March 25, 2009

Goin' noook-yooler

The rightwing blogger who called Bush "a man of extraordinary vision and brilliance approaching to genius" mocks Obama for mispronouncing the word "Orion."

Good gravy. A quick look back at the past master of eloquence:

"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream." -LaCrosse, Wis., Oct. 18, 2000

"Africa is a nation that suffers from incredible disease." -Gothenburg, Sweden, June 14, 2001

"I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family." -Greater Nashua, N.H., Jan. 27, 2000

"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator." CNN, Dec. 18, 2000

"I hear there's rumors on the Internets that we're going to have a draft." -second presidential debate, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8, 2004

"You work three jobs? ... Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that." -to a divorced mother of three, Omaha, Nebraska, Feb. 4, 2005

"They misunderestimated me." -Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000

"Rarely is the questioned asked: Is our children learning?" -Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000

"The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants." -Jan. 2001

"I don't care what the polls say. I don't. I'm doing what I think what's wrong." George W Bush, New York Times, 15th March 2000

"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program." -St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000

"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." -Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004

"There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on - shame on you. Fool me - you can't get fooled again." -Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2002

"But I also made it clear to (Vladimir Putin) that it's important to think beyond the old days of when we had the concept that if we blew each other up, the world would be safe." -May 1, 2001

"Neither in French nor in English nor in Mexican." -April 21, 2001

"A lot of times in the rhetoric, people forget the facts. And the facts are that thousands of small businesses - Hispanically owned or otherwise - pay taxes at the highest marginal rate." -speaking to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, March 19, 2001

"You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.' -Feb. 21, 2001

"Will the highways on the internet become more few?" -Concord, New Hampshire, Jan. 29, 2000

"Redefining the role of the United States from enablers to keep the peace to enablers to keep the peace from peacekeepers is going to be an assignment." -Jan. 2001

I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure." -Jan. 2001

"The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorize himself." -Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 29, 2003

-- And that was WITH a teleprompter. (thanks to Shower at fark for the quotes)

Bonus: the same rightwingnut blogger, Hindrocket from powerdump, enthusiastically supported the Disasta from Alaska Sarah "durrrr????" Failin.

Bonus 2: Letterman's 'Teleprompter Vs. No Teleprompter.'