on April 27, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Tar. Feathers.

bitsy on April 27, 2013 at 9:12 PM

I wish that AP would say if there is no QOTD on the last post of the day. Is it just me?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Over at MSNBC, their coverage of the WHCD is by a bunch of people I don’t recognize. They all look like they’re about 18. I guess the regulars are at the dinner yukking it up with their idols and trying to get George Clooney’s autograph.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:04 PM

I’ve always been thankful for your service, CW; as time goes on, I find myself somewhat envious of your front-row seat.

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

I wish that AP would say if there is no QOTD on the last post of the day. Is it just me?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

See above, by AP “in lieu of QOTD”

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

oba-mao and his marxist minions have corrupted this whole affair. He is the anti-Christ.

ultracon on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

I wish that AP would say if there is no QOTD on the last post of the day. Is it just me?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:14 PM

See above, by AP “in lieu of QOTD”

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Sh!t. I’m out of here.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:19 PM

oba-mao and his marxist minions have corrupted this whole affair. He is the anti-Christ.

ultracon on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

stop being a drama queen and enjoy the night of brevity

Obama has a fantastic sense of humor (great timing) and performance

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Sh!t. I’m out of here.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Don’t leave yet – effectively, this is the QOTD.

Pour yourself something *clinky* and stay put!

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Obama has a fantastic sense of humor (great timing) and performance

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Um, no.

If you could look up from picking the corn from his sh!t, you’d see he has neither.

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Lying liars and those who fellate. and enable them

Rio Linda Refugee on April 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Thank you.

Was a different time, really. Had friends who lived in fixer-uppers on the Hill, or like me out in a place called Reston, a new planned community (gone downhill these days) and there weren’t a lot of us making ooodles of money. Block parties were common, found out one of your neighbors might be a young CNN correspondent, now really gone to seed, beard and all…and newsy sorts were actually journalists. Dems could be civil. And Adams-Morgan was just picking up as a cool place to hang out.

It has all changed. Last time I was down there could hardly recognize the place. And expensive.

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:25 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Proof? From accepted sources? Or, is this just another Obama’s the smartest man in the world, but I offer no proof statement from rumpswabs such as yourself?

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Read it again. I still didn’t see it? Oh well.

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Read it again. I still didn’t see it? Oh well.

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Made you look!

/couldn’t help myself

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

By Who? Link?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Proof? From accepted sources? Or, is this just another Obama’s the smartest man in the world, but I offer no proof statement from rumpswabs such as yourself?

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:27 PM

OK, you got me!

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:23 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

The only one lauding always has a great view of dear leader’s taint.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Obama has a fantastic sense of humor (great timing) and performance

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Is that why America elected Obama?

Thought he was elected President, not stand-up material.

Reagan could do both, effortlessly, and well.

Obama can do neither.

TOTUS, however, does a smashing good job.

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Sour mash + formatting = bad mix.
Will try again!

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Proof? From accepted sources? Or, is this just another Obama’s the smartest man in the world, but I offer no proof statement from rumpswabs such as yourself?

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:26 PM

I think the source is the 18 yr. old Obama suckup on MSNBC who just said so.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

By Who? Link?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama

the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

the democratico-liberal-entertainment complex orgy…..

food, booze, and a lot of leg humping.

ted c on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

*clink!*

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

How about I highjack this thread with some real news.

Surprise.

http://weaselzippers.us/2013/04/27/russian-wiretap-caught-boston-bomber-talking-about-jihad-with-his-mother/

MontanaMmmm on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

stop being a drama queen and enjoy the night of brevity

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

LMFAO You are an idiot.

tom daschle concerned on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Proof? From accepted sources? Or, is this just another Obama’s the smartest man in the world, but I offer no proof statement from rumpswabs such as yourself?

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

The only joke that is funny is you.

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

stop being a drama queen and enjoy the night of brevity

Obama has a fantastic sense of humor (great timing) and performance

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Why did the evening last only 15 minutes.

RickB on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

You are obviously the one in the best position to choke on something….

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

By Who? Link?

KCB on April 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama

the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

MSNBC? You really are a joke, taint boy.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

You are chokin, chicken it’s what’s for dinner.

MontanaMmmm on April 27, 2013 at 9:31 PM

The only one lauding always has a great view of dear leader’s taint.

RovesChins on April 27, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Thank you. Finally helped me figure out what that old Soft Cell song was about. :-)

coldwarrior on April 27, 2013 at 9:32 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama

the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Heh. That settles it then.

Curtiss on April 27, 2013 at 9:32 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama

the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

MSNBC has been widely accepted as a non-partisan source, of course.

Who was on this panel? And, did they all have napkins handy, so that the chin-juice from our leader could be wiped off during the break?

massrighty on April 27, 2013 at 9:33 PM

he’s been lauded as the funniest president during these WHCDs so you’re wrong

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:24 PM

The opinions of those residing in Obama Colon Condos do not count.

Historian Michael Beschloss: Yeah. Even aside from the fact of electing the first African American President and whatever one’s partisan views this is a guy whose IQ is off the charts — I mean you cannot say that he is anything but a very serious and capable leader and — you know — You and I have talked about this for years …

Imus: Well. What is his IQ?

Historian Michael Beschloss: … our system doesn’t allow those people to become President, those people meaning people THAT smart and THAT capable

Imus: What is his IQ?

Historian Michael Beschloss: Pardon?

Imus: What is his IQ?

Historian Michael Beschloss: Uh. I would say it’s probably – he’s probably the smartest guy ever to become President.

Imus: What is his IQ?

Historian Michael Beschloss: Crickets

Like I said yesterday, you are one of the most naive, ignorant, least-informed person or a combination thereof people that I have ever had the misfortune of encountering. I say ‘misfortune’ because I feel terribly bad for you. It’s just an all-around pitiful situation.

Resist We Much on April 27, 2013 at 9:33 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama

the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

choke on it!

nonpartisan on April 27, 2013 at 9:30 PM

they were just talking about it on MSNBC, and they showed clips of reagan, bush, clinton, and obama, the panel concluded that obama was the funniest

Partisans favorite comedian!

choke on it!

Partisans favorite pastime!

VegasRick on April 27, 2013 at 9:34 PM

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