If you said they all made March’s month-end media disasters list, you’d be right. (If you came up with any other answer to that question, you’re probably a bit twisted.)
Here are the five worst video media disasters of March:
5. Singer sings “F*ck You” at presidential fundraiser
I like singer Cee Lo Green. He’s a talented musician, and he’s a fun coach on NBC’s The Voice. But he exercised lousy judgment when he entertained a crowd at an Obama fundraiser by singing the uncensored version of his hit song “F*ck You.” If that wasn’t enough, he also gave the crowd the middle finger.
For the record, I own that song. I like that song. But context matters, and creating an unnecessary distraction for the President made the fundraiser more about Cee Lo than the President’s re-election bid.
And by the way, National Review editor Rich Lowry never heard of Cee Lo. Come on, Rich, you’re just a few years older than me. Get with the program.
4. President Obama gets caught on an open mic
At a meeting between President Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, a hot microphone caught this conversation: