Now that President Barack Obama has taken the heat off of thousands of undocumented immigrants who came here as children, the Right Wing Noise Machine has predictably gone full steam to declare he can’t do that, said himself he never could do it, and he completely failed to pursue immigration reform, anyway. Except … not. As Jon Stewart demonstrates here, Fox News (through the mouth of its trained seal, Sean Hannity) got it all wrong. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook I don’t know what’s up with the falsetto Santa in red spandex, but Stewart’s imitation of the late Peter Falk’s detective character, Lt. Columbo, at the end is dead on.
You know that headline is a joke, right? Seriously, the Chinese regard Obama’s oratory highly. A few of my students listen to his speeches (especially his acceptance speech and the one in Shanghai’s Fudan University) to improve their spoken English. Bookstores also have speeches by other famous Americans in compilations, even a few by George W. Bush. He did make one or two reasonably good ones.