The Gifted One

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  1. OldRegular

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    Reid says Obama told him, 'I have a gift'

    By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press Writer – Mon*Apr*27, 5:45*pm*ET

    WASHINGTON – Everyone knows President Barack Obama can deliver a great speech, including the president himself, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

    The paperback version of Reid's book, "The Good Fight," is coming out May 5 with an epilogue called "The Obama Era." Reid said he was impressed when Obama, then a freshman senator from Illinois, delivered a speech about President George W. Bush's war policy.

    Reid, D-Nev., writes: "'That speech was phenomenal, Barack,' I told him. And I will never forget his response. Without the barest hint of braggadocio or conceit, and with what I would describe as deep humility, he said quietly: 'I have a gift, Harry.'"

    A copy of the book's 15-page epilogue was provided to The Associated Press. Reid said in an interview he hesitated about citing Obama's comment because he knew it could be interpreted as bragging.

    "To be honest, my wife, she said, 'don't tell people that,'" Reid recalled. "She's afraid it could be taken the wrong way. But she's heard me tell lots of people that, and everytime she goes 'don't do that.' Now it's there for thousands of people to read."

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    Could obama's gift be a teleprompter?
     
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    Perfect compliment to his arrogance. :thumbs:
     
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    A teleprompter is no different than using notes. I would agree...the President could give "The Great Communicator", Ronald Reagan, an oratory run for his money.
     
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    The dufus can't speak without a teleprompter, no the teleprompter are not the same as notes that is the silliest thing ever. If dufus was so good he would not need a teleprompter, he is an idiot
     
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    How old are you? About 11?
     
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    About 38 years old and smart enough to know there is evil in the WH in the guise of BO
     
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    After hearing Obama stagger around when his TelePrompter malfunctioned...I can't disagree with you more.
     
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    Towards the end of his second term he sometimes got confused but then he had Alzheimers.
     
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    I have a gift too. Since when was it wrong to state that?

    We all know that if Obama didn't use a teleprompter some of you would still be bashing him, saying things like "He thinks he's such a hot shot that he doesn't need a teleprompter", etc. Come on, admit it.
     
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    You seem to be suggesting the same is true of Obama.

    If you are correct we are in for some interesting times.
     
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    a telepromter is word for word, notes are not. big difference.
     
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    Not always.
     
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    I thought this thread was about me until I opened it!!!

    Obama doesn't need a Teleprompter.. Biden does!
     
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    Biden needs to be gagged
     
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    Obama needs a Teleprompter. Biden needs a zipper!

    Actually both are motor mouths.
     
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    Wow...well with Obama's stammering...does he have it?
     
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    I'm confused. I thought it was Clinton that needed a zipper.

    :eek:
     
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    Certainly not a dufus compared to most people. This guy does have a Law degree from Harvard. But then Bush had an MBA from Harvard and he really was an idiot.
     

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