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11-01-2017, 09:19 AM
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Obamas leaving speech .

Oh my goodness what a sickly goodbye speech .
All those tears and praising his family
For goodness sake yes they are all lovely and he is as always a master orator .
Maybe I'm too British
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11-01-2017, 11:01 AM
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I find all his speeches excrutiating. Just spit it out man for God's sake. I also hate all the pointing at individuals in the crowd. What's that all about?
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11-01-2017, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Muddy View Post
Oh my goodness what a sickly goodbye speech .
All those tears and praising his family
For goodness sake yes they are all lovely and he is as always a master orator .
Maybe I'm too British

Maybe you are.

A genuinely lovely man with integrity and grace...A Presidency free of scandal and sleaze which is horribly uncommon.

The trouble with die hard cynics is they don't appreciate a gift until it's gone.
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11-01-2017, 12:37 PM
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I agree with ruthio and he could have been a true great if only they had supported his policies.
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11-01-2017, 12:49 PM
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Maybe you are.

A genuinely lovely man with integrity and grace...A Presidency free of scandal and sleaze which is horribly uncommon.

The trouble with die hard cynics is they don't appreciate a gift until it's gone.

I am not a die hard cynic I just don't go for all this gushing emotive stuff .
He is a handsome charming man were he short and fat with a similar wife it wouldn't go over the same .
That's America or indeed the world people judge on the exterior .
Perhaps I am a cynic after all.
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11-01-2017, 12:51 PM
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There's a HILARIOUS video clip on Instagram which offers an alternative end to the Obama speech...I wish I knew how to copy it here, you'd love it!
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11-01-2017, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Muddy View Post
I am not a die hard cynic I just don't go for all this gushing emotive stuff .
He is a handsome charming man were he short and fat with a similar wife it wouldn't go over the same .
That's America or indeed the world people judge on the exterior .
Perhaps I am a cynic after all.
Don't agree.
Charisma is not confined to the tall dark and handsome.
With genuine emotion and the gift of good presentation a short fat bald man with a short fat bald wife and short fat bald children would have been well received.
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11-01-2017, 01:03 PM
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How many short fat bald presidents of the USA can you bring to mind?
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11-01-2017, 01:05 PM
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Maybe you are.

A genuinely lovely man with integrity and grace...A Presidency free of scandal and sleaze which is horribly uncommon.

The trouble with die hard cynics is they don't appreciate a gift until it's gone.
Have you forgotten the huge furore in his early years about where he was born?

They were never able to produce a validated birth certificate. The man was born in kenya, which makes it illegal for him to be President.

He allegedly went to a college where no one remembered him ever in any class or capacity.

His real name is Barry Soetoro.
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11-01-2017, 01:14 PM
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I really don't know enough about him and his politics to say whether he was a good or mediocre President.
However, I always got the impression that he was not too enamoured with the British!! He seemed to have a chip on his shoulder about how his grandfather was treated in Kenya, also there was that outrage when he removed Churchill's bust from the oval office, and I must admit.... I wanted to kick him up the backside when he had the blooming cheek to interfere in our politics during the Referendum. (a definite no no with all country leaders).

I did read somewhere that Michelle Obama is looking to run for the next presidency. Talk about keeping it in the family.
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