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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Remarks by the President in Welcoming the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants

And then there’s the guy with the beard.  Where’s he?  (Laughter.)  I do fear it.  (Laughter.)  Have you guys seen the SportsCenter ad where it’s—ESPN—where it starts doing a dance?  (Laughter.)

Now, underneath Brian’s beard, and the spandex tuxedo—(laughter)—and the sea captain costume, and the cleats with his face on them—is also one of the most dominant closers in baseball.  (Applause.)  And I do think, Brian, you should know that Michelle was very relieved that the press was going to be talking about what somebody else wears here in the White House –(laughter)—so that it’s not just her making a fashion statement.

Guapo Posted: July 26, 2011 at 02:10 PM | 34 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 05:25 PM (#3885765)
I bet he read those ad lib comments from a teleprompter!
   2. winnipegwhip Posted: July 26, 2011 at 05:28 PM (#3885767)
"YOU SUCK!!!!!"

Obama: "Hey do I come down to your job and rock the slurpee machine."

"You can't since I don't have a job since you became President."
   3. stig-tossled,hornswoggled gef the talking mongoose Posted: July 26, 2011 at 05:47 PM (#3885775)
Do they play baseball in Kenya?
   4. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: July 26, 2011 at 05:48 PM (#3885776)
Thank goodness there's nothing important going on in America these days and he has plenty of time to entertain celebrity guests at the White House. These truly are the best of times.
   5. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:00 PM (#3885786)
There should be a big bonfire of all of the #1 jerseys made for these events. It would keep DC warm through the winter.
   6. Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:04 PM (#3885790)
My bet was on True Blue to be the first one to #### the bed in this discussion. But Joey B takes the honors.
   7. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:15 PM (#3885801)
My bet was on True Blue to be the first one to #### the bed in this discussion. But Joey B takes the honors.

And while still holding his "red diaper babies" trump card in reserve. That brown diaper baby's ready to take on all comers.
   8. stig-tossled,hornswoggled gef the talking mongoose Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:24 PM (#3885805)
Now, Dayn -- presumably Joey BS' heroes on the Lunatic Right never greeted championship teams while they were doing their level best to ruin the country.
   9. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:26 PM (#3885806)
My bet was on True Blue to be the first one to #### the bed in this discussion. But Joey B takes the honors.

Yeah, I know, everything in America is just wonderful. It's better than the Roaring Twenties, Morning in America, and the Internet boom put together.

I wonder who Obama will be entertaining tonight; maybe it'll be Lady GaGa, or perhaps the cast of "Moneyball".
   10. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:29 PM (#3885809)
I wonder who Obama will be entertaining tonight; maybe it'll be Lady GaGa, or perhaps the cast of "Moneyball".


I hear calliope music - I bet Boehner and Cantor are coming back!
   11. SoSH U at work Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:31 PM (#3885811)
Yeah, I know, everything in America is just wonderful. It's better than the Roaring Twenties, Morning in America, and the Internet boom put together.


For Christ sake's Joey. You regularly rail about threads going political, or Repoz guiding us in that direction. This didn't have to. If it does, it's on your ass.
   12. Loren F. Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:32 PM (#3885812)
For Obama, it was either greet the Giants or sit through Boehner's third attempt to explain to the Tea Party members of the House what a credit rating is.
   13. Forsch 10 From Navarone (Dayn) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:33 PM (#3885813)
I wonder who Obama will be entertaining tonight; maybe it'll be Lady GaGa, or perhaps the cast of "Moneyball".

Obama works harder than you, is better looking and smarter and could beat you in a fight!
   14. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:35 PM (#3885814)
For Christ sake's Joey. You regularly rail about threads going political, or Repoz guiding us in that direction. This didn't have to. If it does, it's on your ass.

Yeah, you're right; I take back everything I ever said. Obama is the greatest and most hard-working president in American history. Let's go ahead and start carving his face on Mount Rushmore right now.
   15. SoSH U at work Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:38 PM (#3885818)
Yeah, you're right; I take back everything I ever said. Obama is the greatest and most hard-working president in American history. Let's go ahead and start carving his face on Mount Rushmore right now.


Yeah, that's the point.
   16. Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:40 PM (#3885819)
Just for Joey

And seconding SoSH's point. This was just a cute little nothing piece that you took us down this road.
   17. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:43 PM (#3885822)
There's a reason I have Joey on Ignore.
   18. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:51 PM (#3885823)
There's a reason I have Joey on Ignore.


Racism? Your hatred of America? G'wan, dish.
   19. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:51 PM (#3885826)
Obama is the greatest and most hard-working president in American history.


