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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said President Obama got carried away in an address to a Congressional Black Caucus dinner where he said supporters should “stop complaining” and start fighting.
“I think [Obama] got carried away. He got fired up,” Waters said Monday in an interview with MSNBC. Obama “got off script and got a little bit beside himself, but I certainly don’t believe that he thinks the Congressional Black Caucus is sitting around in house slippers and bed slippers and whatever those things are — I don’t own them and I don’t understand the image that was described there.”
Waters added that Obama just went off his planned remarks in his speech.
“I think he just got a little bit off the teleprompter,” Waters said.
Waters’s comments were in reference to a speech Obama gave to the CBC on Saturday, where he told the crowd to “take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,” and to “shake it off. Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying.”
Great advice! Too bad our Juvenile in Chief won’t take his own advice, though …