Imitating Obama?: Steyn, Kilmeade Sound Off on Why Ossoff Lost in GA
Brian Kilmeade and commentator Mark Steyn agreed on "Fox & Friends" this morning that Democrat Jon Ossoff's speeches sound a lot like Barack Obama's.
Many on social media have also noticed the strikingly similar cadence, including on Tuesday night when Ossoff conceded defeat to Republican Karen Handel in the closely-watched U.S. House race in Georgia.
#Ossoff speaks with a similar cadence as Obama. No wonder he lost......
— Nurse Patriot (@LANURSE1) June 21, 2017
Does Ossoff really talk that way or was he trying to do an Obama impression?
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) June 21, 2017
I'm voting for him but I could do without ossoff's blatant attempts to sound/speak like Obama. it's unnerving tbh
— h h (@heatherokiedoke) June 9, 2017
— CaptainSkittles (@SectyHarris) June 21, 2017
Ok but does anyone else notice that Jon Ossoff sounds eerily like Obama when he speaks? https://t.co/zhEgpYpcEv
— Jamiles Lartey (@JamilesLartey) June 7, 2017
CNN's Don Lemon pointed out the similarities when Ossoff won the first round of the Georgia special election in April.
"He stole the cadence of President Obama. It's like he was doing an imitation," Kilmeade remarked this morning.
Steyn said it was like "dinner theater," criticizing Democrats for being "over-invested" in destroying Trump over the Russia investigation.
Kilmeade rattled off the long list of celebrities - including Samuel L. Jackson and Chelsea Handler - that backed Ossoff, who reportedly brought in 700 campaign donations from California.
"The idea that Samuel L. Jackson should determine your politics is as stupid as putting Chuck Schumer in an action movie," said Steyn,
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) June 21, 2017
Watch the discussion above.