On Getting Into Obama's Pants

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Forget any quibbles you might have with Obama's handling of the BP oil spill. Let's talk about the real issue! Says Fox & Friends' Gretchen Carlson: "When he was standing at the shoreline there, he had on fancy pants."

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Quoth she:

Also, did you see, President Obama is being criticized for what he had on. When he was standing at the shoreline there, he had on fancy pants and a fancy shirt. Look, what other critics are saying, is that 80% of public perception is image. Not what you say. And he should have had on, like what Thad Allen has on next to him. Something that looked like he was a little bit more at the scene.

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Pants-wise, the POTUS has a long and varied history. Early on, we learned he was against the abolition of sagging pants, but found them uncouth. He has been credited with inventing the word "e-pants-ipation." He enjoys dancing to "Pants on the Ground." And then there are his own pants!

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Mom pants.


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Fancy pants.


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Suspect pants.


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Thad Allen-style, presumably emergency-appropriate pants.


Frankly, we were a little disappointed in the fanciness of the pants in question. After all, this is the President of the United States we're talking about! When you say "fancy pants," we expect something major, something more like:

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DISCUSSION

ASmallTurnip
A Small Turnip

I feel that this is an appropriate time to watch this clip.*

All these bitches, checkin' out my britches.

Put 'em in a trance when I wear track pants.

My dungarees make them hungry.

They're over the moon when I don pantaloons.

* Tip: there is never an inappropriate time to watch this clip.