Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years

Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years This was a tough one to rate If I could have given it 3.5 stars, it would be aaccurate rating for me It has some very funny moments and it was an interesting look back on the Obama years But, there were the usual hackneyed Clinton bashing jokes and I was looking forward to a bithumor However he and his co writer do catch the personalities of the political figures mentioned in the book Perhaps my expectations were too high I enjoy seeing DL on the Maher show, even if I don t alw This was a tough one to rate If I could have given it 3.5 stars, it would be aaccurate rating for me It has some very funny moments and it was an interesting look back on the Obama years But, there were the usual hackneyed Clinton bashing jokes and I was looking forward to a bithumor However he and his co writer do catch the personalities of the political figures mentioned in the book Perhaps my expectations were too high I enjoy seeing DL on the Maher show, even if I don t always agree with him he doesn t believe in evolution I guess I just expected this book to be funnier I loved this book I thought it was hilarious and often I laughed out loud This is political satire at its best A must read for anyone interested in a behind the scenes look at the White House during the Obama years hypothetically speaking that is In general, this was a pretty funny book I laughed out loud several times, particularly at the Clintons remarks Of course, Michelle Obama is the voice of reason here, which is fine if you are a fan I am but will probably put offconservative readers One joke in particular went, I think, a bridge too far Making fun of a woman with a traumatic brain injury caused by being shot by some nut job Yeah, that s freaking hilarious. Received free hard back copy from Goodreads Satirical oral history of Obama starting from the primaries through his last year in office Told through the perspective of President Obama s friends, colleagues and rivals Humor became repetitive and predictable early in the first chapter Responses of rivals were canned and not overly cleaver Blue humor become tiresome. From legendary comedian DL Hughley comes a bitingly funny send up of the Obama years, as told by the key political players on both sides of the aisleWhat do the Clintons, Republicans, fellow Democrats, and Obama s own family really think of President Barack Obama Finally, the truth is revealed in this raucously funny oral history parodyThere is no astute and hilarious critic of politics, entertainment, and race in America than D L Hughley, famed comedian, radio star, and original member of the Kings of Comedy In the vein of Jon Stewart s America The Book, Black Man, White House is an acerbic and witty take on Obama s two terms, looking at the president s accomplishments and foibles through the imagined eyes of those who saw history unfold Hughley draws upon satirical interviews with the most notorious public figures of our day Mitt Romney What s poverty Is that some sort of rap jargon Nancy Pelosi I play Fuck Marry Kill, and there s a lot kills than fucks in Congress, believe me Rod Blagojevich You can t sell political offices on eBay I discovered that personally Joe Biden I like wrestling and other politicians, media pundits, and buffoons It is sure to be the most irreverent and perhaps the most honest look at American politics today ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Book Lover By Jennifer Kaufman ❤ – 9facts.co.uk as told by the key political players on both sides of the aisleWhat do the Clintons ❮Epub❯ ➣ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➢ Author Delores Fossen – 9facts.co.uk Republicans [BOOKS] ⚣ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – 9facts.co.uk fellow Democrats ➿ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Gratuit ➶ Auteur Carole Mortimer – 9facts.co.uk and Obama s own family really think of President Barack Obama Finally ❮Read❯ ➪ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – 9facts.co.uk the truth is revealed in this raucously funny oral history parodyThere is no astute and hilarious critic of politics [PDF] ✑ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – 9facts.co.uk entertainment [Download] ➵ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – 9facts.co.uk and race in America than D L Hughley [PDF] ✍ An Amish Family Christmas ✸ Marta Perry – 9facts.co.uk famed comedian ❰Read❯ ➭ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – 9facts.co.uk radio star [EPUB] ✷ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – 9facts.co.uk and original member of the Kings of Comedy In the vein of Jon Stewart s America The Book [Read] ➬ Vows of Revenge ➵ Dani Collins – 9facts.co.uk Black Man ❰Read❯ ➵ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – 9facts.co.uk White House is an acerbic and witty take on Obama s two terms [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Midwife and the Single Dad By Gill Sanderson – 9facts.co.uk looking at the president s accomplishments and foibles through the imagined eyes of those who saw history unfold Hughley draws upon satirical interviews with the most notorious public figures of our day Mitt Romney What s poverty Is that some sort of rap jargon Nancy Pelosi I play Fuck Marry Kill [Reading] ➷ Small-Town Billionaire ➭ Renee Andrews – 9facts.co.uk and there s a lot kills than fucks in Congress ❰Read❯ ➲ A Convenient Marriage Author Maggie Cox – 9facts.co.uk believe me Rod Blagojevich You can t sell political offices on eBay I discovered that personally Joe Biden I like wrestling and other politicians ➵ [Read] ➱ A French Pirouette By Jennifer Bohnet ➿ – 9facts.co.uk media pundits [EPUB] ✻ The Doctors Courageous Bride Author Dianne Drake – 9facts.co.uk and buffoons It is sure to be the most irreverent and perhaps the most honest look at American politics today D L Hughley has been one of my favorite comedians for years, so I knew this book would be great, and it is It splices real events from President Obama s campaign and presidency with comedic commentary from those who were there The voices chosen for each of the people represented from Michelle Obama to Hillary Clinton to Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid, and Nancy Pelosi, to name a few are true to the public persona they represent, and are very funny The book is satire, but has some truth nug D L Hughley has been one of my favorite comedians for years, so I knew this book would be great, and it is It splices real events from President Obama s campaign and presidency with comedic commentary from those who were there The voices chosen for each of the people represented from Michelle Obama to Hillary Clinton to Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid, and Nancy Pelosi, to name a few are true to the public persona they represent, and are very funny The book is satire, but has some truth nuggets as well It gave me a great escape from the current political landscape, for sure Refreshing Good read to reground someone after the past 8 years This is obviously comedic at points, but seems underlying the jokes was a good grasp on events and history. This is a GreatRead Like a soap opera for politicals, it s hilarious I got this book from goodreads first reads Despite written in a no holds barred comedic way, it really managed to capture the history and feeling of what went on during the Obama administration Even from my not too into politics layman s perspective it did a fantastic job of distilling what was going on how I remember it It does not pull its punches and there were some things I couldn t believe it went there but it did Honestly, much like with politics, I was exhausted from all the crazy she I got this book from goodreads first reads Despite written in a no holds barred comedic way, it really managed to capture the history and feeling of what went on during the Obama administration Even from my not too into politics layman s perspective it did a fantastic job of distilling what was going on how I remember it It does not pull its punches and there were some things I couldn t believe it went there but it did Honestly, much like with politics, I was exhausted from all the crazy shenanigans by the end In times when laughing about politics is what s needed, Hughley answers that call with this book It s well done satire and there are plenty of places that offer laugh out loud funny moments I enjoyed this book and would definitely recommend it to others.


About the Author: D.L. Hughley

Darryl Lynn D.L Hughley is an American actor, political commentator and stand up comedian He is perhaps best known as the star of the ABC UPN sitcom The Hughleys, and as one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee film The Original Kings of Comedy Additionally, he has been the host of CNN s D.L Hughley Breaks the News, a correspondent for The Jay Leno Show on NBC, and a local radio personality and interviewer in New York City.


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