If George W. Bush had been the first President to need a TelePrompter installed
to be able to get through a press conference, would you have laughed and said
this is more proof of how inept he is on his own and is really controlled by
smarter men behind the scenes?
If George W. Bush had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to take Laura Bush
to a play in NYC, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had reduced your retirement plan’s holdings of GM stock by 90%
and given the unions a majority stake in GM, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had made a joke at the expense of the Special Olympics, would
you have approved?
If George W. Bush had given Gordon Brown a set of inexpensive and incorrectly
formatted DVDs, when Gordon Brown had given him a thoughtful and historically
significant gift, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had given the Queen of England an iPod containing videos of
his speeches, would you have thought this embarrassingly narcissistic and tacky?
If George W. Bush had bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia , would you have
If George W. Bush had visited Austria and made reference to the nonexistent
“Austrian language,” would you have brushed it off as a minor slip?
If George W. Bush had filled his cabinet and circle of advisers with people who
cannot seem to keep current in their income taxes, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had stated that there were 57 states in the United States ,
would you have said that he is clueless.
If George W. Bush would have flown all the way to Denmark to make a five minute
speech about how the Olympics would benefit him walking out his front door in
Texas , would you have thought he was a self important, conceited, egotistical
If George W. Bush had been so Spanish illiterate as to refer to “Cinco de
Cuatro” in front of the Mexican ambassador when it was the 5th of May (Cinco de
Mayo), and continued to flub it when he tried again, would you have winced in
If George W. Bush had misspelled the word “advice” would you have hammered him
for it for years like Dan Quayle and potatoes as proof of what a dunce he is?
If George W. Bush had burned 9,000 gallons of jet fuel to go plant a single tree
on Earth Day, would you have concluded he’s a hypocrite?
If George W. Bush’s administration had okayed Air Force One flying low over
millions of people followed by a jet fighter in downtown Manhattan causing
widespread panic, would you have wondered whether they actually get what
happened on 9-11?
If George W. Bush had failed to send relief aid to flood victims throughout the
Midwest with more people killed or made homeless than in New Orleans , would
you want it made into a major ongoing political issue with claims of racism and
If George W. Bush had created the position of 32 Czars who report directly to
him, bypassing the House and Senate on much of what is happening in America ,
would you have approved.
If George W. Bush had ordered the firing of the CEO of a major corporation, even
though he had no constitutional authority to do so, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had proposed to double the national debt, which had taken more
than two centuries to accumulate, in one year, would you have approved?
If George W. Bush had then proposed to double the debt again within 10 years,
would you have approved?
So, tell me again, what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and
impressive? Can’t think of anything? Don’t worry. He’s done all this in 15
months — so you’ll have two years and nine months to come up with an answer.