October 11th, 2009

right., er

Letter grade B-

My thoughts on one Barack Obama, addressing the Human Rights Campaign.

"Many of you don't believe progress is happening. I want to be honest about that because it's important to be honest among friends. I said this before, I'll repeat it again, it's not important for me to tell you to be patient."
Note how he used 32 words here, but didn't make a single definitive statement about anything he's in control of?
While this little chunk was cringingly double-speak, it does get better.

Here's the full transcript. Me poking at it with a blue pencil follows, behind the LJ cut.

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