Really? I heard he was shiftless and uppity. Remember when he was spending $200 million a day to have an aircraft carrier take him and his posse to India?
   20. rr Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:53 PM (#3885828)
This was just a cute little nothing piece that you took us down this road


Well, it probably would have happened anyway, (also, for the record, this was posted by Guapo, not Repoz) and it is certainly fair enough if Joey wants to take lame cheap shots at Obama--it's not like we (meaning me and others, not you) Liberals here don't do that with Palin, W, et al.

But the reason Joey's ass should be called out on it, as SoSH notes, is that Joey has b1tched several times about political threads, how much they suck, how he just wants to talk baseball, etc. To do that and THEN post dumbass, inflammatory crap about Obama deserves some metasnark.
   21. cardsfanboy Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:54 PM (#3885830)
Thank goodness there's nothing important going on in America these days and he has plenty of time to entertain celebrity guests at the White House. These truly are the best of times.


I was wondering how quick one of those knee jerk comments was going to happen. As if any person on the planet regardless of job, is spending 24 hours a day, 7 days a week concentrating on one task. That comment was stupid when people were complaining about Congress and the roid witch hunt, it was stupid when complaining about Bush and any of the myriad time outs he took, and it's still stupid today.
   22. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:56 PM (#3885832)
Racism? Your hatred of America? G'wan, dish.
Pressure from the big money boys.
   23. The Good Face Posted: July 26, 2011 at 06:58 PM (#3885834)
I have no love for Obama, but complaining about this? For reals? Presidents schmooze with championship sports teams, it's just a part of the job, like ####### up the economy or bombing random people in the Middle East. Getting worked up over it is kinda, well, crazy.
   24. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:00 PM (#3885836)
What the heck do you liberals want, I've already acknowledged that the man is the greatest president in American history! In fact, not only does he belong on Mt. Rushmore, he should get a marble national memorial on the Mall in his honor, and they should seriously considering replacing Washington's face with his on the dollar bill. There's just no satisfying you guys.
   25. Tom Nawrocki Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:04 PM (#3885837)
Just for Joey


That's not fair. The Kenyan socialist teleprompter has a critical fiscal crisis to deal with. But nothing of consequence happened during the W. years.
   26. Alex Vila Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:12 PM (#3885840)
I kinda got a kick that he said that Willie Mays was more important than he was.
   27. MikeTorrez Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:19 PM (#3885841)
What the heck do you liberals want, I've already acknowledged that the man is the greatest president in American history! In fact, not only does he belong on Mt. Rushmore, he should get a marble national memorial on the Mall in his honor, and they should seriously considering replacing Washington's face with his on the dollar bill. There's just no satisfying you guys.


Well I, for one, would like you to form a separate country composed of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi and all the other states that are the largest welfare recipients and produce the stupidest and most unhealthy people in the developed world and see how well you do without us progressive coasties.
   28. Random Transaction Generator Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:24 PM (#3885844)
It's kind of fun trying to piece together the original comments from Joey B. (that I have on ignore) based on the responses.
   29. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:27 PM (#3885846)
Well I, for one, would like you to form a separate country composed of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi and all the other states that are the largest welfare recipients and produce the stupidest and most unhealthy people in the developed world and see how well you do without us progressive coasties.

It would take about a week or two for you to starve to death once you were done licking Obama's jizz off your chin.
   30. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:29 PM (#3885849)

Thank goodness there's nothing important going on in America these days and he has plenty of time to entertain celebrity guests at the White House. These truly are the best of times.


Whatevs dude. The last guy I want getting involved and messin' up the economy is Barack HUSSEIN Obama. All he'd do is raise my taxes, cut my social security and probably make my kids learn gay history. Leave it to the REAL Americans like John Boehner and Eric Cantor and let those LIBRULS paint flowers on each other or whatever enviro crap it is that they do. AMIRITE? MAJOR DITTOES!
   31. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:31 PM (#3885851)

Well I, for one, would like you to form a separate country composed of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi and all the other states that are the largest welfare recipients and produce the stupidest and most unhealthy people in the developed world and see how well you do without us progressive coasties.


Substitute Florida for Mississippi, our nation can ill-afford to lose Ole Miss in our time of need.
   32. Yeaarrgghhhh Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:39 PM (#3885857)
Racism? Your hatred of America? G'wan, dish.

I have him on ignore because I hate freedom.
   33. MikeTorrez Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:41 PM (#3885858)
It would take about a week or two for you to starve to death once you were done licking Obama's jizz off your chin.


Good one. Do I detect some homophobia there too? Careful, society's leaving you behind!
   34. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: July 26, 2011 at 07:42 PM (#3885859)
It would take about a week or two for you to starve to death once you were done licking Obama's jizz off your chin.


Wait a second, are you insulting our Commander-In-Chief during wartime? Are you really providing aid and comfort to the terrorist enemies who want to kill us because they hate our freedom? Which side are you on, anyway?

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