Donald Trump said today he was “honored” to be the butt of so many jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, where he was lampooned for everything from his fixation on President Obama’s birth certificate to his infamous hair. “Look, I knew what I was getting into, it’s the lion’s den,” Trump told ABC News’ David Kerley today. Trump has been very publicly flirting with a run for the […]
Obama’s angry comedy routine: President jabs enemies, mocks symbols of patriotism via Byron York Self-deprecation has long been a hallmark of presidential appearances at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. Whether riding high or struggling in the polls, a president’s surest way to score points with the press and the Washington political establishment is to make fun of himself. While he’s also expected to get in a few digs […]
Via Jon-Christopher Bua At Saturday Night’s White House Correspondents Dinner, it was clear the 2012 Presidential Campaign is officially ON! After a dinner of ‘surf & turf’ the privileged DC crowd sometimes called “Hollywood for Ugly People” was still hungry for some more red meat. And that’s just what they got from their “Stand Up Comic-in Chief.” Using some self-depreciating humour President Obama started by turning the birther controversy back […]
From Scared Monkeys Once again Barack Obama is on the wrong side of the issue against the belief of the American people. According to a recent Gallup poll, an overwhelming majority of the American people think that wasteful government spending is responsible for the out of control federal deficit. 73% of Americans believe that government spending too much on programs, that includes 91% of Republicans, 73% of independents and 56% […]
We are now finding out that the Debt Ceiling will be hit no later than May 16. The Government is just 63 Billion shy of hitting it the Debt Limit. Basically the government is spending 30 billion a week. That puts that 67 billion in cuts in perspective. Our Government has cut spending enough for a mere two weeks of operation. From where this writer is standing, that is a […]
Iowa Republicans Want Someone Else A new University of Iowa Hawkeye poll finds 26% of Republicans surveyed want “someone else” to be their party’s nominee in 2012. While another 11% were not sure whom they would pick, 16% said they would choose Mike Huckabee, 15% would choose Mitt Romney, and 10% would choose Sarah Palin via Iowa Republicans Want Someone Else.
Federal Partners Continue Supporting Recovery Efforts in Southeast WASHINGTON-Following the President’s commitment on Friday that the federal government would do everything possible to help families and communities recover from the deadly tornados and severe storms that struck the southeast earlier this week, several members of his Cabinet are in Alabama and Mississippi today. They are there to meet with families affected by the storms, as well as meet with state […]
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 24% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Thirty-eight percent (38%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -14 (see trends). via Daily Presidential Tracking Poll – Rasmussen Reports™.
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From Hugh Hewitt On my radio show Tuesday I launched The Obama Project –the attempt to list in succinct fashion the many reasons why President Obama should be defeated in November 2012. Opponents of the president’s re-election shouldn’t be lost in the fever swamp of birtherism or challenging the president’s Christian beliefs. In fact, Team Obama hopes that bizarre side-issues of zero credibility dominate election coverage and help to keep […]