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Response to deurbano (Reply #20)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:44 PM

24. Yep. Remember when Az State declined to give him an honorary degree because he hadn't

distinguished himself? FFS, they give those honorary degrees to people whose only accomplishment is winning a beauty contest!

The Daily Show did an excellent piece on it.

President Obama managed to gracefully deflect the insult:

Obama said he didn't want to dispute the suggestion that he hasn't achieved enough in life.

"I come to embrace it, to heartily concur, to affirm that one's title -- even a title like president -- says very little about how well one's life has been led," he said. "That no matter how much you've done, or how successful you've been, there's always more to do, more to learn, more to achieve."
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/05/13/obama.commencement/

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