IGNORE HIM AND HE WILL GO AWAY  2:32 pm December 2, 2008

Barack Obama Is A Media Whore

by Sara K. Smith

Media whore of Babylon.This guy! Presumption Watch etc! Barack Obama has been holding press conferences pretty much nonstop since he was elected, what, 40 million years ago, and since then he has just blah blah blahed all over the press because he didn’t get enough love in his childhood. That is the only reasonable conclusion you can make about his infinite interminable press conferences, not to mention the YouTubes and the line of specially branded sex dolls: they are pathetic cries for attention.

Obama will hold the fifth press conference of his post-election pre-presidency tomorrow, and maybe the financial markets will bobble around, as they do, regardless of whether he talks or what he talks about. Tomorrow’s address will be on toe jam, for and against.

Obama to hold another news conference Wednesday [Reuters]

 
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shortsshortsshorts December 2, 2008 at 2:35 pm

Just make him the next Ken Jennings on Jeopardy and be done with it. Jeeesh.

Min December 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm

That picture has scarred me for life. I hope you’re happy.

Cape Clod December 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

Maybe he’s just pretending to be President. Like the current President has been doing for the last eight years.

Juan McMaverick December 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

A Michelle Obama Real Doll…..things that make you go, “hmmm”.

AngryBlakGuy December 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

…maybe he will talk about the hand jobs he is suppose to be handing out? I definitely have a couple questions about that!

Serolf Divad December 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

“Obama press conference” is just another way of saying “massage for the nation’s soul.”

Keep ‘em coming Barry. Oh, and uno mas Coraona por favor.

Serolf Divad December 2, 2008 at 2:38 pm

“Corona” gawd what a doof.

Electric Zen December 2, 2008 at 2:38 pm

Oh, cool. Maybe this will be an excuse for Politico to run three more stories about what order he will call on journalists to ask questions.

freakishlystrong December 2, 2008 at 2:38 pm

Well, better a media whore than an incompetent, criminal, sentance-mangling whore..

Doglessliberal December 2, 2008 at 2:39 pm

These are getting so commonplace that he is going to have to announce that he will be doing the next one as Press Strip Poker: he will remove a piece of clothing for every question he fails to fully answer.

actor212 December 2, 2008 at 2:39 pm

As often as he gives pressers, I think he should have some kind of exit theme, like maybe “Talk To Ya Later” by The Tubes.

Darehead December 2, 2008 at 2:40 pm

I traveled to Tibet recently and the villagers kept saying “Yes, We Can” to me instead of “hello.”

monty December 2, 2008 at 2:43 pm

[re=189110]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: im with you , my first would be do i get to specify attractive female p, plain female , mediocre female, plain female and also is there a first available option like at chilis?

choinski December 2, 2008 at 2:43 pm

America pathetically NEEDS attention, after all that neglect

Sassette December 2, 2008 at 2:43 pm

It’s all about balance, see. Every time Sarah Palin or George W. Bush speak in public, Obama has to have a press conference to remind a scarred nation that some politicians are actually able to construct a viable sentence using words that are actually in the dictionary. Really he’s performing a public service.

WIDTAP December 2, 2008 at 2:43 pm

Jeebus! Can’t he just keep this Transparency In Government thing to himself?

NoWireHangers December 2, 2008 at 2:45 pm

I whole-heartedly support this whole transparent-government-constant-press-conferences-about-every-little-thing-like-what-bagel-Barry-ate-for-breakfast-stuff if it results in more HuffPo Obama Family slideshows.

Jukesgrrl December 2, 2008 at 2:47 pm

What a lovely picture of the new president being welcomed to the press room by Dana Perino.

Darehead December 2, 2008 at 2:49 pm

If Barry is a media whore, what is Britney?

Lascauxcaveman December 2, 2008 at 2:49 pm

[re=189112]Serolf Divad[/re]: Oooh. I think you just blew your “yo soy Messican” cred, buddy.

shanemcgowan December 2, 2008 at 2:49 pm

[re=189117]actor212[/re]: He needs to find another band. The last administration used “White Punks on Dope.”

SayItWithWookies December 2, 2008 at 2:50 pm

Hey, what happened to that brush-clearing imbecile who only gave press conferences every blue moon and always announced them two hours before they were scheduled, usually on a long weekend? Does anyone remember him?

Thegreatbacon December 2, 2008 at 2:51 pm

Wonkette, please write an article about David Brooks’ latest op-ed, wherein he talks about how the the captain and generals in our army realized that you can’t just sweep out the terrorists, you have to build stronger communities. Meanwhile, at home, conservatives still think gang violence and drugs have NOTHING TO DO with rampant poverty, poor social services, and a government that believes own’s environment does not matter, and everybody has equal access to “the bootstraps.” Are Aghanistan’s poor so much more inportant to our national security than our poor people?

