Skip to comments.Flashback: When Russia Invaded Georgia in 2008, Candidate Obama Asked GEORGIA to "Show Restraint"
Posted on 03/05/2014 7:18:49 AM PST by therightliveswithus
History is repeating itself with Russia's aggressive action to occupy Crimea in Ukraine. More than just Russia invading another nation, Barack Obama's conspicuously weak response is happening again.
Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have been crystal clear in their response to Russia: they would "prefer" if Russia would please stop invading another country and "de-escalate" the situation.
Putin, naturally, is not only ignoring what the White House is saying, but is also likely reminded of Barack Obama's initial, extremely weak-kneed response to Russia's incursion into Georgian territory in 2008.
Then-candidate Obama, who had been slammed by conservatives for his poor understanding of foreign policy and international relations, offered a mere piece of fluff when he initially responded to Russia's aggression.
Instead of rightfully calling Russia out for its actions, Obama stated, "I think it is important at this point for all sides to show restraint and to stop this armed conflict."
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“I think it is important at this point for all sides to show restraint
This seems to be a big part of obies repertoire
It seems rather familiar somehow
Oh yes.... this is his Israel..”palestine” tune...
would that he had the backbone to show some “restraint”
There is a famous scene in the movie “Braveheart” when King Edward decides to send his son’s wife as an emissary to William Wallace. He muses that if Wallace gets a look at his son, he will become even more brazen and violent. Lets just say Putin has gotten a good look at Obama.
President Momjeans: a tougher streak of yellow...
and then Long Shanks tosses Reggie Love out the window.
We should stop building alliances like these. It may have made sense facing the aggressive aspirations of the Soviets. Didn’t Thomas Paine say something about throwing off British rule, then trading with them? What’s the problem with some company making widgets and selling them to Russia, Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, and Israel? Sure they may prop us some dictator, but that’s not the company’s problem or their fault.
Like telling a rape victim to lie back and enjoy it.
So you would be okay selling
ovens to Nazi Germany
I wouldn’t do it personally. I also thinking smoking and listening to rock music is a sin. It’s a legitimate question though. What about buying cigars from Cuba? Or selling Toyotas to the Taliban?
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