"By the way, all the jokes here are brought to you by our friends at Goldman Sachs. So you don't have to worry, they make money whether you laugh or not"
delmoi, apparently he considered canceling, and then made sure to make some remarks about the disaster so as not to appear clueless... It's a weird convergence of events, but this is a major annual event.
The WHCA dinner is loathsome and degraded.
Personally I don't think Stewart's a very good interviewer. He's got some good ones in there when he hunkers down and seriously talks to a guest, and whenever BriWi's on it's a serious display of manlove.
Ok, maybe he already greeted him or whatever, but in my mind, Obama only invited him in order to sabotage him.
I'm tired of people criticizing Pres. Obama for not fixing the issue at the tip of your tongue immediately. Because, as it turns out, things do get done, things get addressed, even if it's not quick enough.
A fruity voice was reading out a list of figures which had something to do with the production of pig-iron... Winston turned a switch and the voice sank somewhat, though the words were still distinguishable. The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely.
How about running up troops in Afghanistan after he promised to get our troops home?
And please don't tell me that the American people, going into the last election, did not believe heart-and-soul that Obama was 'going to bring the troops home', period.
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