Black Man Given Nation's Crappiest Job

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    Black Man Given Nation's Worst Job
    November 5, 2008 | Issue 44•45

    WASHINGTON—African-American man Barack Obama, 47, was given the least-desirable job in the entire country Tuesday when he was elected president of the United States of America. In his new high-stress, low-reward position, Obama will be charged with such tasks as completely overhauling the nation's broken-down economy, repairing the crumbling infrastructure, and generally having to please more than 300 million Americans and cater to their every whim on a daily basis.

    As part of his duties, the black man will have to spend four to eight years cleaning up the messes other people left behind. The job comes with such intense scrutiny and so certain a guarantee of failure that only one other person even bothered applying for it. Said scholar and activist Mark L. Denton, "It just goes to show you that, in this country, a black man still can't catch a break."






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    He should have been a rapper I guess
     
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    Cleaning up this mess will be daunting, but it can be done.

    As John Stewart said, "If you succeed at this job, they carve your head on the side of a mountain."
     
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    I've always been proud of my country. It didn't go from bad to good over this election! Sucks to think that way.
     
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    According to what some of you have told us about your economic status, Obama is going to take on this monumental task for less that ya'll make!

    Thank goodness that job comes with free housing and health care, eh?
     
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    LOL We can always count on the Onion for some good satire. Or is it ?
    Sounds like the just the beggining of the backpeddling, apologizing, lowering expectations and ingratitude.
     

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