Movie Critic on Obama Farewell: ‘I Want to Grab His Pant Leg and Tell Him Not to Go!Posted: January 12, 2017
…This sounds like a parody of media fawning over Obama….but then so does so much of the Obama-loving media. But the line about grabbing on to Obama’s pant leg is just priceless:
“I’m more optimistic than when we started,” declared Obama, and it was then that you fully realized that he was transitioning from commander in chief to therapist in chief.
“It has been the honor of my life to serve you. … I won’t stop,” he assured us, invoking the slogan that accompanied his ascendancy to the presidency: “Yes we can.” Except this time, he added, “Yes we did.”
It was exactly the hopeful, comforting and responsible address that so many frightened and anxious citizens needed to hear right now. Watching him walk off the stage made you feel like a child desperately holding onto a father’s pants [sic] legs to try to prevent him from leaving the house.
Like a typical fan-club member, he ended the review with screen captures of official POTUS and FLOTUS tweets…(read more)