Update: As if what we wrote below is not bad news enough for Barack Obama and his Hopium Guzzlers. It gets much worse. Think of the most embarrassing thing that ever happened to you in public – something that no matter how long ago still makes you cringe when you think of it. Now multiply that nightmarish memory with millions of people watching you and Youtubes and the Internets recording it all for your posterior, er posterity. 58 million viewers: Debate ratings top first debate from 2008; Update: Revised upwards to 67.2 million.
Yup, 67.2 million, not counting the Youtubes and Internets and all the fancy new gizamawatzis sucking up voltage these days. 67.2 million.
Obama once again ostentatiously displayed the “nasty” creature he is while Big Media protects him as a “nice” guy. Mitt Romney proved himself more than “likeable enough.”
Once again Obama proved he is a windbag bereft of facts blowing a bag of flowery words. Mitt Romney delivered a Hillaryesque debate performance responding to Obama’s tiresome meanderings with clear, point by point refutations and proposals.
Last night the country saw the Obama we saw in 2008.
Obama spoke over four minutes more than Romney but you wouldn’t know that because much of Obama’s time was spent with “ahs” and “ums” and pauses while he gathered the fog of flying debris which pass as his “thoughts”.
Yep, it was a disaster performance by Barack.
But, there's a great performance by an Academy Award winner coming up.
I'm talking about Barbra Streisand whose new film is "The Guilt Trip" which comes out Christmas Day and co-stars Seth Rogan.
He is funny but he's usually dependably funny. What he is in the trailer for this film is a lot deeper. And then there's Barbra who makes you want to scream because how can you be this good and this funny and make so few comedies???????????????
Talk about "For Pete's Sake." (That's a comedy starring Barbra.)
This should be one of the big hits of the holidays. It look so funny and Seth and Barbra have this really cute mother-and-son chemistry that goes far beyond anything that could be in a script.
If you check the archives, you'll see that I've praised Barbra's acting many, many times.
But she acts so little that every time she has a new film, it's like you're learning all over again just how good she is.
A friend from college (from when I went during the day not from when I was having to work and go to college to get that damn degree -- which I did do) really loved Barbra and she used to complain that it was like each decade Barbra made less and less films.
She had 9 films in the 70s, her most busy decade in terms of films. In the eighties she dropped down to three. (One of which, "Yentl," she directed. "Yentyl" is so good you can forgive her for just doing three films that decade.) By the 90s, she was down to two. ("The Mirror Has Two Faces" is my favorite. "Prince of Tides" is a great movie, but a bowl of popcorn and "The Mirror Has Two Faces" and all you need is guests for a perfect evening.) There were two in the '00s -- "Meet The Fockers" and "Little Fockers."
So we should all probably just be happy that we've got her this Christmas in "The Guilt Trip." It looks like it's going to be hilarious.
Going out with C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"