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Old 01-24-2010, 11:36 PM   #1
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Default Obama Brings TelePrompter to Speak to 6th Grade Class

OMG!!!



http://www.boston.com/news/nation/wa...+National+News

In case you think this is a Photoshop gag, more of the photos are here.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:38 PM   #2
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I bet when Johnny is assigned to give his oral book report, he'll demand one too.
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Old 01-25-2010, 01:42 AM   #3
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The TOTUS (Teleprompter of the United States) is displeased by this article. You piss of the TOTUS at your own peril.
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Old 01-25-2010, 07:21 AM   #4
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So the stage monitors, cameras, newspeople, were all just hanging out at the school for a PTA meeting, and these national stories we read now are a shared drug dream we are all having?

Given the Right's generation of hysteria and insanity over Obama's innocuous comments of encouragement for school students, he is a trooper for saying anything at all.
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Again Dave, you miss the ENTIRE Point of the article.

No surprise however.

The guy can't get through a 6th grade "policy" speech without a teleprompter.

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Old 01-25-2010, 04:50 PM   #6
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Dave, sometimes you need to learn when to concede the point.

My guy didn't know how to pronounce "nukular". You're guy looks silly bringing along his teleprompter to the elementary school.
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Old 01-25-2010, 05:37 PM   #7
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Given the Right's generation of hysteria and insanity over Obama's innocuous comments of encouragement for school students, he is a trooper for saying anything at all.

Well, since our society has turned into a "Let's give them a trophy for just showing up" I can see how some people would call his a trooper for just "showing up".

You just look silly on this issue Dave trying to blame it on the "Right".
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Well it was certainly a tougher audience than the US financial media .

ps ... Did they frisk the kids before hand ?
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Can he look any more unapproachable than he does there? Come on, the podium, the bullet proof screens, its a group of 6th graders you idiot, not the Taliban. He gets more useless as the days go by.
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Can he look any more unapproachable than he does there? Come on, the podium, the bullet proof screens, its a group of 6th graders you idiot, not the Taliban. He gets more useless as the days go by.
I see no obvious screens and I was being somewhat facetious .
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Perhaps you missed the two screens on either side of the podium at the same height as his head? They aint sneeze guards.
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Perhaps you missed the two screens on either side of the podium at the same height as his head? They aint sneeze guards.
I like the whole PA system, monitor speakers-at-his-feet too, cuz you know a classroom is just so big you can't project your voice.



Bulletproof (Lexan) screens double as a projection surface...it's part of the stage package. Comes with it.

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Even Jon Stewart Mocks Obama For Using Teleprompter In School. Very funny.
http://videos.mediaite.com/video/Eve...Goes-After-Oba
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He gets more useless as the days go by.
I disagree. His level of use, I suspect, is constant. It just becomes more appearant as the days go by.
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Jon Stewart saw it the same way I did.
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I have a sixth grader. If he showed up in her class with his "kit", all the kids would be thinking would be "how lame".
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Entire speech located here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/...eding-race-top

It's 5:47 long.
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Entire speech located here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/...eding-race-top

It's 5:47 long.
And it took a team of 5 people about an hour transport it, screen it for security and to unpack it all and set it up.

Ya, sounds like government return-on-investment math.

And yes, they DO search the 6th graders with a metal detector and explosive sniffer.

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http://corner.nationalreview.com/pos...mM1MDUwYzkyZWM=

Here's Obama dropping in for a chat with his middle-class task force. And people made fun of Reagan because of his notecards!

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Wonder if it comes in clear Lexan ??


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