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Old 08-06-2013, 11:00 PM
 
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Originally Posted by WestPhillyDude75 View Post
Bush never appeared on the Tonight Show while in office. This is Obama 6th appearance since he has been president
So what?
Isn't it more egregious that Bush started a war with a country that did nothing to us or anyone else?
I guess selective memory is funny that way.

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This is obama's 6th appearance on the show
And you've made the same comment 5-6 times in 30 posts.
So what?
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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Serious leaders do not appear of frivolous talk shows.
Don't be silly. Your very own political leaders appear on frivolous talk shows and comedy shows all the time. You've never seen politicians laughing at themselves on the Mercer Report or This Hour?
I like it. Makes them seem more human. Jack Layton was a hoot and always a good sport.
R.I.P.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:04 PM
 
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He's a pop star.

Too many voters now only look for the celebrity appeal in a candidate. Very few are intelligent enough to actually care about the experience and knowledge a candidate has.

Obama never ran a business. Why would anyone believe he even knows how businesses run and how employers decide when to open new positions? Running a business or a country takes more than looking cute on evening comedy shows.
Has been happening for a long time. That's why JFK won, that's why so many became ga-ga over Ronnie.

Running a business has very little in common with being POTUS. It's probably not an accident that many of our worst presidents were businessmen with little political experience at a national level. Most of the presidents who consistently rank as the best had little or no business experience.

I will also note that many of you conveninetly forget that Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio and many other right-wing politicians, have never run a business in their lives. In the cases of the two I mentioned, I don't know that they've had actual jobs besides being politicians, in contrast to Obama.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:07 PM
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I'm not watching but I can hear Obama doing a lot of stuttering in the other room which means he is lying about something. The man never sounds intelligent when he doesn't have a teleprompter in front of him
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:10 PM
 
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I'm not watching but I can hear Obama doing a lot of stuttering in the other room which means he is lying about something. The man never sounds intelligent when he doesn't have a teleprompter in front of him
We get it, you hate the guy.

Seems as if the majority of voters thought differently.
Oh, the poutrage.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:11 PM
 
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Has been happening for a long time. That's why JFK won, that's why so many became ga-ga over Ronnie.

Running a business has very little in common with being POTUS. It's probably not an accident that many of our worst presidents were businessmen with little political experience at a national level. Most of the presidents who consistently rank as the best had little or no business experience.

I will also note that many of you conveninetly forget that Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio and many other right-wing politicians, have never run a business in their lives. In the cases of the two I mentioned, I don't know that they've had actual jobs besides being politicians, in contrast to Obama.
Running a business or work experience in the real world might have given Obama some kind of insight into how jobs are created and what taxpayers face.

Obama doesn't have the skills to run even a Godfather's Pizza franchise. That's why he promised to create 5 million new jobs. He actually had no clue what job creation actually takes.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:17 PM
 
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Has been happening for a long time. That's why JFK won, that's why so many became ga-ga over Ronnie.

Running a business has very little in common with being POTUS. It's probably not an accident that many of our worst presidents were businessmen with little political experience at a national level. Most of the presidents who consistently rank as the best had little or no business experience.

I will also note that many of you conveninetly forget that Paul Ryan and Marco Rubio and many other right-wing politicians, have never run a business in their lives. In the cases of the two I mentioned, I don't know that they've had actual jobs besides being politicians, in contrast to Obama.
I've heard a lot of that when Romney was running as well, that businessmen historically do not make good presidents and presidential candidates and have a difficult time selling their ideas and connecting with the people
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:19 PM
 
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Running a business or work experience in the real world might have given Obama some kind of insight into how jobs are created and what taxpayers face.

Obama doesn't have the skills to run even a Godfather's Pizza franchise. That's why he promised to create 5 million new jobs. He actually had no clue what job creation actually takes.
Obama was a law professor and community organizer, which are real jobs and which is more than 80% of the forum has ever done, particularly the lazy slugs whining here at all times of day, 365 days of the year.

You folks tell us time and time again that government cannot create jobs or grow the economy, so make up your minds. Then, out of the other side of your scabby mouths, you tell us how Obama has failed to revive the economy. You need to sit down and focus, really hard. I mean real hard, and try to come up with a non-contradictory position on this. If you think putting three or four or five of your noggins together will help, then do it.

Finally, I don't know if you actually realize this, given that it's basic civics, but the president doesn't make laws. That would be Congress, the legislative branch. Then again, government cannot get us out of economic malaise, so there's no reason for you folks to be talking about that. I would suggest coming up with suggestions for the private sector to pull us out of this, or are you going to resort to the positively brilliant logic someone advanced last week: "The government got us into this mess, so it should get us out."
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:31 PM
 
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Default Jay Leno stumps Obama on "infrastructure" question

Obama is always talking about infrastructure this infrastructure that & when Jay asked him how it becomes a Republican or Democrat issue he answered "I don't know". It was only the topic of debate brought up numerous times during the campaigns by the President himself. He's been talking about infrastructure as if its some major issue for the past 3 years.

What a buffoon.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:44 PM
 
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I'm proud to know that he is aware of the fact that Americans will not accept a truly motivational person in the Oval Office without them appearing on venues like "The Tonight Show".

Bill Clinton should have done the same thing back in the Lewinski days. Would have saved a lot of trouble. W should have too after 9/11.

Americans must cease being so serious about what is appropriate for their well-appointed representatives to do when it comes to being on TV or doing online appearances. Newspapers are dead and AM radio is the last bastion of the illiterate. Americans want to like their chosen president and what better way to get them to idolize than something like casual talk shows? He is only there to entertain and soothe, just as the next one and the one after that will be so what is the big deal?
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