The United States of America is faced with a glossary filled with unwritten solutions to problems too numerous for mention here, and our leader has chosen to appear on a daytime dolly-fest, for the sole purpose of strapping up his sagging ratings!
Not going to happen in this lingerie department Barry!
Barack Obama to appear on American version of Loose Women in attempt to revive his popularity | Mail Online
Barack Obama to appear on American version of Loose Women in attempt to revive his popularity
By Paul Thompson
Last updated at 5:50 PM on 26th July 2010
TV appearance: Barack Obama is to be quizzed on The View
President Obama is to become the first sitting U.S. president to take part in a daytime TV talk show.
As his popularity among Americans fades he has agreed to appear of popular programme The View, where he will be quizzed by a panel of five women.
Obama is appearing as part of the show's 'Red, White & View' series, which has featured prominent American politicians and discussions on current political issues.
The five female presenters include actress Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselback, Sherri Shepherd and veteran TV presenter Barbara Walters.
The show is the American version of the UK's Loose Women in which the women discuss topics of the day.
White House sources said Obama's appearance is aimed at reversing damaging polls that have seen his popularity plummet.
A recent poll by ABC TV revealled that nearly six in 10 Americans say they lack confidence in the president to make the right decisions for the country, and a majority doubt his handling of the economy.
A spokesman for The View said the president will be asked about current events, such as the BP oil spill and the economy.
He is also likely to be quizzed over the leak of 10,000 documents that portray a failing war in Afghanistan.
Barbara Walters said: ' We are so pleased and honoured that President Obama will be a guest on The View.
Hosts: (l-r) Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Joy Bahar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View
'The President last appeared on the programme in March 2008 while he was still a Senator and First Lady Michelle Obama was a featured guest co-host in June, 2008.
'This shows that both the President and First Lady feel that our show is an influential and important source of information and news.'
During his last appearance Mr Obama was able to handle the light-hearted nature of the show.
When asked if he was related to actor Brad Pitt, Obama replied: 'I guess we're ninth cousins, something, removed. I think he got the better-looking side of the gene pool.'
Barbara Walters, creator, executive producer and co-host of The View, will return to the set for the president's appearance. She has been on medical leave after undergoing heart valve replacement surgery in May.
The president records the show on Wednesday and it will be broadcast in the U.S. on Thursday.
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