Taking a step back from the seriousness of the news, we can find some humor. Here are a few thoughts to ponder.
Did anyone tell the president a side effect of taking hydroxychloroquine is hair loss? I mean the guy already has a two feet long comb over.
Does Mike Pence practice that puppy dog loyalty expression in the mirror? His boss has said some of the most inane things right in front of him (like ingesting disinfectant) and he does not break from that expression.
Did you hear the nickname Joe Biden gave the highly prolific nick-naming president? Joe called him “President Tweety.” I am not a fan of name calling, but this one, while colorful and apt, may be one of the least offensive ones he could have used. I may have said “Mr. Tweety” instead, but again it is colorful and descriptive of an excessive tweeter.
Joe Biden is a decent man and will help bring us together, if elected, but people should refrain from showing him saying things he should not out loud as way to say he is getting senile. Joe has a history of saying things he could have checked. On the upside, in one interview, he let the cat out of the bag and forced Obama to publicly embrace same sex marriage before Obama was ready to. When the ACA was signed, he could be heard whispering to Obama, “this is a big f***ing deal.”
One of the funniest sights occurred when the president spoke of ingesting or injecting disinfectant to cure COVID-19, then turning to Dr. Deborah Birx for corroboration. Watching her try to disappear in her chair with a mortified look on her face was priceless. It reminded of the times in high school where you prayed the teacher would not call on you.
The last place a White House staff member wants to be is behind the president when he goes off script. Unfortunately, I am tall and could not hide. I am reminded of former FBI Director James Comey, who is about 6’9″ tall. He was in the White House and he was trying to blend into the blue curtains with his navy blue suit to avoid be called on. Unfortunately, the president found him and called him out to shake his hand.
Sadly, many things the president says could be viewed as funny, but they are too scary or sad. When he invents things or openly speaks of what is talked about as “what-ifs” with staff, as if they were real, it becomes scary. My personal favorite is when he announced in front of the Pakistani leader, the India leader asked him to broker a peace deal over the area called Kashmir. The Pakistani leader looked surprised and encouraged. Unfortunately, that was not true. Within the hour, Prime Minister Modi of India sent out a press release saying “no such request has been made.”
What are some of your funny moments?
It’s definitely not safe to be eating or drinking when he comes on for briefings – one is at great risk of choking or spewing.
VJ, so very true. I usually watch him on the news. Watching him live is too annoying with the number of lies. When he goes off script and babbles, then he bobbles, a lot. Keith
If it wasn’t so sad, it would be hysterically funny.
“President Tweety” – I think that there’s more to this nickname than “colorful and descriptive of an excessive tweeter.” My first thought was “Tweety Pie,” the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoon character. Here’s what Wikipedia says of the character: “In his early appearances in Bob Clampett cartoons, Tweety is a very aggressive character who tries anything to foil his foe, even kicking his enemy when he is down.”
Rosaliene, thanks for the elaboration. Maybe he should drop the President part and just call him Tweety. If I had to be forced to choose a more apt animal, I would choose a weasel. Lying, blaming, skirting accountability. Keith
Who knew? I always thought Tweety was a sweet, albeit slightly mischievous little birdie!
He keeps saying the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard… then he goes on to say something even more idiotic. I can’t even stand to look at him, let alone listen to him. Joe Biden is a nice man, I don’t think my nickname would be printable.
Agreed. I had a weak moment and shared the animal I would choose with Rosaliene.
I like your writing on this. You have good common sense. Thank You!
Thanks John. I appreciate your stopping by.
The clown does provide plenty of entertainment. To bad the buffoon is supposed to be in charge of the country.
Fun post … all are laughable … or would be, if only they weren’t so dangerous. Sigh.