Obam-uh: Buzzfeed shines spotlight on what we’ve known all along

http://twitter.com/#!/dorseyshaw/status/253971562707959809

President Obama may never live down last night’s abysmal debate performance, and Buzzfeed is doing its part to make sure that’s the case.

Generally speaking, the “real journalists” at Buzzfeed have been in the tank for Obama and have exhibited a clear bias against conservatives. That makes it all the more remarkable that a Buzzfeeder, Dorsey Shaw, put together a video that puts Obama’s ineloquence in the spotlight.

Shaw’s colleagues promoted it on their Twitter feeds as well:

All the times President Obama said "uh." http://t.co/2SqC77u2 http://t.co/f524h9aK

— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) October 4, 2012

It's all, or most, of the "uh" s from Obama's debate performance. There were a lot http://t.co/oONu30wR

— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) October 4, 2012

A masterful supercut by @dorseyshaw of Obama saying "Uh" a million times last night. http://t.co/lE4HCYqI

— McKay Coppins (@mckaycoppins) October 4, 2012

A couple of lefties whined about the way the video portrayed The One:

Count Romney's lies. RT @BuzzFeedBen It's all, or most,of the "uh" s from Obama's debate performance. There were a lot http://t.co/EI5OHHNw

— Pnthrgrlgail (@Mama4Obama1) October 4, 2012

This shows how hard it is to go back and forth w/opponent for 90mins in front of millions. Obama: “Uh” http://t.co/eAQCvFXv via @buzzfeed

— Josh Cahan (@JoshCahan) October 4, 2012

Sighagain with the excuses. Having to participate in presidential debates when you’re president is so unfair!

Most of those who watched the video, though, placed the blame for the bumbling squarely where it belongs — with Obama:

HA! (And, uh…PAINFUL) RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: All the times President Obama said "uh." http://t.co/sIJOuZo6 http://t.co/81GFr8rS

— wessy (@wessy) October 4, 2012

https://twitter.com/timkilleen/status/253972098962309120

@ZekeJMiller: RT @BuzzFeedBen: Obama: “Uh” http://t.co/1RX2tfQU via @buzzfeed” Yes! This! I learned to not say um in a speech in 10th grade

— Lara Segrest (@Larasegrest) October 4, 2012

Obama sure likes to say this word: http://t.co/p48s7PCH

— Jeff (@nuzzi_51) October 4, 2012

Wow. Funny as hell but also depressing: http://t.co/vLJ7LiGW

— Mark Pettit (@markkawika) October 4, 2012

Too many…. ugh! RT @BuzzFeed All the times President Obama said 'Uh' last night http://t.co/JGJZZJn8

— Vanessa S (@OhSoVane) October 4, 2012

This was my drinking game RT @BuzzFeedAndrew All the times President Obama said "uh." http://t.co/Na2hy1Kt http://t.co/g5mS3rQR

— Kathleen McKinley (@KatMcKinley) October 4, 2012

We been pointing this out for YEARS. RT @BuzzFeedBen: the "uh" s from Obama's debate performance. There were a lot http://t.co/cZu77rNu

— Prophet Patriot (@patriot_prophet) October 4, 2012

Indeed. The constant bumbling and stumbling is exactly what we’ve come to expect from Barack Obama. The “uh” fit last night? Par for the course.

51 seconds of Obama saying "Uh"…I smell a Natl Endowment of the Arts grant! http://t.co/rnN4STbj via @buzzfeed

— Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) October 4, 2012

Heh.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/10/04/obam-uh-buzzfeed-shines-spotlight-on-what-weve-known-all-along/

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