Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Barack the Builder

So I've had this post brewing for days about the first political scandal that would rock the new presidency of Barack Obama. A kind of mini-Watergate. And with Obama being such an orator, you'd expect that someone else was behind the speeches. I mean look at Milli Vanilli (which turned out to be all you could actually do and it actually be them).

But before I disclosed it to the world, I thought I should google this just to be sure. And of course its already all over the net.

Obama's speechwriter is actually...

Bob the Builder.

"America, can we do it? YES WE CAN."

I guess there's nothing new under the sun.

1 comment:

BJ said...

And this from www.theonion.com:

"African-American man Barack Obama, 47, was given the least-desirable job in the entire country Tuesday when he was elected president of the United States of America. In his new high-stress, low-reward position, Obama will be charged with such tasks as completely overhauling the nation's broken-down economy, repairing the crumbling infrastructure, and generally having to please more than 300 million Americans and cater to their every whim on a daily basis. As part of his duties, the black man will have to spend four to eight years cleaning up the messes other people left behind. The job comes with such intense scrutiny and so certain a guarantee of failure that only one other person even bothered applying for it. Said scholar and activist Mark L. Denton, "It just goes to show you that, in this country, a black man still can't catch a break." "