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Awkward slow clap for Obama's remarks in the Netherlands
« on: March 27, 2014, 12:38:17 PM »
Awkward slow clap for Obama’s remarks in the Netherlands (video)

Written by Michele Hickford, Editor-in-Chief on March 27, 2014



In the absence of an adoring, perfectly-staged audience for President Obama’s droning pronouncements, the crowd response is…basically nothing.

It’s not just the poll results in the US that show respect and approval for Obama’s performance are plummeting – he just can’t seem to take the show on the road.

As CBS reports, at the conclusion of a joint news conference in the Netherlands with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Obama gestured and thanked the crowd as only a single person in the audience responded with an awkward slow clap.

Ouch. That’s really gotta hurt.



CBS says the near non-response from the audience comes amid reports from the UK Guardian newspaper that President Obama will arrive to the EU and NATO G7 conference in Brussels with a 900-strong entourage that includes 45 vehicles, three planes and a price tag of €10M ($10.4M) for the president’s 24-hour stay.

And about those poll figures? A CNN/ORC Poll seems to confirm what everyone in that room in the Netherlands was thinking. Asked if leaders of other countries respect Obama, only 39% said yes.

Finally, people are waking up to the fact that the Emperor has no clothes. But is it too late?

Read more at http://allenbwest.com/2014/03/awkward-slow-clap-obamas-remarks-netherlands/#LjQlRsHBVTGSQ4SS.99
« Last Edit: March 27, 2014, 12:38:37 PM by rangerrebew »
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Re: Awkward slow clap for Obama's remarks in the Netherlands
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 02:46:17 PM »
I heard this on Rush.

Sounded like one person clapping..............very, very slowly.

Made me smile!   :smokin:
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Re: Awkward slow clap for Obama's remarks in the Netherlands
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2014, 04:35:43 PM »
It is ONE person clapping.
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

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Re: Awkward slow clap for Obama's remarks in the Netherlands
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2014, 06:28:19 PM »
I heard this on Rush.

Sounded like one person clapping..............very, very slowly.

Made me smile!   :smokin: 

And after that one clap he says "thank you" twice ... like the clapping was happening.  Sparky looked a wee bit confused.   88devil

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Re: Awkward slow clap for Obama's remarks in the Netherlands
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2014, 01:41:03 PM »
I guess the people are seeing of Europe Obama for the quack he really is. :Obounce:  That one person clapping was probably doing it out of courtesy or it was a Secret Service agent trying to make a silk purse out of sow's ear. :pigs fly:
« Last Edit: March 28, 2014, 01:42:16 PM by rangerrebew »
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago


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