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JT45242

(2,259 posts)
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 07:48 AM Feb 2023

Like watching a stand up comedian humiliate a heckler SOTU

Watching Biden elicit boos from the MAGAts and make them then have to stand to protect social security was like watching a masterful standup comedian responding to a drunk heckler.

The Koch, Mercer, etc. had to be watching at home and thinking, holy shit, we knew they were stupid when we bought them. But we didn't know they were THAT STUPID!!!

They had one job. Just sit stoically for the speech and then let Faux news spin and lie. But they couldn't do it.

Because you can't fix stupid.

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Like watching a stand up comedian humiliate a heckler SOTU (Original Post) JT45242 Feb 2023 OP
Yep. calimary Feb 2023 #1
Ha, I like your take. tavernier Feb 2023 #2
President Biden will go down as a top 5 president, gab13by13 Feb 2023 #3
Stephanie Miller & crew are having a blast with it right now! yellowdogintexas Feb 2023 #12
He was enjoying it! luvallpeeps Feb 2023 #4
I don't think he gets enough credit for that... SKKY Feb 2023 #5
I bet Obama was at home watching and laughing his ass off. Meadowoak Feb 2023 #17
I can't remember ever seeing a SOTU that wnylib Feb 2023 #6
As Michael Steele said.."Tonight, Joe Biden OWNED the Republicans." ProudMNDemocrat Feb 2023 #7
Joe took the bullies lunch money and kacekwl Feb 2023 #8
The only line missing from Biden's speech Fiendish Thingy Feb 2023 #9
"we knew they were stupid when we bought them. But we didn't know they were THAT STUPID!!!" BumRushDaShow Feb 2023 #10
Don't know if the Kochsucker Brothers were after a culture war KS Toronado Feb 2023 #18
Well the 2 strategies are not exclusive BumRushDaShow Feb 2023 #20
Oh, ok I see said the blind man. KS Toronado Feb 2023 #22
IOW... BumRushDaShow Feb 2023 #23
Amen! Butterflylady Feb 2023 #11
Dark Brandon ENO in 2024 Feb 2023 #13
TY.. Kev tried.. lol Cha Feb 2023 #14
Stupid is forever - Ron White patphil Feb 2023 #15
Never get into an argument Mr.Bill Feb 2023 #16
They couldn't sit stoically KS Toronado Feb 2023 #19
Score card: Aussie105 Feb 2023 #21

tavernier

(12,375 posts)
2. Ha, I like your take.
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 08:01 AM
Feb 2023

I forgot about the money men and how they would be in a panic watching Joe’s choke hold on their hand picked Congress. I bet they are scrambling this morning.

gab13by13

(21,287 posts)
3. President Biden will go down as a top 5 president,
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 08:04 AM
Feb 2023

and the bogus polls will show his popularity way down. Too bad the MSM wasn't fair and balanced to Democrats.

I can't wait to see how the MSM rates his SOTU, yes I can, I only watch Nicolle Wallace.

yellowdogintexas

(22,250 posts)
12. Stephanie Miller & crew are having a blast with it right now!
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 10:49 AM
Feb 2023

Be sure and catch the archive on Free Speech TV.
Cesca starts out "Rabbit season, duck season BANG"

luvallpeeps

(935 posts)
4. He was enjoying it!
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 08:15 AM
Feb 2023

He had a shit eatin’ grin on his face when he masterfully coaxed them into rejecting cuts to ss & medicare! That made my night.👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

SKKY

(11,802 posts)
5. I don't think he gets enough credit for that...
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 08:38 AM
Feb 2023

...he basically did a rope-a-dope and got them to stand for what he wanted them to stand for. It's an over-used expression, but that was a nice bit of 3D Chess on his part.

wnylib

(21,417 posts)
6. I can't remember ever seeing a SOTU that
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 09:10 AM
Feb 2023

was simultaneously so substantive, successful, and entertaining.

ProudMNDemocrat

(16,783 posts)
7. As Michael Steele said.."Tonight, Joe Biden OWNED the Republicans."
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 09:16 AM
Feb 2023

They stepped into the shit and got outfoxed on live TV by a MASTER.

The constituency of the Republicans are now on notice that they MUST hold their Senators and Reps' feet to the fire in NOT touching Social Security and Medicare, but expanding and securing these vital insurance programs for America's Seniors and the very sick.

kacekwl

(7,016 posts)
8. Joe took the bullies lunch money and
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 10:15 AM
Feb 2023

left them with a giant Social Security Medicare wedgie on the way out.

Fiendish Thingy

(15,568 posts)
9. The only line missing from Biden's speech
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 10:26 AM
Feb 2023

Was, in response to Republican jeering:

“Yeah, I remember my first beer too”

BumRushDaShow

(128,741 posts)
10. "we knew they were stupid when we bought them. But we didn't know they were THAT STUPID!!!"
Wed Feb 8, 2023, 10:27 AM
Feb 2023

They knew what they were buying - the MAGats were bought to be a "distraction", just like the dumbass teabaggers they "bought" over a decade ago, who walked around like this -





Meanwhile back around the time the astroturf teabaggers were putting on their circus shows, the Kochs were pumping money into what seemed to be an obscure "cause" - local school boards, where they started funding RW loons to run in school board elections in order to begin the process of dismantling the public schools, and put in place what we see today - ludicrous "book bans" and threats of "bans".

In essence, over a decade ago, they were planting the seeds that would generate the next set of "culture wars".

KS Toronado

(17,187 posts)
18. Don't know if the Kochsucker Brothers were after a culture war
Thu Feb 9, 2023, 03:49 AM
Feb 2023

as much as they wanted more bought & paid for republiCONs in charge so they'd get rid of laws that
cost them money and guarantee their tax breaks and trickle down economics that never work.

BumRushDaShow

(128,741 posts)
20. Well the 2 strategies are not exclusive
Thu Feb 9, 2023, 06:00 AM
Feb 2023

One is done as a distraction (creating a circus sideshow by manufacturing "culture wars" and "wedge issues" by propping up loons) while they carry out their real agenda. It's the magician's trick.

An example - https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/23/koch-bankrolls-election-denier-candidates

KS Toronado

(17,187 posts)
19. They couldn't sit stoically
Thu Feb 9, 2023, 03:56 AM
Feb 2023

when they had the likes of MT Greene and others who just had to prove to everybody that they
were the ones who should be leading their party....Watch me own the libs, I'm a leader!

Aussie105

(5,366 posts)
21. Score card:
Thu Feb 9, 2023, 06:59 AM
Feb 2023

Republicans heckling ability: B+
Republican leadership ability: D-
Even Kevin got embarrassed by the heckling from the faeces slinging girls.

Unfortunately, leadership ability is needed in government, the shitgibbon act anyone can do.

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