Tragedy struck the White House Monday, July 13, 2009. Midway through his speech on urban and metropolitan policy in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the Teleprompter, correctly referred to as TOTUS, came crashing down and shattered into hundreds of fragments.
The Teleprompter-in-Chief Crashes
Fortunately the Vice-TOTUS, standing to Obama’s right was able to smoothly get Obama’s attention and finish the speech.
Authorities have not, as of this posting, released the status of the TOTUS. We must just hope and pray that the White Technical Staff can save him.
Our thoughts and prayers should go out to the TOTUS. Leadership aside, who will read bedtimes stories to Sasha and Malia in his absence?
Questions remain as to whether this tragedy was caused by stress and overwork or if it was an assassinate attempt. If the latter, I’d humbling suggest investigating Vice-President Joe Biden; he has a longstanding hatred of the Teleprompter.
It could also have been – if it was an assassination attempt as opposed to a stress-related breakdown – instigated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. She is likely still bitter of the 2008 Demcratic Primary race and people who have aggrivated or embarrassed her have had the odd habit of dying suddenly…