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posted by E.J. in Politics

Just for Fun (Sort of)

January 13, 2012

If you're not familiar with "The Onion", this is tongue-in-cheek.

Obama Openly Asks Nation Why On Earth He Would Want To Serve For Another TermJanuary 4, 2012 | ISSUE 48•01 The Onion

"PITTSBURGH—Citing three years of exhausting partisan politics, constant gridlock in Congress, and an overall feeling that the entire nation has "completely lost it," President Barack Obama openly asked a campaign-rally crowd Tuesday why he'd want to serve another term as president of "this godforsaken country."

"Let's list the pros and cons of being president. Con: There are people out there who literally want to shoot you dead. Con: We live in a country seriously considering a Newt Gingrich White House. Con: You can help 40 million Americans receive health care, sign legislation that regulates a financial system run amok, give the order to kill Osama bin Laden, help topple Muammar Qaddafi's tyrannical regime without losing the life of one American soldier, end the war in Iraq, repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, stave off a second Great Depression, take out more than 30 top al- Qaeda leaders, and somehow everyone still calls you the next Jimmy Carter."

Read the whole funny thing at:

http://www.theonion.com/articles/obama-openly-asks-nation-why-on-earth-h...

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