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Song Parodies -> "Hey There Obama (Why He is Failing)"

Original Song Title:

"Hey There Delilah"

Original Performer:

Plain White T's

Parody Song Title:

"Hey There Obama (Why He is Failing)"

Parody Written by:

Joey Grisso

The Lyrics

This song is written from the perspective of former president George W. Bush, explaining to Obama why he is failing. Enjoy, and please comment!
Hey there Obama what's it like over in D.C.
I'm sure your glad to be in the White House
But you have noticed it ain't easy yes it's true
Being president is a hard thing to do especially for you

Hey there Obama I bet you wonder why your failing
Republicans won't pass the health care bill and it's not because of Palin
It's because of me, I screwed things up real royally, and so you see

Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Failing cuz of me

Hey there Obama I know times are getting hard
You have to fix all my mistakes I made cuz I'm clearly a retard
It isn't fair, I should have fixed them when I was there,
And now I stare.

Hey there Obama, you still have so much left to fix
I know that you cannot to fix every one but
The American public, it thinks you should
Almost instantly if you could, but you're not that good

Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, your'e failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me

Ending two wars must seem like hell
When you've got the economy to fix as well
Bail out the banks if there's no other way
It seems as though I screwed things up
For you now have to fix it up
I fear as though you might not find a way

Obama I will promise you
That by the time that you are through
The whole world will all detest your name
And I'm to blame

Hey there Obama
Just keep trying to make history
Three more years and you'll be done as prez
And Romney will try to fix things

And of course he will fail too
Americans will wish they still had you
So hey Obama here's to you
Best I can do

Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Oh, you're failing cuz of me
Failing cuz of me
BTW I am a social liberal and glad Obama won. I just think Americans expect too much out of him.

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Total Votes: 4

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Michael Pacholek - November 09, 2009 - Report this comment
He is not failing. The health care reform bill has passed the House. It will pass the Senate. The Dow has reached its highest point of the year. The economy grew by 3.5 percent last quarter. Besides, if you were writing from Bush's perspective, it wouldn't be this coherent. You're a social liberal? I'll have to wait until at least your next one to see any evidence of that.
McKludge - November 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Don't know the OS well enough to comment on pacing, but I'm not sure this is worth two one-bombs.

I'd call this more clever than funny, with lines like "The American public, it thinks you should Almost instantly if you could, but you're not that good"

As an engineer, I have a lot of experience with troubleshooting. And I can tell you, it take a lot longer to identify and fix something that's broken then it does to break it. Give the man some time.
UnKnownVO - November 09, 2009 - Report this comment
^Oh lord from up above . . . your commentary is so sweet today, Lord McLewd, not your normal self, eh Sir?
rob - November 09, 2009 - Report this comment
health care passing IS FAILING. how bout the highest death count in the war since it started ? how does that work for ya? ? 55 dead in october? how bout the campaign promice to bring the boys home from the war for oil that cant be won? this 57 states liar and idiot drops the economy as low as hell and gains a smidge and you wanna celebrate it? how bout that hope and change? when will people be honest about who they supported? some never grow up. odumba is a muslum loozzzer.
Christie Marie M - November 09, 2009 - Report this comment
That got me wondering about Obama myself. He is preoccupied with health care plans. I still think we're living in Bush's time. That was funny about the way you wrote it under Bush's perspective. And when you mentioned that American's expect too much out of him, some people I know find that true. I also understand that we can't expect Obama to fix this nation right away. Oh, and I'm still laughing at your parody, especially when Bush tells Obama he's a retard in your song. Here's 5's!
rob - November 10, 2009 - Report this comment
i got drunk and smashed my car today, but it was bushes fault. its also bushes fault that odumba is sending in 37000 MORE TROOPS. any honest liberals ready to fess up? could've ya voted foolishly and blindly for a liar who was afraid to mention HOW he was gonna be GOD for each of us ? 37000 more troops. . . silence on the left. some americans expect of odumba what he promiced, which was alot ! but i didnt expect anything but lies, so i'm not supprised. when youre in a hole, quit digging. its all odumba and the liberal supporters design, enjoy your child like " i know you are but what am i " loozer come back of " it's bushes fault". hey kids, it's been odumba for a year now

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