The 44th President

Every US President in recent memory has had certain features or behaviors that have “distinguished” them. This has allowed comics and satirists easy and relatively harmless methods to lampoon the actions of these world leaders.

So – in homage to Garry Trudeau’s Doonesbury – I give you Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States of America:

Obama the Teleprompter, 44th President of the US
The 44th President of the United States

I admit that he’s not much to look at, but he’s a very fine speaker – and that’s what people wanted in their President after eight years of George W. Bush’s sincere but hardly well-spoken public addresses.

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19 Responses to “The 44th President”

  1. chiefopiner Says:

    Might I humbly suggest a bit of Windex to improve the promised transparency?

    🙂 Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.

  2. jonolan Says:

    You know – you’re really pissing me off, chiefopiner. You completely out-snarkied me with that comment! Damn, I wish I thought of that. 😆

  3. Josh Brandt Says:

    chiefopiner, that is hilarious. I literally have tears in my eyes. =)

  4. TRO Says:

    LOL, Windex. Classic

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  6. jonolan Says:

    Thank you – I’m glad you enjoyed my homage to Garry Trudeaus Doonesbury at President Obama’s expense. 😉

    I have to admit though that chiefopiner completely upstaged me with his hilarious comment. Ah well, if you can’t succeed with your own with, it’s still good to be the foil for someone else’s.

  7. TRO Says:

    You should shop this teleprompter idea around to some cartoonists. Perhaps Day by Day.

  8. al reasin Says:

    Priceless; he will be haunted by this from now until eternity

  9. chiefopiner Says:


    I am glad everyone enjoyed my snarkiness, thank you. But then I know it wouldn’t have happened without the excellent platform provided by your original – and comical – idea.

    Take a bow, you deserve the credit.

  10. ck Says:

    Classic, and bravo to the first comment.

  11. rushbabe Says:

    Forget Pres. 44; by now most folks understand it’s 666.

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