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Originally posted by Miracle Man
Its funny, but I don't see how he "owned" the heckler. Its not as if the person who got invited up front would have gotten close enough to the President for any sort of confrontation.
Kind of reminds me of those guys in school who only fights where there are large groups. Most of the time 4 or 5 people will get in between and one guy will run off on the mouth knowing there wont be any sort of confrontation.
He then goes off with his buddies talking about how he owned the other guy.
To be made a fool of; To make a fool of; To confound or prove wrong; embarrasing someone: Being embarrased.
Originally posted by Mr Mask
What I find scary is the crowd's instant change into a roaring mob of "catch phrase chanting nut jobs".
Yes we can? Can what? Silence a heckler?
Ok...sounds like the kind of thing I would yell to drown out a single voice.
If my girlfriend starts complaining about something, me and a few hundred people just start chanting "yes we can" (like we have been brainwashed to do) and then magically my girlfriends complaint vanishes.
Amazing trick...try it anytime anyone starts voicing some sort of complaint. Do not address the complaint or anything...just get a mob to chant-
YES WE CAN
Over and over.
It works and it is totally American.
[edit on 21-4-2010 by Mr Mask]