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We already knew he had no class. Just let it go.
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It’s nice to see that Obama has already found his niche: late night comedy.

The man is a total buffoon.
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We are steamrolling you, some buffoon.

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Whatever Bush did wrong (and there's plenty to draw from), this was still an insensitive gaffe on Obama's part. You don't make fun of disabled people to try and show that you can keep up the witty repartee with Jay Leno. I'll bet his mom was disappointed in him. I know mine would be if I had said it.
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How odd this is coming from those who shout "down with Political Correctness". The remark was an off hand joke of a type all of us make, ...
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Only assholes like you.

He is lucky there wasn't a parent with a disabled child in the front row.
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No, FTL
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Only assholes like you.

He is lucky there wasn't a parent with a disabled child in the front row.
What are you, Mother Teresa?
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We already knew he had no class. Just let it go.


What is the basis for your statement.
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Is there a way to suggest that another has no class, while retaining your own?

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He is just "STUNNED!" "STUNNED" he is!

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