Monday, April 06, 2009

Non-Trivial Pursuit Anyone?

Back when Katie and Charley were trying to stump Sarah with Trivial Pursuit questions, someone should have asked the Obamessiah how smart his briefers were and if he was going to deign to listen to them. Either he's not listening or they are the result of teachers' union education. An example from "The Gaffobamatron" referenced here:

At a news conference afterward, Obama said his debut on the international stage had convinced him that “political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate,” where he served before entering the White House.

“There’s a lot of -- I don’t know what the term is in Austrian -- wheeling and dealing, and people are pursuing their interests, and everybody has their own particular issues and their own particular politics,” he said in response to an Austrian reporter’s question.
Since there is no language "Austrian", the reporter probably asked the question in American.

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