Media mock Mitt Romney
Yet comics can't get a handle on Obama
- Duration 7:11
- Date Apr 16, 2012
Yet comics can't get a handle on Obama
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I am moment again are right until comedians in their adoring media are in a crisis -- made fun of Mitt Romney when you're dumb.
-- keep doing the rich thing like commentator Paul begala.
FYI hearing I hear he's playing -- -- big toe in an upcoming bio it's true would get very -- -- Obama Paul said Romney could buy and sell him a hundred times.
Glad I didn't say that anyway now hacks are comparing Mitt to mad men's Don Draper.
Yeah that's Smart compare Mormon family man to a hard drinking hard smoking ladies' man.
What's the connection here well they're both good looking and successful.
And how sad is it that comics just can't get a handle on Obama even when those years looks attempting and the times yesterday Maureen -- chatted with Saturday night.
Over how tough political comedy is says Seth Meyers.
Comedy writers are incredibly promiscuous.
And we want as many targets as possible.
He left out the word Republican before targets because I don't see much else on that show.
Look asking comedian to make fun of -- -- is like asking a priest mocked Christ if you look at government as religion there's only one almighty savior and you don't commit sacrilege.
And also you want to keep your job.
Which like comics can only make -- stay at home moms holy -- an abortion.
-- of course the cute phrase Sarah Silverman point well illustrating her fake before -- after abortion pictures on Twitter.
So -- edit it speaking truth to power.
Instead of mocked the powerless that's as -- -- -- dollars and did it -- comedians layup Obama because they make they can't make -- of them they can't find the handle.
He's too cool or they just don't want to because they're afraid to get in trouble.
It is an an an interesting mystery Wednesday a great comedy club on Saturday night her New York City comedy cellar.
And there -- five comedians -- -- at like ten minutes each.
There is that no jokes about President Obama has been president for three and a half years there's plenty that you could make fun of I don't know whether there's a hesitation because.
They like -- -- they don't think he's funny -- he's so bland he's not funny.
I think it's I don't see Erica I think that the fact is he.
Eat eat eat elected -- college city kind of blends into the background but also.
It he's just like them in the media there are they all agree with the same stuff they all agree there on -- it's more fun to make fun of righty he's in and I don't make it look I don't know maybe it's if if you make fun of of the president you can be called racist it I have no idea where where.
Why he's off limits I don't get an attempt by that I mean -- over whining about it it's I got yeah I don't care now the mystery -- is a -- now you think it's like a mental disorder Kimberly I did.
Saturday Night Live is -- is in talks with getting that -- I'm not -- even be great he to go on there and show his you know.
Lose serve more humorous -- at least I can get very -- and yeah.
I think it's a little I think -- of those shows this is to go on and be yourself if you get off one -- good line great but I think an interview format is probably better for.
It presidential candidate -- -- and they should not do any of those programs Leno and got and that's health topics.
And yeah I'm until after he was president.
Let the media that can't -- needs to share the same narrative which is erupt -- -- -- too far removed and they're gonna play that yet I wanna go to something else because of somebody else who I think might have a handle on Obama.
And his name is.
Dick Cheney and I think we're gonna I was gonna do this just for you can't count on hitting and all -- not I would -- B units are you okay good time.
Did you wanna talk about more he got around -- -- light touch want to deal you know let's roll tape and -- -- -- about Dick Cheney are admirals -- at.
Can't think of -- time.
When I felt it was more important.
For us to defeat incumbent president -- the -- with respect to Barack Obama think he has them.
And mitigate unmitigated disaster for the country.
But I think he's being really settle here don't you thing.
Of -- relatives say I am glad to see the doesn't I was really matches speech last year and he was very we get in the -- guy can get this hard -- his -- -- -- glad to hear that put.
Let's face it I mean taking criticism from.
Perhaps the most incompetent and dangerous vice president in history is that what I consider to be -- -- a bad thing advantage should demand the break we judges left about this.
Cheney sort of hard to laugh about when -- trying to leapt out Darth -- doesn't work all that well this -- -- guy that is dark.
He's nasty he didn't have to say that it was -- it was destroyed and frankly he's in but the good news is she's in Wyoming.
Not many people care but did you get under our skin yes because you got us -- -- single and was able forgot had to guess and over a war in Iraq and -- -- Rihanna regional power.
-- my point about laughing and it -- is that it is just almost comical how Dick Cheney can knows how to push all the liberal buttons and and that he's just speaking a -- he's a lifelong public servant.
He tells -- -- he says it says it in Miami haven't to make it on the news its New Jersey and that the that.
The white as they can't help themselves that it has a setting you know I think they're worried about him but his yes he's got worried about -- he's got a good strong hard and he's being -- is able to -- why aren't our yeah I and I'm telling you let -- he's been sitting there been subjected to people like yourself saying I want look at it out of -- -- like to see how long time.
Paying for Mitt Romney and every State's I would be terrific it would just it would just make my day if he would -- because.
It encourages you heard it candidacy and we get it Eric I was warning if you agreed or -- issue an unmitigated disaster or a mitigated disaster.
Vote Obama either I've never heard of unmitigated whatever mitigated or on getting it.
On mitigated it to he's a disaster I mean.
And whatever it -- talk like Dick Cheney for certain health.
How unbelievable is it that the guy got a brand new hard listening or four weeks ago he's able to sit onstage stand up make a speech.
I think it's just fantastic says a lot about our our -- and an Edison Pena this country which.
Frankly some pretty darn good about a -- I don't Bob you've got to be looking at this it going like.
This is got to be great news for you.
I mean he's very accurate don't -- You you that you'll you'll live another thirty -- those thirty years -- I also alleges she Cheney out of the trail again not bad -- thought I was with more power to it because every time he speaks.
It reminds people would she come and it was put it this way I don't blame bush for the war Iraq -- blame this guy.
On that note.
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