John Favreau, Cody Keenan, David Litt, Sarah Hurwitz, Jon Lovett, and anyone I missed, you have all been an absolute joy, and Seneca himself would be proud as hell to see you have followed in his outstanding tradition of political speech writing.
Whatever creature wins next, please stay on board, I love the way you guys write. It is a pleasure.
What if I couldn't be bothered to go get a free taco at Taco Bell?
I'm not sure why this video is framed this way, but Obama did not promise anyone "free tacos for every American. Taco Bell did a promotion where they would give each person one free taco if a player stole home base during the last World Series game or some such nonsense.
So, it wasn't him saying this, he was using it as a jumping off point for his joke.
It was more joke about how Americans get more hyped over bad food over voting.
I wrote this blog entry several years ago:
Just scroll down to the end.
Please add your name to my above list of well thanked speech writers.
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I'm going to miss him, too, but the past eight years were a lot to ask of anyone.
Speaking of which, he's aged far better than most two-term presidents. Usually, they end their time in office looking like they had a one night stand with a succubus, but Obama still looks pretty good.
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