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McLaughlin: Did Obama’s Roosevelt speech sound like Hugo Chavez?

By Andrew Jones
Monday, December 12, 2011 7:41 EDT
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Talk show host John McLaughlin. Image: Screengrab via The McLaughlin Group.
 
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Long time Sunday talk show host John McLaughlin provided his show a rare notable moment this past weekend, asking his panel guests a peculiar question.

Beginning a discussion over President Barack Obama’s speech in Kansas invoking Teddy Roosevelt this past week, McLaughlin was curious as to whether it resembled a certain South American dictator more.

“Did President Obama sound more like Teddy Roosevelt or more like Hugo Chavez?” he asked. “A socialist?”

WATCH: Video from WTTW via Media Matters, which was broadcast on December 12, 2011:

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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