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October 1, 2011
Obama refers to his wife as 'Michael'
There's no fool like a teleprompter fool. If anyone needs any further proof that Barack Obama merely says what the teleprompter tells him to, the remarks delivered at yesterday's ceremony marking the new chairman of the joint chiefs provides it. The President of the United States refers to his wife as "Michael." Don't believe me? listen to him yourself, 35 seconds into the C-SPAN video of the address: Note that the president was addressing Admiral Mike Mullen and his wife, Deborah, and then speaks of "Michael and I" acknowledging the service of the Mullens' son Jack, "deployed today." "Michael and I" cannot refer to the president and the Admiral. This gaffe can only be because there was a typo on the teleprompter. The alternative explanations are far-fetched: 1. He doesn't remember his wife's name and doesn't realize that Michael is predominantly a male name in this country. This can't be true. Whatever else you say about Michelle Robinson Obama, she is a...(Read Full Post)