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March 08, 2010

Dan Rather: "Obama Couldn't Sell Watermelons"

Alright, I've found the video. This was on the Chris Matthews show.

Presumably, Rather was finishing "couldn't sell watermelons to save his life", but he was interrupted.

Hat tip to iOwnTheWorld.

More to come...

More: Left Coast Rebel has the transcript:

"When you talk about a triumph though, part of the undertow in the coming election is going to be President Obama's leadership and the Republicans are making a case, a lot of independents will buy this argument, listen he just hasn't been...look at the health care bill, it was his number one priority, it took him forever to get it through and he had to compromise it to death and a version of ...listen, he's a nice person, he's very articulate, this was going to be used against him. But He couldn't sell watermelons if you gave him if you gave him a State Trooper to flag down traffic..."

Is that an expression? "Couldn't sell X if you gave him a state trooper to flag down traffic."?


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