Tags: rush | obama | dog | eating

Rush: Obama Is Comfortable Joking About Eating Dogs

Monday, 30 Apr 2012 01:15 PM

By Michelle Lopata

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
President Barack Obama made light of the recent backlash over his dog-eating story detailed in his autobiography while making a speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night.

Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh lambasted the move Monday, saying that the dog-eating jokes made him nervous and uncomfortable.

“Obama told dog-eating jokes,” Limbaugh said. “It makes me very nervous . . . It just makes me nervous, but apparently not Obama. He can talk freely about eating dog in his autobiography. He makes a joke about it. It’s strange.”

“Sarah Palin’s getting back into the game, guest-hosting on the ‘Today’ show,” Obama said during the correspondents dinner. “Which reminds me of an old saying: What’s the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? A pit bull is delicious . . . A little soy sauce.”

Obama’s joke riffed off of one of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s famous lines: “What is the difference between a pit bull and a soccer mom? Lipstick.”

The audience erupted into laughter, but Limbaugh did not find the joke funny. In fact, he found it confusing.

“What does that mean you would do with a hockey mom?” Limbaugh asked. “How can you compare flavors?”

“I find the whole thing just a slight bit uncomfortable.”

Obama wrote in 2005 about the time he spent in Indonesia as a child in his  autobiography “Dreams From My Father,” detailing his introduction to dog meat which he described as "tough."

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Florida Man Convicted of Killing Unarmed Teen Over Loud Music

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 21:22 PM

A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday in the shooting d . . .

NY Post Settles Boston Marathon Bombing Lawsuit

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 22:23 PM

The New York Post has reached a settlement in a Boston Marathon bombing defamation suit.
 . . .

Dick Morris: Obama Went Out of Way to Miss Intelligence Briefings

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 11:15 AM

President Barack Obama has missed 58 percent of the national security intelligence briefings during each of his terms in . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved