Lecturing world leaders at the U.N. and charming the ladies on The View all in a day’s (sort of) work for Obama

President Obama can display some nifty and nimble versatility at times.
The serious Obama addressed the opening session of the United Nations General Assembly today where he warned world leaders that they would rather floss their teeth with a jackhammer than deal with a Mitt Romney presidency.
Obama also challenged world leaders, many of whom have concrete pilings for brains and hearts, to confront the forces of intolerance and extremism within their own countries and permit more freedom at home.
Granted, there’s about as much chance of that happening as there is of Barry Goldwater descending from heaven and revealing that he has switched sides in the afterlife and now sits at the left hand of the Father.
There was a poignant part of the speech when Obama said: “Today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like Chris Stevens, and not by his killers. Today, we must declare that this violence and intolerance has no place among our United Nations.”
Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, was killed along with three other Americans when an Islamist militant group attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Obama had barely wrapped up his sober oration to the U.N. when his frivolous self appeared delivering a birthday basket to 187-year-old Barbara Walters and joking that he was “eye candy” for the ladies of The View.
In a joint appearance with the First Lady that was actually taped Monday afternoon, Obama obviously said nothing that shook Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck off their sofa.
Obama recited rehashed lines while he and Michelle endured some hellacious trauma, held hands, finished each other’s sentences, gossiped about their daughters, made insinuating allusions to marital intimacies, fielded softball questions (even from the supposedly right-leaning Hasselbeck), and otherwise charmed everyone’s socks off even though hardly anyone in the audience was wearing socks.

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