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Obama-Conan humor from The Onion

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm •  Published: January 27, 2009

The Onion has a piece of satire in which the Cabinet fails to understand President Obama’s metaphors based on “Savage Sword of Conan.”  The second best line is this:

Later, the defense secretary attempted to find common ground with Obama by making casual references to the comic book Spawn. But the 44th president reportedly brushed him off with an abrupt laugh, saying, “no one in [his] administration likes Spawn.”

Click through to read the whole thing — the best line is the closer.

– Matt Price


by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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