Ladies and gentlemen, the evidence that Barak Obama is, in fact, a Vulcan, despite his penchant for flashing beaming grins.
Exhibit A, which is evident in his every speech and appearance, and thus needs no link: his preternatural calm.
Exhibit B: His ability to flash a Vulcan salute.
I believe it was David Jackson, from USA Today, who suggested to the president this afternoon that a public health care option would “drive private insurance out of business.” I thoroughly enjoyed the Obama’s response.
“Why would it drive private insurance out of business? If private insurers say that the marketplace provides the best quality health care; if they tell us that they’re offering a good deal, then why is it that the government — which they say can’t run anything — suddenly is going to drive them out of business? That’s not logical…”
Pure Spock, that is. And you know something? It’s fantastic to have a Vulcan in charge, especially after the last eight years of Tweedledum and Tweedlevil.
Others have compared Obama’s remarks to Spock, but none of them created a clip. This means that instead of filching one, I had to create my own:
Live long and prosper, Mr. Sp – er, President.