Time to start considering which of the Obamateurisms of the Week deserve to compete for the final Obamateurism of the Year award — and you won’t find too many more interesting than these. Don’t just be a tourist; fulfill your dreams by casting a vote without making provisions for a fallback position. If you don’t and your choice doesn’t win, you have no one to complain to but yourself.
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)