Barack Obama blunders again on the world stage

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  1. Revmitchell

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    It is only two weeks since his re-election, and his second term remains two months away, but Barack Obama is already blundering again on the world stage, with the kind of gaffes that would have been plastered on the front page of The New York Times if they had been committed by George W. Bush when he was in the White House. Obama's first term was littered with foreign policy gaffes, and there is every chance the second term will be more of the same....

    ...It is rather embarrassing, as well as sad, that the leader of the free world can’t even pronounce the name of the most famous human rights activist on the planet. Or that he is so quick to appease Burma’s authoritarian regime by calling it “Myanmar”. Barack Obama’s gaffes demonstrate not only a marked lack of attention to detail and a high degree of amateurishness on the part of the White House, but also a disturbing willingness to curry favour with unsavoury regimes. Hardly a good omen for Obama’s second term.

    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/n...rack-obama-blunders-again-on-the-world-stage/
     
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    Ah yes, the classic conservative complaint, "You just know if this was a conservative doing this the press would be all over it."

    Wah! It's just not fair...

    BTW, nice pull from Drudge Report.
     
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    Yes drudge, you know that news agency over in the UK.:rolleyes:
     
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    Saw that headline on Drudge Report this morning, clicked it and read the article. Now it shows up on BB with same headline. Just sayin' :D
     
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    Who care where you saw it.
     
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