The Onion leans left but every once in a while they land a great punch on Democrats. Now is one of those times.
They hit Obama squarely on the head with this:
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Obama Praises Own Strength, Resilience In Face Of Hardship During State Of The Union
WASHINGTON—Recounting in detail the numerous struggles and tribulations of the past seven years, an impassioned President Obama loftily praised his own strength and resilience in the face of adversity Tuesday evening during his final State of the Union address.
“In my two terms in office, this country has faced unprecedented challenges both at home and abroad, but if there is one constant amid this turmoil, if there’s one truth we can all hold onto, it’s that through it all I have remained steadfast and resolute—my perseverance never ceases to amaze me,” said Obama, his voice swelling with pride and conviction as he noted how, time and again, he has withstood every attack or heartache that has befallen him.
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Imagine how much worse public perception of Obama would be if Saturday Night Live had ever treated him like this.
He’s been protected by the media and entertainment industry since he started running.