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Obama Slow Jams Republican-Bashing

by Keith Koffler on April 25, 2012, 7:29 am

Thought you might want to see this. It’s starts out with potential, but just becomes so awkward, with Obama using what could have been a funny moment just to promote his political message. Notice how Jimmy Fallon’s singer jumps eagerly in with a swipe at Republicans and even a gratuitous putdown of Tim Tebow.

This is ridiculous. If the president is going to degrade his office by appearing in some comedy stunt, he ought to at least be funny about it.

I like how Jimmy Fallon assumes Obama actually talks to Congress about these initiatives he’s been putting out. I’ve seen no evidence the president is making any calls at all. This stuff is pure politics. Meanwhile, someone’s supposed to be governing the country.

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Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 7:35 am

I couldn’t watch between he and his camera shy wife America looks like it’s run
by two rejects from William Morris. Truly shameful can I get an ‘Amen’ on that?

Florida Girl April 25, 2012 at 8:21 am

Amen, Lizzy!!! I can’t watch either. I don’t like his cadence when he isn’t trying to be Mr. Comedian pResident, let alone for this. He is really taken his day job to new lows. No respect for the office or America. Just the fact they would cut down Tim Tebow made me not watch!!!!!

ol gator April 25, 2012 at 8:39 am

Caesar is reclining among fools and harlots…
putting down those who speak the truth. Promoting division & mocking those who rightfully disagree.. meanwhile rome is burning…

when your throwing mud on others,
you not only dirty yourself,
but you lose a lot of ground…

ol gator April 25, 2012 at 8:40 am

…a quote from Ravi Zacharias

Florida Girl April 25, 2012 at 9:03 am

I like that!!!!!

Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 9:14 am

Me too :)

Just2old April 25, 2012 at 9:21 am


robert April 26, 2012 at 5:54 am

Extremely succinct.
Very well said.

MaryOhSoContrary April 25, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Amen Lizzy–and “shout out” too!

Stephen C. April 25, 2012 at 10:20 am

Amen Lizzy.
But who is Jimmy Fallon and does anybody really care if Obama was on the show or not?

Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 10:52 am

Well as an old girl I think it’s not very Presidential and it’s more free
TV time to the media he’s already got in the tank. But soon if he does it
and Romney is the candidate he will get equal time. That should eliminate anymore Late Night shows.

Mike C April 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm

Amen. Well, I saw that’Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ was renewed for 3 more years. I was kind of hoping for a ‘Keeping Up With Barry & Moochie’ after January next year.

Robin H April 25, 2012 at 7:41 am

I had to stop after a minute or so. I would like some dignity restored to the WH!

Where are the adults?!?!?!

Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 9:17 am

You will have to wait till the White House returns to responsible adults
and not a cheap version of Animal House. Hopefully in November praise God.

AFVET April 25, 2012 at 12:23 pm

I just hope that Romney doesn’t engage too much in the late night TV crap.
He needs to stay presidential.
If he does, it could only help his election campaign.
Nixon appeared on Laugh In,…after he was elected president.

Mike C April 25, 2012 at 6:31 pm

All he said was ‘sock it to me’ trying to show he had a sense of humor.

How prescient of him though when you think about it. He certainly got it socked to him.

Virginia April 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm

Already did a top ten spot on the Letterman show. Too late.

65andcounting April 25, 2012 at 7:44 am


I cringed watching this clip. And how low can the president go when he’s called the Preezy of the United Steezy. I understand is supposed to be funny, not denigrating, but still, folks, this is pathetic. I have a great sense of humor and didn’t laugh once at this.

sportinlife10 April 26, 2012 at 7:12 am

…rhymes with “sleazy”.

Jim April 25, 2012 at 8:22 am

My gosh, this is sickening. I couldn’t get past 60 seconds. What a disgrace to the office. I remember when GWB came into office and restored the dignity to the presidency after Clinton was there. We took for granted those 8 years of being presidential, regardless of how much you agreed with him.

Girly1 April 25, 2012 at 8:26 am

You’re too kind, Keith! All of them, including the Preezy of the United Sleezy, looked like a bunch of drunks performing at the weekly talent show in some sleazy bar on Bourbon Street!

If Obama was so concerned about subsidized loans, why didn’t he do something when he had complete control of Congress for 2 years???

Furthermore, college tuitions, not unlike medical expenses, have skyrocketed since government took control. The only way to reduce costs is to get organized crime (the government) out of our lives!

