Obama to skip funeral of former first lady Nancy Reagan

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Tim, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Tim

    Tim Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    101,806
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2015
    Messages:
    15,432
    Likes Received:
    30,676
    The former first lady will be laid to rest beside her husband during a private ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

    President Obama will not attend the funeral. He will instead appear at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, on Friday.

    President Obama was criticized last month for refusing to attend the funeral of Justice Antonin Scalia.

    Obama famously mocked the former first lady in his first press conference as president in 2008.

    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-brief...helle-obama-will-attend-nancy-reagans-funeral


    [​IMG]
     
  2. Beer Can

    Beer Can Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    8,955
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2015
    Messages:
    3,219
    Likes Received:
    6,206
    Just say no.
     
  3. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 Cookies Bitch Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2013
    Messages:
    31,224
    Likes Received:
    31,962
    He already had his tickets.
     
  4. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    144,290
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    47,472
    Likes Received:
    48,282
    He's a real asshole
     
  5. hugh jasol

    hugh jasol Rob Zodiac VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    83,775
    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2015
    Messages:
    8,581
    Likes Received:
    20,825
  6. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    124,299
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,609
    Likes Received:
    44,012
  7. Abner Devereaux

    Abner Devereaux Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    12
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2015
    Messages:
    2,302
    Likes Received:
    5,776
    really want to believe there is a valid reason for him not attending...symbols like this are nice breaks from the right vs left mob mentality that is so popular.




    [​IMG]
     
  8. Howchilla

    Howchilla VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    38,257
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    6,809
    Likes Received:
    9,509
    I don't blame him. Would you want to spend 2 hours at a funeral hearing how Nancy walked on water and Ronnie was the 2nd coming?

    A Press release gets the job done.
     
  9. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    124,299
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,609
    Likes Received:
    44,012
    FYI, he is a keynote speaker at that SXSW event in Austin.

    Should the thousands that are expecting to see him speak be fucked so that he can go sit at Nancy Reagans funeral?
     
  10. The Jetty

    The Jetty Active Member

    Reputations:
    6
    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2012
    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    127
    He's too busy taking out terrorists. I think that qualifies.
     
  11. YinzerMasshole

    YinzerMasshole Thread Vandal Banned User

    Reputations:
    245,915
    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2014
    Messages:
    11,396
    Likes Received:
    26,609
    Yeah, that's bad form.

    But, look on the bright side: at least all those old Hollywood types won't have to sit through crazy-ass Secret Service screening and have to listen to Obama speak (I'm sure 80% of the attendees likely hate his guts.)

    So, maybe it's better off this way.
     
    Muffler, DiamondGoddess and Penelope like this.
  12. johnfreeman1

    johnfreeman1 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    34
    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2015
    Messages:
    4,268
    Likes Received:
    11,371
    Black people are always late anyway
     
  13. zhukov

    zhukov Time Traveler VIP

    Reputations:
    51,937
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2011
    Messages:
    37,675
    Likes Received:
    21,280
    Dude he's going to a concert. What else you need?
     
    DiamondGoddess and jaw_belize like this.
  14. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    124,299
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,609
    Likes Received:
    44,012
    Racked up another 150 today. :yes:
     
    BigDaddy, DuckDong, XuXu and 2 others like this.
  15. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

    Reputations:
    216,677
    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2011
    Messages:
    69,409
    Likes Received:
    92,472
    He has an urgent meeting with sharpton and blm.
     
  16. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    -444
    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2010
    Messages:
    44,519
    Likes Received:
    24,209
    Do most Music festivals have keynote speakers or does sxsw only do this?
     
  17. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Banned User

    Reputations:
    124,299
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    87,609
    Likes Received:
    44,012
    SXSW isn't a music festival.

    Austin City Limits is the music festival.
     
    XuXu likes this.
  18. Gitfiddle

    Gitfiddle Live Deliciously

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2012
    Messages:
    31,579
    Likes Received:
    26,984
    Is the fact that he's a scumbag piece of shit not enough of a reason?
     
  19. XXXXX

    XXXXX Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    5,273
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    4,500
    Likes Received:
    12,960
  20. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    53,955
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    38,905
    Likes Received:
    17,818
    I'm sure the Obama's went to CVS and picked up a nice sympathy card.