Sunday, March 23, 2014

It's like being the straight man for Stalin - Everyone always laughs.

Via NRO

//For all of the nonchalant assurances that he is neither a “dictator” nor an “emperor,” Barack Obama is certainly trigger-happy with the power jokes.

The president’s latest witticism was inspired by his much-debated appearance on Between Two Ferns, during which he traded carefully scripted barbs with actor Zach Galifianakis. “Zach actually was pretty nervous,” Obama explained to Ryan Seacrest in a postmortem interview. “His whole character is to go after the guest, and I think he was looking around and seeing all these Secret Service guys with guns and thinking, I wonder what happens here if I cross the line? But we had a great time.”

Gettit? Because if Galifianakis had said something that the president didn’t like, the president’s armed guards would have killed him. In consequence . . . and prepare yourself, because this is hysterical . . . the comedian self-censored, permitting Obama to get in a nice little barrage of prepared zingers and sitting by quietly while he hawked his vision for the federal government! Nice thing you’ve got going here, matey. Shame if anything were to happen to it. Funny or Die! Ha, ha, ha.


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Obama doesn't need the Secret Service. He's got Biden!
Biden is only there so nobody assassinates Obama. He's like a bullet proof vest that drinks too much.

Lauran said...

Obama's small army of "Secret Service guys" clearly reflect his own conscience since he, himself, is well acquainted with crossing "the line."

 
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