Sorry, I had to rant a little. Brooks is such an ignorant ass clown.

Rev. Juan MessyCan December 2, 2008 at 2:52 pm

That’s not fart-speak Perino! The Montauk Monster actually has a soul.

sarcasticusername December 2, 2008 at 2:53 pm

he’s getting them all in now because everyone knows that REAL presidents don’t give press conferences, they speak directly through chosen pundits on fox news, kind of like how god had prophets and stuff. a little more than a month from now, we won’t hearing from hopey ever again.

Lascauxcaveman December 2, 2008 at 2:54 pm

[re=189117]actor212[/re]: George W Bush would have been more successful as pres if he’d exited every presser to the strains of “White Punks on Dope.”

Or more likeable, anyway.

hockeymom December 2, 2008 at 2:55 pm

[re=189113]Electric Zen[/re]: Is there an over/under on when he’s going to call on FOX?

I’ve got my money on the 12th of Never.

Lascauxcaveman December 2, 2008 at 2:56 pm

[re=189134]shanemcgowan[/re]: Ha! Yer Mr. Speedy Typer, ain’t ya?

actor212 December 2, 2008 at 2:58 pm

[re=189144]Lascauxcaveman[/re]: I always thought his exit song was “The Safety Dance”…

wickedlittledoll December 2, 2008 at 3:23 pm

He’s just making up for all the press conferences we didn’t have the pleasure of not watching under Bush.
http://democralypsenow.blogspot.com/

stormkite December 2, 2008 at 3:24 pm

Here we go again. Once you start giving press conferences and twittering and talking to people and stuff, before you know it the serfs… er, citizens, start thinking they’re entitled to know what’s going on and ask questions and whatnot, instead of just keeping their dadgum mouths shut, doing what they’re told and bending over at appropriate times.

That idiot Obama’s just another Prince John, wimping out when the pressure’s on. Divine Right was the best thing we ever had, and John gave it away. President Bush finally reclaims it, 800+ years ago and here Obama goes giving it back AGAIN…. What’s a tyrant to do?

finallyhappy December 2, 2008 at 3:24 pm

yes, but he is OUR media whore

facehead December 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm

A black guy with this much media attention and no rap album? disgraceful…

WIDTAP December 2, 2008 at 3:50 pm

[re=189136]Thegreatbacon[/re]: Hey, until the bangers in Compton fly a commuter jet into Cinderella’s castle in Disneyland, America’s poor will not be relevant. So stay quiet, out of sight and don’t forget to dust above the doors.

problemwithcaring December 2, 2008 at 3:58 pm

It’s so freaky to watch him stand up there and explain things in complete sentences, straightforwardly answering the reporter’s questions. He is clear on what he is purposely NOT saying, sometimes going further than the reporter’s own lame probes. You would think he was actually trying to accomplishing something up there…at a press conference.

Ugh. An exorbitantly adequate Black Male.

Heywood Floyd December 2, 2008 at 4:03 pm

Toe jam: renewable, sustainable.

I vote in favor.

TGY December 2, 2008 at 4:34 pm

[re=189132]Darehead[/re]: That’s right!

Also, when I come to think about it, why no cabinet post for Paris Hilton? Secretary of Energy? Energy Tsar? Chief Slutonomist?

IslandGirlFL December 2, 2008 at 4:35 pm

Lookit, SOMEBODY has to be the President. Bush is in full navel gazing regret mode. SO give Barry a break.

JohnnyMeatworth December 2, 2008 at 4:43 pm

[re=189144]Lascauxcaveman[/re]: Lawyers Guns and Money by Warren Zevon

ladymacbeth December 2, 2008 at 4:56 pm

i hate that montauk monster thing. the last time you guys posted it, i had a dream wherein it became my pet.

plus it was dead.

LuckyJim December 2, 2008 at 5:21 pm

[re=189185]stormkite[/re]: Allah H. Christ, that’s a meandering post. If he’s Prince John 2, I guess Hillz must be the Sheriff of Nott or somesuch…

What? Oh, uh, never mind.

love, Rocket Robin Hood

slinkimalinki December 2, 2008 at 10:57 pm

monty! face it, the monster’s a frick of a lot more adorable than the previous administration’s monsters.

TRUECRISTIANN December 3, 2008 at 1:05 am

[re=189391]LuckyJim[/re]: Homosexuals?

OK

Based on my religions beliefs, homosexual BEHAVIOR is a sin just like
drinking booze or having sex outside of a marriage.

I can not do anything to help sins against the teaching of the Bible
thus I can not, based on my religous beliefs, allow any of these
activities on my property, INCLUDING rental property I might own. The
civil rights laws that say I would have to rent to drinkers, unmarried
couples, or gays violate my right to live up to my religion thus such
laws are UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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