President Obama was interrupted by hecklers during his speech in Las Vegas on Friday, as he tried to explain why he chose to act on his own to offer amnesty to illegal immigrants. “All are not qualified!” yelled one protester while supporters of the president chanted “Si Se Puede” and shouted “Viva!” and “We love you!”
As the protester continued, Obama replied, “That’s right, not everyone will qualify under this provision. That’s the truth, that’s why we’re still going to have to pass a bill.”
Obama added that his executive actions was only a “first step.”
As the protester continued shouting, Obama said “I’ve heard you … Young man I’m talking to a lot of people here, I’ve been respectful to you, I want you to be respectful to me.”
At another point in his speech on person shouted “Thank you!” to the president.
“You’re welcome,” he replied as the crowd cheered.
In Obamanation, nothing is ever what it seems. There are no accidents or coincidences. Always peek behind the curtain.
Google “Obama heckled” and you’ll get lots of hits. Scroll thru the results and you’ll see a frequent pattern.
Obama is giving a speech. At some point a heckler yells something. The heckler is rude and disruptive, but not too rude or too disruptive. The heckler is criticizing Obama from the left.
Obama gives a smooth reply. The audience cheers. Obama’s reply demonstrates that he is taking a moderate position and a reasonable strategy that recognizes political realities and constitutional limits.
The incident showcases Obama’s knowledge, intelligence, wit and leadership skills.
Am I a tin foil hat-wearing paranoid conspiracy theorist? Maybe, but this is the same Obama that regularly had women fainting at his campaign rallies until someone noticed a pattern and then it suddenly stopped.