HE STILL WON'T FRIEND YOU  1:30 pm April 20, 2011

Obama Holding Fake ‘Town Hall Meeting’ On Facebook Today

by Ken Layne

Do you love to combine time-wasting, ineffectual things? Then you won’t want to miss today’s Barack Obama campaign appearance/”Town Hall Meeting” on Facebook. Wow, that is the Holy American Trinity of useless computer things, right there. Don’t forget to sign up! Maybe Barack will “friend you back.” (Not really.) [Facebook]

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nounverb911 April 20, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Sounds like another good reason not to join Facebook.

Barbara_i April 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm

We should join! That nice Mark Zuckerberg sure could use the money.
Wonder if the Secret service will block me from "poking" Barry?

BornInATrailer April 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm

Now the Pander Bear is on the facebooks too?

weejee April 20, 2011 at 1:57 pm

Joining all the PedoBears?

CalamityJames April 20, 2011 at 1:37 pm

If they still use chatroullette, then yeah, probably.

V572..whatever April 20, 2011 at 1:39 pm

Penii or penes or penises? This is the important question of the day.

Tommmcattt April 20, 2011 at 4:27 pm


Gopherit April 20, 2011 at 1:40 pm

There needs to be a Facebook app like Farmville called "Real Murika" where you can earn don't tread on me flags and virual hoverounds.

ifthethunderdontgetya April 20, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Do you love to combine time-wasting, ineffectual things?

We're common-tating on Wonkette, aren't we?

weejee April 20, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Sorry V572, but must ask again, 'what's a facebook'? Is it some kinda literate faceplant?

V572..whatever April 20, 2011 at 1:47 pm

It's roughly the equivalent of posting your SSAN, bank ABA and account numbers, personal and work email addresses, two years of W2s, and brokerage statements with all passwords, on a Web site that anyone can access. Can't see any reason not to do that, can you? So go ahead and click "Like."

Zvi_Bleindmeis April 20, 2011 at 1:48 pm


freakishlywrong April 20, 2011 at 1:51 pm

Ugh. Facebook. I had a page for about 20 seconds. Every ex I ever had immediately friend requested, (there's a reason they're an ex.) Also, every wingtard that is somehow iconnected through rightwing acquaintances would post birfer nonsense and other 'tarded shit. Got out as fast as I could.

elviouslyqueer April 20, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Oh all right, Barry, I'll accept your friend request. But I'm totally hiding your posts, just because.

Sharkey April 20, 2011 at 1:55 pm

You're thinking of Second Life. Actually, BO on Second Life would be something worth watching.

Mumbletypeg April 20, 2011 at 1:57 pm

I'll watch it. But only after setting my fb in pirate language mode, at which point I expect to see my president, too, in full regaliaaaargh or else, how can I ever believe anything I see on the news again?

weejee April 20, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Sounds like Facebook has more cooties than a Nuevo Laredo bordello.

Sophist [غني عن ذلك] April 20, 2011 at 2:01 pm

Wait, if it's a facebook town hall on the computer box, how are you supposed to disrupt it by yelling about birf certificates? I bet teabaggers all over the country will be cold shouting and waving signs at their monitors, wondering why the preznit isn't paying attention to them.

not that Dewey April 20, 2011 at 2:19 pm

…and concluding that he's an elitist who is "out of touch" with "the American People".

DarkStar_88 April 21, 2011 at 11:34 am

Elitist no, out of touch yes. That is with everyone besides his corporatist masters.

hooray4anything April 20, 2011 at 2:59 pm

You can still do that by posting those comments on his Wall.

ttommyunger April 20, 2011 at 2:03 pm

REALLY OLD! And fat.

SorosBot April 20, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Nah, that's the best part; look at them and think, "if I had stayed with them I'd have to look at that everyday." I felt a bit of schadenfreude in seeing that one ex got fat; and a little annoyed at my clueless younger self seeing that another was actually a then-closeted lesbian.

poncho_pilot April 20, 2011 at 4:21 pm

what did you think the strap on was for?

MinAgain April 20, 2011 at 2:48 pm

I'm still pissed off at Arne Duncan and the President for not smacking the Tennessee legislature upside the head for violating the terms of Tennessee's Race to the Top application (which netted us $500 million), so I will not be clicking Like.

RedneckMuslin April 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm

I'll watch after you accept my Farmville neighbor request. I need boards for my sheep barn,too!

natoslug April 20, 2011 at 3:27 pm

I refuse to watch the fake town hall meeting until Barry accepts my app request for potfarmraiders

poncho_pilot April 20, 2011 at 4:16 pm

i guess this erects some support for what i've long thought about penis size: that guys make a bigger deal out of it then is warranted and that trying one of these methods might leave you feeling shafted. so really, it's a poor workman who blames his tools.

Lionel[redacted]Esq April 20, 2011 at 4:50 pm

All I know is that Obama still won't join me in Farmville.

problemwithcaring April 20, 2011 at 5:01 pm

The downfist troll hates comments about facebook too? No friends in real life or on the internet, eh troll?

Lionel[redacted]Esq April 20, 2011 at 5:23 pm

Apparently, he hates us making fun of Obama. Must be a Socialist/Islamist/Anarchist.

SkinnyNerd April 20, 2011 at 5:33 pm

While on the topic of fake, have a look at how devout Christians, Palin and Hannity, are happy about the death of Jesus.

BZ1 April 20, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Three Amerikan flags, it's an official hootenanny….

Bowmanave April 20, 2011 at 10:54 pm

I think it's all about damage control after Brown won in Mass. The big O (and not Oprah. OT- is she still the queen?) will start spewing populist reforms, knowing they won't get passed. This is all an effort to keep the mid term elections from being a Democrat disaster.

Negropolis April 21, 2011 at 3:12 am

I don't get this elevation of Zuckerberg. He's not Gates, which is a "thank god" kind of relief, but it's also a moment of "then why is he being elevated to Gates-like status/why are powerful people continuing to feed his ego?" It'll be a cold day in hell before I kiss that troll's ring. He's not even king of the nerds.

DarkStar_88 April 21, 2011 at 11:32 am

FDR he is not. Facebook =/= fireside chats, not by a long shot.

DarkStar_88 April 21, 2011 at 11:33 am

Forget teabaggers, this will attract every troll and hacker on the web. I hope Obama's cybersecurity people are ready…

DarkStar_88 April 21, 2011 at 11:34 am

Status: Still here, birthers.

Mild ftfy. 8)

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