Fox & Friends: Obama Ripped His State Of The Union Speech From The West Wing


From the January 13 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (HOST): At one point the President of the United States turned around to Joe Biden and said essentially there's a moon shot, we're going to try to cure cancer during the final year of his presidency.

CLAYTON MORRIS: Well something interesting happened last night. Some big West Wing fans took to Twitter and noticed this. Here was a tweet from Ronen on Twitter said "This Obama State Of The Union is unambiguously based on a West Wing episode. Aaron Sorkin must have a little spring in his step." So let's watch The West Wing from back in the early 2000s and then watch we'll the president. Watch.


PRESIDENT OBAMA: With the new moon shot America can cure cancer. So tonight I'm announcing a new national effort to get it done. Let's make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.

ROB LOWE ON THE WEST WING: We've reached for the stars, and never have we been closer to having them in our grasp. And so I announce to you tonight, we will cure cancer by the end of this decade.


DOOCY: Moon shot, reach for the stars.

MORRIS: If you're going to rip off somebody, rip off Aaron Sorkin.


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Steve Doocy, Clayton Morris
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Barack Obama, State of the Union Addresses
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