Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

While I want “Much Abides” to be a place for serious discussion, occasionally I like to introduce my readers to the lighter side of politics; this is one of those times.  Presidents have long relied on teleprompters to assist with the delivery of important speeches, but President Obama’s dependence on teleprompters is becoming something of a national joke.  Random journalists observed this predisposition during the campaign, but now this observation has gone mainstream.  So much so that Rush Limbaugh has nicknamed the teleprompter TOTUS (Teleprompter of the United States), suggesting that the president merely says whatever TOTUS tells him without thinking for himself.  When TOTUS is not present, President Obama tends to get himself into trouble.  Even when TOTUS is present, he tends to get himself into trouble.  You can follow the exploits of President Obama’s teleprompter at it’s semi-official blog or on Twitter at BOTeleprompter.  In the meantime, here’s a great cartoon by Investor’s Business Daily’s Michael Ramirez on TOTUS:


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…sort of.  Proof that God has a sense of humor!

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