He seems to be having trouble with the teleprompter again. It really shows me that he has no idea of what he will be saying until it shows up on the teleprompter. Of course, it is the teleprompter’s error not his in his mind at least. A really good speaker would have his speech memorized and just need the teleprompter in case he gets distracted. Why is Obama considered such a great speaker when he just reads the teleprompter, which people do every day?
“In addition to John – sorry, the – I just noticed I jumped the gun here,” Obama said, pausing for several seconds as he looked at the prompter. “Go ahead. Move it up. I had already introduced all you guys.”