'Ya Know,' He's Not As Impressive Unscripted
Everybody knows that President Obama is a great orator when he's working with a script and reading from a teleprompter. But when he goes unscripted, Obama is not nearly as impressive. An analysis of this transcript of Obama's interview with George Stephanopoulos reveals that Obama uses the expression "you know" 46 times (watch video above).
-- you know, given the economy, there's no doubt that, you know, whatever happens on your watch, you've got--
-- you know, I haven't quite boiled it down to a bumper sticker yet. But I think what'll-- define 2012 is-- you know, our vision for the future.
You know, I'm pretty eclectic. You know, I'll-- you know, I read a lot of newspapers that I used to read in print, I now read on-- on the web.