Monday, January 25, 2010

POTUS uses TOTUS at schoolroom speech

POTUS (acronym for "President of the United States") has melded into TOTUS ("Teleprompter of the United States"). This president can't seem to give any speech without his trusty device:

Graham Road Elementary School in Falls Church, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010

Glib. Cool. Brilliant.

Not so much.

More of a newsreader. Or an empty suit. An unflattering portrait, indeed.

A picture's worth a thousand words. Candidate Mike Dukakis:

Something says these things do not belong together. A jarring juxtuposition.

The longer he's president, Obama seems -- is it possible -- less presidential?


Blogger Garry Wilmore said...

Mike Dukakis will obviously never live down that tank incident, but the picture you posted here actually sort of reminds me of Alfred E. Newman. And do you remember John Kerry in that ridiculous space suit, or whatever it was?

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