Skip to comments.'Obama Is Like a Chess Player' (Henry Kissinger)
Posted on 07/07/2009 12:39:15 PM PDT by decimon
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, 86, discusses the painful lessons of the Treaty of Versailles, idealism in politics and Obama's opportunity to forge a peaceful American foreign policy.
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Kissinger is a left-wing one-worlder. I wish this old fart would kick.
I thought he was dead.
If he means a chess player like Terry Schiavo, then yes, I agree.
Henry..please... your time has passed. Please go retire now.
I thought Bambi was playing Solo Monopoly?
Kissinger must have meant that Obama is like a “bad” chess player and needs to learn the game.
On any normal job, when you leave it's soon as though you never existed. These guys never go away.
WRONG Henry. obama is a kid who took lessons in CHECKERS and now thinks he can join the game of Chess being played by the world’s experts.
And Kissinger is a f***** idiot
Oh, I get it....he’s so smart that nobody can see all the good he’s doing because he’s doing it in such a brilliant way that nobody can tell that he’s doing something good because we can’t see the man behind the curtain and in due time all will become clear and everything will be good and we’ll all be rich and happy and there will be total peace. Or something.
When he does kick, the reaction will probably be like that for McNamara.
Yah - more like a *checkers* playa - “King ME!”
Headline is misleading. The real story is: “Obambi can play Chutes and Ladders but the rest of the world plays chess.”
One of the original globalists...what’s the matter Henry, Bilderbergers got you bored?
He basically said it remains to be seen whether Obama backs up his words with good chess moves.
Zero is a chess player armed only with checkers.
Kissinger is a Veg(at 86 yrs. old he probably has lost all his once mighty brain power) Henry is probably blathering on and on about Obama....not really knowing who the One really is???
“The basic cause of the war was Hitler.”
This proves that at least he is smarter than Pat Buchannan.
At 86 Kissinger is another in a long list of drooling, doddering old men who have stayed on the stage past their time.
Whenever I read something by Kissinger there’s some stuff that strikes me as ‘correct’, some stuff with which I disagree, and a whole lotta gobbletygook.
What the heck he meant by Germany being ‘relatively stronger’ after WW1 than before it? Whahht? By almost any metric Imperial Germany was stronger than Weimar or Nazi Germany. The army was larger. It’s Navy was MUCH bigger and more balanced. It was industrially stronger, and with greater access to natural resources (much of which were now over the border in Poland). Plus they had no oil in a world that was shifting away from coal and toward petroleum — a major strategic weakness.
If Kissinger is making a straight comparison of Imperial Germany (plus the Central Powers) vs. the Entente AND Nazi Germany (plus the Axis) vs. the Allies he’s being an idiot. WW1 became a free-for-all at the outset. WW2 had a long period of Germany (and the Soviets) picking off weaker countries. If a general war had not broken out by some miracle, you could almost view the wars as sequential. Rheinland (remilitarization), Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia (the rest of it), Austria (Anschluss) all happened before Poland. The Soviet Union took Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and attacked Finland. I think the Russians also took a slice off Romania during this period.
Fact is, Hitler was doing it this way precisely because Nazi Germany was strategically weak relative to the Western Allies. If England & France had mustered the courage in 1936, or even 1938, they could have strangled Germany before it got on a roll.
The bad guys are playing poker.
in a knife fight.
Kissenger has always been a whore. He was with Humphries until he saw that he couldn’t win. Then he went with Nixon. The Price of Power explains it all.
1. f3 e5
2. g4 Qh4#
Go away, Henry! We don’t want to hear a peep out of you.
Printed in Der Spiegel, the leftwing German rag ? What are you doing over there, Henry? No one listening to you here?
Yeah, a really bad one.
Yeah unfortunately, fool’s mate is one move away
Kiss my a** Kissinger !