Always Classy Obama Uses Inouye Funeral Service to Talk About His Favorite Topic: Himself

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 at 11:05 am

But enough about me, let’s talk about me!

President Barack Obama used the funeral for Hawaii senator Daniel Inouye to talk about himself. In the short 1,600 word speech, Obama used the word “my” 21 times, “me” 12 times, and “I” 30 times.

Obama’s speech discussed how Inouye had gotten him interested in politics. “Danny was elected to the U.S. Senate when I was two years old,” he said.

Speaking to the audience at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Obama talked about his family and their vacations. “Now, even though my mother and grandparents took great pride that they had voted for him, I confess that I wasn’t paying much attention to the United States Senate at the age of four or five or six.  It wasn’t until I was 11 years old that I recall even learning what a U.S. senator was, or it registering, at least.  It was during my summer vacation with my family — my first trip to what those of us in Hawaii call the Mainland,” said Obama.

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6 Responses to “Always Classy Obama Uses Inouye Funeral Service to Talk About His Favorite Topic: Himself”

  1. sharon kremer on 23/23/12 at 12:29 pm

    Not only was this boring it was not appropriate.Forgot family formerly from Kansas not Hawaii as being excuse for going to Hawaii all the time,next vacation will no doubt be to hometown in Kansas.Why not to home in Chicago, it is still there isn’t it.I guess his idea of poor is different than mine,I never traveled around country by any means couldn’t afford Disney either for my kids,but I did pay my own bills and on time too.Howard Johnson must have really felt like he was slumming I guess since he almost wrinkled up his nose when spoke of it,same places so many of us stay when traveling.I didn’t realize how bad I have had it until he pointed it out but that is OK I still enjoyed my low life holidays when I could get away with family that is the important part.

  2. Stan Back on 23/23/12 at 12:36 pm

    Hussein the great champion of the middle class had to dash off to his spartan 4$ million vacation or he would have mentioned himself 1000 times in the speech.