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President Not Getting Enough Credit for Foreign Policy
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 May 2014 | John Semmens

Posted on 05/30/2014 10:00:54 PM PDT by John Semmens

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki lamented the perception that President Obama’s foreign policy has been plagued by incoherence and inconsistency, saying that “President Obama doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around the world.”

“Lesser minds are having difficulty comprehending the sophisticated nuances of the President’s world view,” Psaki contended. “They see the resurgence of al-Qaeda as evidence of failure in the war on terror. What they fail to understand is that if the United States is not perceived as threatening, that it is no longer their enemy, they will have no reason to attack us. And unlike during the Bush Administration, there have been no terrorist attacks on America since President Obama introduced his ‘smile turneth away wrath’ approach.”

Some members of the media found Psaki’s perspective “laughable,” however, former Vermont Governor Howard Dean came to her defense. “There is no question that there are vast differences between the mental capabilities of different people,” Dean said. “President Obama is at the pinnacle of the human pyramid. It stands to reason that persons further down would have a hard time trying to figure out his thinking.”

As an example of President Obama’s superhuman mental accomplishments Dean cited “the transformation he has wrought in Libya. For 40 years Gaddafi ruled that land with an iron fist, but with the skilled intervention carried out under President Obama’s orders a democratic and peaceful regime has supplanted his tyranny.”

According to Dean, the fact that few would be inclined to agree with his assessment “only bolsters the case for President Obama’s genius. Historically, geniuses have always stood out from the pack. Many have been pilloried and persecuted as President Obama is being pilloried and persecuted for his vision of a better world.”

In related news, Secretary of State John Kerry labeled Edward Snowden a coward for refusing to return to the United States where he faces the threat of prosecution for divulging that the US Government spies on its own citizens. “I think that a person who has objections to what his Government is doing has an obligation to air these grievances face-to-face like I did as a young naval officer in order to expose the war atrocities being committed by US troops in Vietnam,” Kerry said. The Secretary’s comparison may be inapt, though. While Kerry may have committed crimes, the Government never sought to try him—a circumstance that Kerry attributed to “both Nixon’s cowardice and the irrefutable truth of what I had to say.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

http://azconservative.org/2014/05/31/president-not-getting-enough-credit-for-foreign-policy/


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: kerry; libya; obama; satire

1 posted on 05/30/2014 10:00:55 PM PDT by John Semmens
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ping


2 posted on 05/30/2014 10:01:43 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens
President Not Getting Enough Credit for Foreign Policy

If by credit they mean blame, then I agree.

3 posted on 05/30/2014 10:05:59 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: John Semmens

NOW, cut THAT out!


4 posted on 05/30/2014 10:06:41 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: John Semmens

Bump


5 posted on 05/30/2014 10:10:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: John Semmens

You nailed them......lol


6 posted on 05/30/2014 10:38:25 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: John Semmens

LOL!


7 posted on 05/30/2014 11:38:39 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: John Semmens
What they fail to understand is that if the United States is not perceived as threatening, that it is no longer their enemy, they will have no reason to attack us.

No, what you fail to understand is that the alligator will eat you last.

8 posted on 05/31/2014 12:08:22 AM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: John Semmens

Obama makes George W. Bush look like a genius.


9 posted on 05/31/2014 12:21:28 AM PDT by kathsua (A woman can do anything a man can do and have babies besides;)
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To: John Semmens

This is priceless. Thank you for the ping.


10 posted on 05/31/2014 12:32:00 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: John Semmens

Does he really want credit because it looks more like a huge debit to me


11 posted on 05/31/2014 12:37:06 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

“.......President Obama’s foreign policy has been plagued by incoherence and inconsistency”........

Who can argue with that? Obozo has made our country the laughing stock of the world with his stupid policies and edicts. He needs to step down before he is dragged out.


12 posted on 05/31/2014 4:01:25 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: John Semmens
How can a POTUS that has NO coherent foreign policy objectives, other than to destroy America's influence around the world, be faulted for not having one? I'd say that his “non-policy” has been quite successful overall.
13 posted on 05/31/2014 4:58:52 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: John Semmens


14 posted on 05/31/2014 5:28:13 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: John Semmens

Mind powers.


15 posted on 05/31/2014 10:46:45 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: ViLaLuz

I fail to catch the satire in this piece. It is straight out of AP/ABC/MSNBC reporting, word for word. Where’s the satire?
I think you are going to have to change your title to “All the News All the Time”.


16 posted on 05/31/2014 11:27:52 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: John Semmens
Oooooh, this one's got a number of sharp edges.

Excellent!

17 posted on 05/31/2014 11:44:36 AM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is...sounding pretty good about now.)
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To: John Semmens
The only incredible part of this story is:

Some members of the media found Psaki’s perspective “laughable,”

The media continues to cover for the thugs in the White House.

18 posted on 05/31/2014 7:57:31 PM PDT by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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To: John Semmens

HAAAAA!


19 posted on 05/31/2014 8:11:56 PM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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To: John Semmens

Well done, sir.


20 posted on 06/04/2014 9:52:58 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: John Semmens

Well done, sir.


21 posted on 06/04/2014 9:53:14 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: John Semmens

What foreign policy?


22 posted on 06/06/2014 10:18:50 PM PDT by LiteKeeper ("Who is John Galt?")
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