What is so funny about this transcript is that it is faithful to the way President Harvard Law Review Columbia Punahoe actually pronounces the words. Back in my day, the transcriptions were faithful to the lexicon, not how it was pronounced. I mean, can you imagine what LBJ's speeches would look like? So BO reads like Dusty Springfield:
Of course, g's or no g's, what he actually says is extremely depressing, not to say pathetic. It's not the President who isn't great (or, in his patois, 'reat), it's the country that's small.