Jean April 25, 2012 at 8:38 am

I can’t stomach it. Obama is more like an American Idol celebrity than a president.

Mike C April 25, 2012 at 6:33 pm

Hey, that was mean to denigrate the kids from American Idol. Much more professional than Oboobo.

Wigglesworth April 25, 2012 at 8:41 am

For Obama this is governing.

Janice/Granny Jan April 25, 2012 at 8:42 am

Is this legal? An Obama campaign commerical. I thought there were equal time provisitions during an election. Obama did do a good job reading the telepromptor putting on his best I’m cool face.

DeniseVB April 25, 2012 at 9:28 am

Campaign commercial came to my mind too. Chances are these shows will offer Romney an equal opportunity, then make him look like a clueless buffoon. Remember what Jimmy did to Michelle Bachmann’s intro music?

I find some comfort in knowing that these late shows are routinely beaten in the ratings by Bill O’Reilly reruns, Family Guy and Pawn Stars. :D

Susan April 25, 2012 at 9:51 am

My remote doesn’t even remember where ABC, NBC, and CBS are. Did you hear him shilling for ratings in his speech yesterday? Ugh…

“Now, I want to issue a quick spoiler alert: Later today, I am getting together with Jimmy Fallon — (applause) — and the Dave Matthews Band — (applause) — right here on campus. We’re going to tape Jimmy’s show for tonight — so I want everybody to tune in, make sure it has high ratings. (Laughter.) It’s a Dave Matthews fan right here.”

Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 10:54 am

I never watch the alphabet networks so I missed it thank goodness.

Susan April 25, 2012 at 11:25 am

I don’t watch them either. Heard it on Rush and found the transcript online ;-) My list of banned entertainers, sports players, and TV channels grows longer every day…

JD Bandit April 25, 2012 at 2:53 pm

I’d like to see the Venn diagram of Fallon watchers and actual voters.
I would image that the intersected portion would be very, very, small.

Virginia April 25, 2012 at 9:38 pm

Actually, Mitt was already on the Letterman show and did a top ten spot. So, to sum it up Obama did nothing different than Romney.

Janice/Granny Jan April 25, 2012 at 2:14 pm
William April 25, 2012 at 8:44 am

Stay classy, Preezy.

Sadie April 25, 2012 at 9:21 am

Preezy -rhymes with sleazy.

sportinlife10 April 25, 2012 at 8:46 am

Maybe “Dancing with The Stars” is next. Can’t wait.
Overexposed narcissistic fool.

DeniseVB April 25, 2012 at 9:32 am

LOL ! I wouldn’t mind the “overexposure” if had a uniting and lifting message to share. But he’s everywhere with his doom&gloom Republicans are evil and it’s Bush’s fault, yada, yada, yada !

Of course, if he just stayed home and did his job, he wouldn’t be out fighting so hard to KEEP it.

Scott April 25, 2012 at 8:56 am

That clip was pathetic. Enjoy it while it lasts, Mr. President.

srdem65 April 25, 2012 at 9:16 am


Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 9:19 am

Hanging head in shame as should all American’s who see what this idiot
has done to our country.

Robin H April 25, 2012 at 9:30 am

Oh, and just for the record, these are loans that are not paid back until after graduation. So what’s the problem? oh, yeah, there are no jobs for these kids. Sorry, can’t confuse them with facts of your administration failures.

And another thing, there are already 2 tiers of loans, subsidized and unsubsidized. Guess what the rate is for the unsubsidized loans? Yup, 6.8%. Where’s the fainess? Once you get to college and get a degree, isn’t the playing field leveled?

And one more thing, the limit of these loans on undergraduate degrees is $20,000. It’s only the graduate and medical degrees that have higher limits. So these OWS people that are complaining about high loans are either full of crap or they’ve been in school so long they don’t remember what a job is.

trojan2002 April 25, 2012 at 9:32 am

Oh come on everybody… Barrack is practicing for something to do in 2013 and beyond.
He’s a perfect Ed McMahon.
Yeah, it makes the office of POTUS look less dignified, but I’m sure President McMahon is hard at work on something other than celebrity events, fundraisers, rabble rousing, and vacation planning.

Susan April 25, 2012 at 9:40 am

His cult of personality is spinning out of control.

