President Pays Tribute to Late Harold Ramis by Quoting Bill Murray Caddyshack
Michelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Harold Ramis, one of America’s greatest satirists, and like so many other comedic geniuses, a proud product of Chicago’s Second City. When we watched his movies - from “Animal House” and “Caddyshack” to “Ghostbusters” and “Groundhog Day” - we didn’t just laugh until it hurt. We questioned authority. We identified with the outsider. We rooted for the underdog. And through it all, we never lost our faith in happy endings. Our thoughts and prayers are with Harold’s wife, Erica, his children and grandchildren, and all those who loved him, who quote his work with abandon, and who hope that he received total consciousness.
Seriously, this President is one of us.
Have you seen this one?
“Basically I’m here to announce that we’re building Iron Man,” he said, drawing laughs at a White House event. “I’m going to blast off in a second.”
“Not really. Maybe. It’s classified,” he joked.
Knowing what comic books the Prez collects, I know what that suit would look like: