Published: Tuesday, March 11 2014 3:05 p.m. MDT
It just wasn't very funny except for the "try being short, fat and
smell like Doritos and make it in Hollywood."
Obama, Community Organizer, Commander in Chief, President of the United States,
Obamacare Insurance Sales Rep. Yep, he has many hats and titles.It seems the title he is exercising the most, however, is Obamacare
Insurance Sales Rep.When do we get a president?One a
better note, it is good to see his humorous side.
It's no surprise the Right Wing publication, The National Review, would
heap criticism on Obama for appearing in a comedy sketch.But
communication is communication. And Obama really can't communicate through
a Right Wing Propaganda outlet that takes his message and distorts it beyond
all recognition.What Right Wingers fail to realize is that their
Right Wing publications are much less reflective of reality than programs like
the Colbert Report. Colbert and John Stewart can convey truths, while Right Wing
Propaganda outlets seek to hide the truth and substitute ridiculous spin. Essentially Right Wing so-called "News" outlets are
not news outlets at all. They're completely fictional and an "alternate
reality," as Charles Krauthammer so accurately characterized FOX
"NEWS."It's silly that Nielson ratings would even put
FOX "NEWS" in the same category as legitimate News outlets like CBS,
NBC, ABC, CNN etc.FOX "NEWS" is to real news as Professional
Wrestling is to the Olympics.Obama has every right to communicate to
the American people without having his words and motives twisted by a distorted
Right Wing lens.
Gary O. If you don't like Fox News, don't watch it! For millions of
the rest of us, its like a breath of fresh air!
GaryO,If ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, etc provide such great information and
truth, why can't Obama communicate and get his message out through those
outlets? Does the entire country only get their news through FOX so
Obama must go to comedy network programming to get his message out?Or, is Obama......simply a joke?
Since December I have tried to signup for healthcare through the ACA website.
Having gotten to the point where I wanted to select a healthcare plan, I hit a
logical loop that took me back to the start of the application process. The APA
help-desk suggested that I delete my original ACA application and reapply, since
this logical loop has happened before, and this workaround apparently seems to
be effective. When I asked what would happen if her suggestion became untenable,
she responded "It shouldn't take ten times to get the system to
work." So, after deleting my previous account and starting from
scratch, I was able to get 75% of the way through the process only to get a
system error. Starting over for the ninth time, I completed the process and
selected my medical plan. Since I qualify fro a $865.00 a month credit, the only
option was The Coventry Health and Bronze Deductible which has a $12,000
per-person deductible and a $15,000 family, so until I cross the magic threshold
of $13,500 per annum, everything will be out of pocket.In the end,
the ObamaCare pays Coventry $10,380.00 per year for healthcare I cannot afford
His communication was brilliant. Everyone today at the gym was looking at the
sketch. It had everyone's attention. He is a brilliant leader and as for
Fox news, how can people even listen to that stuff. It is just commercial spin
without much truth.I'm so proud of our President. Even Fox
News said that the Republicans should take note.
Thank you Mountanman for reinforcing my points. Of course FOX "NEWS" is
"a breath of fresh air" for Conservatives. It's pure escapism. It
delivers an "alternate reality" as Charles Krauthammer so insightfully
put it. It lets you escape into a make-believe world where certain
horrible truths never rear their ugly heads, and you can forget the horrible
history of Right Wing leadership in this nation. In the fantasy world of FOX
"NEWS," all those years of Right Wing malfeasance never happened. And David, you misunderstand me. Obama can communicate through
legitimate news media, but the malleable "Conservative" minds (so
successfully propagandized by the likes of the Koch brothers and Rupert
Murdoch)have diminished and reassigned the mainstream media to the "lame
stream" media. And that incredible alternate reality, that fantasy world of
FOX "NEWS," has supplanted reality as the preferred basis of worth.What Right Wingers can't seem to understand is that a delusion is
still a delusion, even if it is shared by millions.The Right Wing
Supermen of Hitler's Third Reich had to learn the hard way. I hope
American "Conservatives" can eventually be more receptive to reality.
And the sooner, the better.
My deductible went from $1500 to 7k... I'm glad somebody thinks this is
obamacare is the joke, it just isn't funny
@Mountanman"For millions of the rest of us, its like a breath of fresh
air!"That opposes virtually any form of clean air regulations.
The desperation of the politicians who have staked there careers on defeating
the popular affordable health care act like the Texas congressman add to the
humor. Zak should have on Senator Lee and Cruz next.
Ya'know, it's good the President knows when to take a joke and how to
roll with the punchlines. But, most of all, I wish it weren't necessary to
do so.Unfortunately, even he, deep down inside, must acknowledge
that his greatest "achievement", even his very namesake, Obamacare, will
go down in history, as it has in the mere six months it has been
"active", as a monumental joke.Worst of all, as a
monumentally **bad** joke, with the country having to pay the price for it.
GaryO,It is interesting that you are quite convinced that it is the
conservatives that are "so successfully propagandized" and live in
"an alternate reality". How can you be so sure? Because
your world perspective, you friends, and your sources of information tell you
so?Very interesting indeed.Obama tells the news and
nation that the IRS did not target specific groups to delay or deny certain
status prior to the election. Then we discovered that was not true.Obama tell the nation that you can keep your insurance and your doctor. Then
we discover that was not true.Obama ridicules Romney for stating
that Russia is a world power risk. Well, we've discovered Romney was right
and Obama was wrong.Obama blames the Benghazi uprising on a video.
We discover that was not true.Obama says he will not raise taxes on
the middle class. Well, we've discovered that is not true.Are
conservative really being duped? Or is it liberals?
Wow. How could Obama possibly look more pathetic and desperate?
David - It was Charles Krauthammer who said FOX "NEWS" provides and
"alternate reality." I was surprised he admitted it, but I absolutely
agree with him on that point.The billionaire plutocrat Rupert
Murdoch introduced FOX "NEWS" in 1996 to create and sustain a population
of malleable minds who would willingly accept personal sacrifice to support a
corporatist anti-American agenda . . . essentially a mass of pliable peons who
would do the bidding of self-serving wealthy.Obviously he succeeded.
Now "Conservatives" regard FOX "NEWS" as gospel and relegate the
old stalwarts to the lamestream-media category. CBS, ABC, and NBC, who brought
us news of the D-Day invasion and the Kennedy assassination are now diminished
and disrespected as "Leftist Propaganda," in the minds of Right
Wingers.But here I am, still living in the Land of Reality.
Fortunately there are still enough of us realists around to point out the error
of your ways.. . . You're welcome.
Actually, I don't think this was funny. I think it was demeaning for a
president. Bad taste.
Obama is a much classier person then GW ever could hope to be. I recently
became unemployed, made to much to get Obamacare assistance and I am a cancer
survivor. Chances of getting any type of personal health insurance during the
Bush years would have been impossible. The insurance companies love the words
"PRE-EXISTING CONDITION" and that would be the end of your life. Yesterday I purchased for the wife and I health insurance for less than
$500 a month with a low and reasonable deductible and no problem with my
"PRE-EXISTING CONDITION"! The GOP must be having a fit with people like
me.If you have ever been sick or have had a sick child you will
never forget or forgive being denied for "PRE-EXISTING CONDITION". United we stand, divided we fall. The GOP just does not get this!
To those who hate Obamacare; please tell me when the cost of healthcare ever
went down? Please tell me why they raised the rates on your insurance? Please
tell me why employers are dropping healthcare coverage? Does the
word "Greed" ring a bell?
Obama, funny side. What I saw was corny. I don't think anything about Obama
is funny. He is a bad dream come true,
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