Thar, he blows! Obama encourages America to find ‘an ocean’ and ‘sky of tomorrows'; Update: Video added
Oceans of tomorrow. Skies of tomorrow. How about jobs of today?
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) July 24, 2013
Shhhh! No time for that silly job stuff! Obama’s got asinine metaphors to showcase:
Ends hourlong speech calling on Americans to set our eyes on the horizon search for an ocean of tomorrows, a sky of tomorrows.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) July 24, 2013
He didn't say that, did he? There's vapid, and then there's this. https://t.co/qmOvQrCeeD
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) July 24, 2013
Oh yes he did:
America, we have made it through the worst of yesterday’s winds. And if we find the courage to keep moving forward; if we set our eyes on the horizon, we too will find an ocean of tomorrows, a sky of tomorrows – for America’s people, and for this great country that we love.
Let’s go to the videotape:
Lawdy. “Ocean of tomorrows”? Meet the mockery of today:
Lot of Oceans of tomorrow. Lotta skies
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) July 24, 2013
Obama spoke of skies and oceans of tomorrow, but failed to mention the mountains of debt.
— Erin (@sqwerin) July 24, 2013
I thought he lowered the horizon of the oceans of tomorrow.
— John Ekdahl (@JohnEkdahl) July 24, 2013
I thought the point of addressing global climate change was to prevent oceans of tomorrow.
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) July 24, 2013
We could’ve sworn that’s what he said before:
Make up your mind, Mr. President!
Maybe he should’ve gone with this one instead:
— Daniel M. Rothschild (@danrothschild) July 24, 2013
Capt. John Kerry is sailing his yacht on the oceans of tomorrow right now.
— Sam Valley (@SamValley) July 24, 2013
Seriously, how does a speechwriter type "sky full of tomorrows" without bursting into uncontrollable laughter?
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) July 24, 2013
We’re not sure, but we definitely couldn’t read it without bursting into uncontrollable laughter.
Carlos Danger is a pirate sailing the Ocean of Tomorrows.
— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) July 24, 2013
Your MOM is an ocean of tomorrow, @BarackObama
— H (@Tark31) July 24, 2013
Well, while Obama’s ridiculously flowery language has many of us scratching our heads, something tells us that this Twitterer’s on the right track: