This was the first major speech that I missed our pathetic excuse for a leader give since his first election. Quite frankly, he’s got nothing new to say, and after giving commentary in red, I realized just how vapid he thinks the American people are. Okay, so he might be correct, thinking they’re stupid. They did just reelect him, after all. However, he’s got no mandate to govern, having received just over half the vote – and govern isn’t really his thing, when he can just campaign for another four years. He’s drawn the battle lines, if you will, and he makes it obvious in this speech that he has no real ideas, but rather wants to paint his political opponents (particularly those in the House) as the detractors/legislative hijackers. He hit the high points. Immigration, gun laws, and the economy. Nothing new there. He did have a few “new” bits, but nothing of real substance.
This was a typical speech. Change a few of the words, and I’m sure you heard everything in one of his stump speeches last fall. He used “I” 34 times, “my” 19 times, “fair” twice, “bipartisan” three times, “Democrats/Republicans” four times, and “both parties” six times. I
struck out his sob stories and self-congratulating ramblings. This thing is a behemoth (19 pages in Word),
and not for the faint of heart. Reading
it is easier than watching it, but it takes longer. However, my television’s mortality is at
stake if I watch him, so I’m sure my Vizio breathed a sigh of relief when it
learned I wouldn’t be viewing the buffoon this time.
Read at your own risk, after the jump…if you dare.