I don’t care where you stand on the political spectrum, one thing is clear – President Obama just predated the shit outta e’rybody.
Let us recap:
April 27th, 2011
Obama releases the official long form version of his birth certificate.
After weeks of Donald Trump dominating the news cycle promoting “birther” conspiracy theories, Obama released the long form birth certificate. He chastised the nation, “We are not going to be able to solve our problems if we get distracted by side shows and carnival barkers.” He concludes his statement with “I’ve got better stuff to do, bitches.” (Okay. So, I added the “bitches.” But, it was clearly implicit.)
April 30th, 2011
At the White House Correspondents Dinner, Obama takes the podium accompanied by images of his birth certificate intercut with classic Americana media imagery – the Karate Kid leg sweep, Rocky at the top of Philadelphia Art Museum Stairs, Optimus Prime (nice).
Obama then mocked the birther movement, saying that in addition to his birth certificate, to put to rest any doubt about his citizenship, he was also releasing his birth video. And then showed Simba’s birth from the Lion King.
Then Obama went in on Trump. Speaking of Trump’s “credentials and breadth of experience” Obama tells the crowd,
Just recently on an episode of Celebrity Apprentice, at the steak house, the men’s cooking team did not impress the judges from Omaha Steaks. And there was a lot of blame to go around. But, you, Mr. Trump, recognized that the real problem was a lack of leadership. And so ultimately you didn’t blame Lil’ John or Meatloaf. You fired Gary Busey. And these are the kind of decisions that would keep me up at night.
OH! Face! Allow me to translate Obama’s sentiment – Real predators do real things [bitch]. Oh that’s right Mr. Trump. The leader of the free world just pointed out that your most high stakes decisions are between Latoya Jackson and Starr Jones.
May 1, 2011
President Obama announces that after a decade of hiding, Osama bin Laden was shot and killed in a covert military operation in Pakistan. Which would explain why Obama looked like this at the Correspondents Dinner at the mention of bin Laden’s name.
Apparently, Obama did have “more important stuff to do” than deal with Donald Trump and the birthers.
Obama might not be the most obvious predator. Though subtly is necessitated by his office and station, I believe the underlying message Obama is sending to his critics is clear —
Real preds do real things.