Hmmm. I ran across this very interesting piece on Ulsterman’s White House Insider. It seems that The Won’s little “Al Green moment” at a fundraiser a few weeks ago wasn’t the spontaneous act of the hippest, coolest dude on the planet. Rather, it was a pre-planned, heavily voice-coached, practiced-for-weeks routine, which was choreographed down to the overly exuberant crowd reaction, and pre-placed “fans” in the blogosphere to ensure the video went viral, down the the omnipresent use of the word “cool” in blog comments.
Go read the article, which dishes dirt on the whole thing, including the stage make-up and dye job. Then watch the video.
I know “some say” Ulsterman’s White House Insider is a figment of his imagination. But watch that video and tell me it’s not true, because you can’t do it! Obama may be a consummate liar, but he’s a very, very bad actor (oh how I wish you could hear “very, very bad actor” in my head, with a distinct Bawney Fwank wisp). Now watch that video a second time. The tell is there, before his little stunt, and his self-satisfied grin, and “come on” gesture with his hand (“ain’t I the coolest?”) is proof positive.
Coolest man on the planet? Hardly. Biggest phoney evah!
~ Blonde Gator
Oh, BTW, I’ve decided this little uber-faux bit of “cool” will be included in my Handy Reference Guide to Obama’s Gaffes and Goofs….currently numbering 109, and counting.