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Worst Foreign Policy Ever
The Washington Times ^ | September 23, 2009 | Editorial

Posted on 09/22/2009 8:14:47 PM PDT by Abakumov

Then there is the catalogue of Mr. Obama's embarrassing moments on the world stage, a list which includes: giving England's Queen Elizabeth II an iPod with his speeches on it; giving British Prime Minister Gordon Brown a collection of DVDs that were not formatted to the European standard (by contrast, Mr. Brown gave Mr. Obama an ornamental desk-pen holder made from the oak timbers of Victorian anti-slaver HMS Gannet, among other historically significant gifts); calling "Austrian" a language; bowing to the Saudi king; releasing a photo of a conference call with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which the president was showing the soles of his shoes to the camera (an Arab insult); saying "let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel's"; saying the United States was "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world"; suggesting Arabic translators be shifted from Iraq to Afghanistan where Arabic is not a native language; sending a letter to French President Jacques Chirac when Nicolas Sarkozy was the president of France; holding a town-hall meeting in France and not calling on a single French citizen; and referring to "Cinco de Cuatro" in front of the Mexican ambassador when he meant Cinco de Mayo. Also of note was Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton giving Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov a "reset" button with the Russian word for "overcharge."

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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bloopers; disarmament; foreignpolicy; mhmmdnsm09222009; nationalsecurityfail; nsp; nss; nuclear; obama; obamabloopers; oops; un; unitednations

1 posted on 09/22/2009 8:14:48 PM PDT by Abakumov
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To: Abakumov
That's in 8 months.

Only 40 more to go!

2 posted on 09/22/2009 8:17:53 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Abakumov

Worse than Carter. Imagine that.


3 posted on 09/22/2009 8:18:43 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Abakumov

This Creature of Hell has no words to adequately describe

his essence.


4 posted on 09/22/2009 8:18:48 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Abakumov

Wow. And we haven’t even mentioned Joe yet.


5 posted on 09/22/2009 8:18:55 PM PDT by zipper
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To: Abakumov
How's the ship of state, Barry?


6 posted on 09/22/2009 8:19:39 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Abakumov

I don’t think Obama has a foreign policy. Or maybe there is. The only things he’s done consistently so far are apologize for America and defend dictators. If that’s a policy, he’s got one.


7 posted on 09/22/2009 8:20:34 PM PDT by Tublecane
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8 posted on 09/22/2009 8:21:16 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Abakumov

They forgot Zero’s quote about the “Austrian” language.


9 posted on 09/22/2009 8:21:38 PM PDT by BigBobber
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To: BigBobber

“Austrian” is in there. It’s just such a huge list.


10 posted on 09/22/2009 8:24:35 PM PDT by Abakumov
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To: dead

You can’t write this stuff. It would be funny if it weren’t so sad.

The difference between Groucho Marx as President of Freedonia and Obama is that Groucho meant to be funny.


11 posted on 09/22/2009 8:24:36 PM PDT by lmsii (Praying the country makes it to 2012)
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To: BigBobber

“... calling “Austrian” a language;...”

Read closer.


12 posted on 09/22/2009 8:25:22 PM PDT by SoCal Pubbie
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To: Tublecane

He does not have one that he can admit to.


13 posted on 09/22/2009 8:27:28 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: BigBobber; Abakumov
They forgot Zero’s quote about the “Austrian” language.

Ohhh...it's in there.

Hey, my fellow Americans...what can we expect from a neophyte? Even Biden knew the BO would be tested before the year was out. Test they did and test they will continue because they know this puppy only has his "milk-teeth"!

14 posted on 09/22/2009 8:35:18 PM PDT by boatbums (Not everything faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed unless it is faced.)
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To: Abakumov
Worst foreign policy ever, by the... Photobucket
15 posted on 09/22/2009 8:36:42 PM PDT by SiVisPacemParaBellum (Peace through superior firepower!)
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To: Abakumov
“Mr. Obama was likewise successful in ordering the taking out of three teenage Somali pirates by Navy snipers in April after the outlaws took an American ship's captain hostage.”

That wasn't Obama. That was the deck officer in charge at the moment who made the decision to fire on the Pirates, because of the imminent danger to the Captain of the Maersk vessel being held as hostage. It was the deck officers call, not Obama’s.

16 posted on 09/22/2009 8:37:18 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Abakumov

OK good. Obama could be cast in “Dumb and Dumber” and write his own lines.


17 posted on 09/22/2009 8:40:41 PM PDT by BigBobber
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To: Abakumov
Cinco de Cuatro

Possibly he was thinking of the famous Siete de Nueve. I know I remember her fondly. Even if she was unintentionally involved in Obama's rise.

18 posted on 09/22/2009 8:40:44 PM PDT by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: Abakumov

I am certain the shoe picture was on purpose


19 posted on 09/22/2009 8:44:29 PM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: SoCal Pubbie

Thanks. I read it again and they missed the one about Hirohito surrendering on the deck of the USS Missouri.

Such a long list-—and growing!


20 posted on 09/22/2009 8:46:08 PM PDT by BigBobber
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To: BigBobber

That’s right, the Hirohito one! Classic.


21 posted on 09/22/2009 8:49:11 PM PDT by Abakumov
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To: Abakumov

Scare Force One Flyover!


22 posted on 09/22/2009 8:50:47 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( If you have kids, you have no right of privacy that the govt can't flick off your shoulder.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Thank you bump!


23 posted on 09/22/2009 9:29:02 PM PDT by Just A Nobody ( (Better Dead than RED! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA))
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24 posted on 09/23/2009 1:54:23 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: Abakumov
I remember how the press had a field day skewering Vice President Quayle's occasional slip-up; however, virtually all of the Kenyan Clown's numerous errors are far more serious ones, but the press rarely mentions any of these.
25 posted on 09/23/2009 2:40:41 AM PDT by snowsislander (NRA -- join today! 1-877-NRA-2000)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

Scare Force One! I STILL want to know who was on the plane that day. Oh, when I was in D.C. for the 9/12 March happened by the White House. So my sister and I went up to all the vendors asking “Do you have t-shirts that say Scare Force One? You Lie? 57 States? etc. etc. Then we turned all the shirts with dear leader’s face backwards. It was fun.


26 posted on 09/23/2009 4:50:42 AM PDT by Josa
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27 posted on 09/23/2009 5:26:54 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: Abakumov

With all the listed above foreign policy events, I can’t believe that he is that ignorant. There seems to be a pattern. Guess that’s what we get with a completely unknown candidate who got elected by the press.


28 posted on 09/23/2009 5:30:44 AM PDT by Texas resident ( It's us against them. And we're on our own.)
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To: RobinMasters

Obama is up to the task, as usual.

29 posted on 09/23/2009 5:37:57 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
"Up to the task" is an euphemism.
30 posted on 09/23/2009 5:54:52 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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31 posted on 09/23/2009 7:13:25 AM PDT by pabianice
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