Skip to comments.President Obama Recognizes The Armenian Genocide … Kinda, Sorta
Posted on 04/25/2009 6:33:08 PM PDT by theothercheek
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day has become something akin to Groundhog Day - but re-imagined as a Kabuki play directed by Rod Serling: There are the usual somber processions; Turkeys 94-year campaign of denial; co-sponsors signing on to a symbolic Congressional resolution ultimately doomed to die without a floor vote; and a carefully crafted statement by a U.S. president that acknowledges the day without naming the monstrous act that makes the day significant. Everyone has his part to play and everyone plays his part the exact same way year in, year out.
This year, however, new drama was injected into the highly ritualized production when Armenia and Turkey announced that with the help of Swiss mediators, they had agreed on a roadmap to normalize diplomatic relations [and] [a]fter repeated campaign promises that he would explicitly recognize the Armenian Genocide, President Barack Obama crapped out for a second time at least, in English. In another example of his dog-whistle politics (third item), Obama used a term for the Genocide that Armenians use amongst themselves in his statement commemorating the 1.5 million Armenian deaths ...
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Well, it’s about time!!! /sarc>
When Muslims kill their neighbors, we don’t call it ‘genocide.’ It’s ‘just the way they do things.’// rolling eyes in sarcasm.
Recognition of the American genocide by abortion, on the other hand, still escapes him.
Obviously “culture of life” is not a phrase with which he is faniliar. Ironically, abortion has killed more black babies in the U.S. than all the wars and genocides in Africa put together - which is what Margaret Sanger intended all along - and if I’m wrong about that, I’d like someone to show me the math.
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