Parsing the Wee-Weed-Up Man

Another interpretation making the rounds is that he's trying to show off his mastery of foreign languages, i.e. that the phrase in question is Oui, oui.

In other words, folks in Washington are acting like typical French persons.

Posted by Connecticut Yankee at August 21, 2009 8:56 AM

My first thought when I read "wee weed" was that the Bamster was talking about a small joint.

Posted by rab at August 21, 2009 2:50 PM

I thought Obama was speaking Austrian.

Posted by John Higgins at August 22, 2009 6:37 AM

http://frontoccidental.blogspot.com/2009/08/gramsci-and-ortega-y-gasset-academic.html
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First, the universities should be closed. The primary failure of the
current intellectual elite is the method of their own reproduction.
The ideology of the university now is that any experience outside of
their theories counts for nothing. The revolutionary strategy of
Gramsci in relation to education is completed and there can be
revanche to the intellectual frontiers of epochs as the classical and
the age of Enlightenment without the destruction of the organized
educational system.

The postmodern decadence of the professional academics has reached the
asymptotic limit of its self-subversion. Even those on the Left who
are capable of being objective should see that this should also follow
from the belief in the idea of permanent revolution. I think we stand
on the frontier of a new era that is nauseated with the present day
type that José Ortega y Gasset called "plenitud de los tiempos"
following the meaning of Trajan in his famous card Pliny where he
wrote "Nec nostri saeculi est."

Obama was correct to say "we are the ones that we've been waiting
for," but he does not realize that it will be his own class of
professional academics that will be rejected by the revolt of the
masses.

Posted by J. R. Ewing at August 22, 2009 8:27 AM

And to think, Dems made fun of Sarah saying "You Betcha!".

Posted by Brian J. at August 22, 2009 9:30 AM

You have certainly put in some time about this. Congratulations!

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