“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” Proverbs 16:18

blondie April 25, 2012 at 9:56 am

Too bad Ryan Seacrest signed for 2 more years for American Idol. The President could have walked right in. Maybe there will be a judge spot available.

Michaela April 25, 2012 at 10:12 am

I think this is so pathetic! If we took every penny from every Billionaire in the US it is not enough money to pay for 1 month of Obama spending! this is trash TV and trash presidency! It has to wrap his political ideas in music and Hollywood to flash them to the American’s who won’t delve deep enough into what this would do to the economy.

gracepmc April 25, 2012 at 10:15 am

Ridiculous. I was switching channels and caught a snippet of Hoda (?) on NBC about this. Her comment “it’s kinda sexy”. Difficult to process this pandering.

Shofar April 25, 2012 at 10:31 am

I did like the line where Fallon called Obama the “Barackness Monster.” That could be taken so many ways.

I guess Fallon has become the official WH “comedian” given all the access that interaction he has been having with POTUS and FLOTUS.

Mike C April 25, 2012 at 6:34 pm

Every court has it’s jester

Lana April 25, 2012 at 10:33 am

I suppose this is a bash Obama site, great, cool this is the good old U.S.A freedom of speech and all and I know most of the folks here will vote for Romney, just want to tell you guys, that Romney is Obama turned inside out, so if you think you are getting real change in November if the chosen one loses, you are not, Romney is a major fake and goes with the wind. T

trojan2002 April 25, 2012 at 10:38 am

So I should vote for a guy that has abdicated? Has only signed bills that pad the wallet of his supporters? Kills an american citizen without due process? Conducts warrant less wiretaps? Increased government debt by $5 Trillion (really, we can’t afford another 4 years of him)? Has led partisan war for the last 4 years?
And I can keep going…
I am voting for Romney because he is NOT obama. He has real world success. He has bureaucratic success (Olympics). He has a proven himself to be a BIPARTISAN executive as governor of MA… and he is a TRUE pragmatic moderate (what Barack pretended to be).

Lizzy April 25, 2012 at 10:58 am

I too will vote for Romney and he will bring dignity and some adults to
the WH. He may not be my favorite but he’s a businessman with a proven record. Not like electing a charismatic man with zero experience
as we are suffering with now.

JBH April 25, 2012 at 10:57 am

There has to be something illegal about this, although I guess stupidity and pandering aren’t against the law.

Cooper April 25, 2012 at 11:24 am

This is what passes for leadership from Obama, trying to be funny and hip instead of leading. Even when he had Democratic control of Congress for those first two years he had to make slimy deals to get support for his bad legislation. He is so wedded to his marxist ideology there is no room for compromise with his own leftwing party or Republicans, just make a sleazy, illegal deal and move ahead.

MaryOhSoContrary April 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Barry is such a poser. Such a wannabe.

This is wounded child narcicism on parade. The skinny bi-racial child deposited by mom on his grandparents in paradise. The kid who (we know from the childhood sites that haven’t been scrubbed) was a bench sitter, not a player…but who thru the carefully crafted Manchurian candidate persona and history…is now the coolest, hoopster, and most powerful (empty suited) man in the world.

That he has sunk this far…going on poorly rated late night shows…shows how needy he is. I predict the lower his poll ratings, the smaller the crowds he draws, the more outlandish his (and his brides) attention seeking will get.

And for the record…I think his personality is part of the reason for the Secret Service scandal. He doesn’t understand “no” and I think his most immediate handlers (Secret Service agents) have tried to reign in his antics. Just my opinion….

Quintis Arrius April 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm

Thanks for the 411. Kinda hoping that Fallow would have had a Credit card Parody with Obama in a high chair screaming he wants more money from Fallon, but alas, the Left (Progressives) like their comedy edgy only when its served up with conservatives. :(

ImNoDhimmi April 25, 2012 at 6:54 pm

What a sickening display. Obama lives for the applause. He was lapping it up, doing the bobblehead to Fallon’s sycophantic remarks. He disgusts me.

bobmac April 25, 2012 at 7:59 pm

So this joke of a president goes on the same show that the house band dissed Michelle Bachman.Let’s remember this when Obama calls for civility once more as he surrounds himself with misogynists like Maher and Fallon’s band.Just don’t talk about his wife.

AnotherOpinion April 25, 2012 at 11:53 pm

A video that says it better :

“A Tale of Two Leaders”