An Act of War, Not a Movie Protest … Mark Steyn ~ (“The president is surrounded by delirious fanbois and fangurls screaming “We love you,” too drunk on his celebrity to understand that this is the first photo-op in the aftermath of a national humiliation”)
“We love you,” too drunk on his celebrity to understand
that this is the first photo-op in the aftermath of a national humiliation. No, no, a filmmaker would say; too crass, too blunt. Make them sober, middle-aged Midwesterners, shocked at first, but then quiet and respectful. The president is too lazy and cocksure to have learned any prepared remarks or mastered the appropriate tone, notwithstanding that a government that spends more money than any government in the history of the planet has ever spent can surely provide him
with both a speechwriting team and a quiet corner on his private wide-bodied jet to consider what might be fitting for the occasion. So instead he sloughs off the words, bloodless and unfelt:
“And obviously our hearts are broken…”
Yeah, it’s totally obvious.
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