Thursday, March 15, 2012

Our Teleprompter President’s Oratory

 A Comparative Analysis 
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Barack Obama is renowned for his speechifying, but comparing him to historical figures is downright dispiriting because of the wide chasm that separates him from them. If Obama is a great orator by today’s standards, then we have a problem with our standards.

The man reads from his teleprompter like a pro but has little of import to say, lies shamelessly, uses eighth-grade language, leans heavily toward long-windedness, and stumbles over his own tongue like a stroke victim when the teleprompter is unavailable. This passage from Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, delivered to a divided nation during the Civil War, shows how far standards have slipped:....Keep Reading........

H/T Larwyn's Linx


  1. Wow. Thanks for sharing this with us, DS.

  2. Whoa! Talkin' bout hitting it on the head!

  3. Then, over-thinking as usual, I imagined the knowing glances coming from the sales clerks and I just couldn’t put myself through it. Absurd, I know, but that’s me–50 Shades of Kate–33 are variations of cuckoo and the rest is sarcasm with 17 swipes of mascara. Ultimately, I just kept thinking that I just needed to get over it. Just then, a strange version of my mother’s voice rang in my ears.