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Obama says disappointment at Copenhagen justified ("I suck as a rookie and that rocks!")
Reuters ^ | 12/23/09 | Alister Bull and Tabassum Zakaria

Posted on 12/23/2009 8:34:13 PM PST by Libloather

Obama says disappointment at Copenhagen justified
Alister Bull and Tabassum Zakaria
Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:38pm EST

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that disappointment over the outcome of the Copenhagen climate change summit was justified, hardening a widespread verdict that the conference had been a failure.

COP15

"I think that people are justified in being disappointed about the outcome in Copenhagen," he said in an interview with PBS Newshour.

"What I said was essentially that rather than see a complete collapse in Copenhagen, in which nothing at all got done and would have been a huge backward step, at least we kind of held ground and there wasn't too much backsliding from where we were."

Sweden has labeled the accord Obama helped broker a disaster for the environment, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said the summit was "at best flawed and at worst chaotic," and climate change advocates have been even more scathing in their criticism.

The talks secured bare-minimum agreements that fell well short of original goals to reduce carbon emissions and stem global warming, after lengthy negotiations failed to paper over differences between rich nations and developing economies. Some singled out China for special blame.

British Environment Minister Ed Miliband wrote in the Guardian newspaper on Monday China had "hijacked" efforts to agree to significant reductions in global emissions. Beijing denied the claim and said London was scheming to divide developing countries on the climate change issue.

Obama did not point any fingers, but did say the Chinese delegation was "skipping negotiations" before his personal intervention.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoenvironment; copenhagen; fourth100days; globalwarming; hussein; miserablefailure; obama
Obama did not point any fingers, but did say the Chinese delegation was "skipping negotiations" before his personal intervention.

The Messiah speaks. (Just when does the 'idiot' label kick in?)

1 posted on 12/23/2009 8:34:15 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

The only thing that dissappoints me about Copenhagen is that the Chinese didnt bodily throw this Bama clown out the door when he crashed their meeting.


2 posted on 12/23/2009 8:39:30 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Libloather
"We were able to at least agree on non-legally binding targets for all countries"

Great, Barry. A couple of pages that mean absolutely nothing.
3 posted on 12/23/2009 8:44:02 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

I would wipe my ass on that while Obama wipes his ass on the US Constitution.


4 posted on 12/23/2009 8:45:28 PM PST by shankbear (Al-Qaeda grew while Monica blew)
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To: Venturer

Interesting as the state run media said it was a success.


5 posted on 12/23/2009 8:49:25 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Thrownatbirth
Great, Barry. A couple of pages that mean absolutely nothing.

Well, actually it means the Chinese and others will do nothing, but the Obama administration will implement a lot of job killing rules in the name of global warming. We're going to be at a much greater competitive disadvantage as a result of this.

6 posted on 12/23/2009 8:51:53 PM PST by Wissa ("So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause."-Padme Amidala)
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To: Wissa

Barack - talk, talk, talk, talk, talk. Major source of global warming due to hot air.


7 posted on 12/23/2009 8:53:53 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable, and unambiguous clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Libloather

yea obozo suck! he was left out in the cold looking for the other nations~~~~google it LMAO


8 posted on 12/23/2009 9:08:47 PM PST by FreeperFlirt
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To: Libloather

Did he give himself another B+?


9 posted on 12/23/2009 9:11:58 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: Libloather
How about this possibility?

0bama says: "I'm a blooming idiot and the people are finally finding out about me."

10 posted on 12/23/2009 9:21:21 PM PST by reg45 (Be calm everyone. The idiot children are in charge!)
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To: Libloather
Obama did not point any fingers, but did say the Chinese delegation was "skipping negotiations" before his personal intervention.

Get a clue, Skippy.

11 posted on 12/23/2009 9:22:19 PM PST by denydenydeny (The Left sees taxpayers the way Dr Frankenstein saw the local cemetery; raw material for experiments)
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To: denydenydeny

It was Bush’s fault.


12 posted on 12/23/2009 10:39:13 PM PST by clearwinner
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To: Libloather

I’m quite pleased with the outcome of that episode of hypocrisy and treachery. Copenhagen is proof that the whole world needs an enema to flush out the algore we call our leaders. All the thieves and filth got together to plunder us, and they were so greedy their plans fell apart. All in all, mankind got lucky.


13 posted on 12/23/2009 10:56:33 PM PST by pallis
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To: Libloather

“Obama did not point any fingers...”

No, he just sticks his chin in the air and disses everyone that disagrees with him.


14 posted on 12/23/2009 11:20:02 PM PST by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: Libloather
Blah blah blah ... " ...nothing at all got done and would have been a huge backward step, at least we kind of held ground and there wasn't too much backsliding from where we were." Blah blah blah ...

Barry: I'm talking through my hat again ....

Blah blah blah ...

15 posted on 12/23/2009 11:26:42 PM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Libloather; bamahead; Delacon; SteamShovel; SolitaryMan; grey_whiskers; IrishCatholic; Darnright; ..
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

17 posted on 12/24/2009 2:18:26 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Don't start the revolution without me.)
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To: arbooz

A woman walks through the snow outside the seaside town of Ballycastle on the North Antrim coast, Northern Ireland on December 20, 2009.

18 posted on 12/24/2009 2:35:09 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Libloather

Revisionist already. I think Unprecedented Accomplishement was how his adminsitration characterized his achievement at Copenhagen.


19 posted on 12/24/2009 3:28:32 AM PST by rod1
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To: Libloather

King obuma’s fascist castle is under seige and crumbling. I fully expect him to venture out soon and make some statement that will expose him for the psychotic megalomaniac that he is. We’re about to witness obuma become the most hated man of his time.


20 posted on 12/24/2009 5:46:24 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Daffynition

Back before ozero was immaculated, Hannity ran audio clips of ozero saying “Just words, Just speeches” as an insult to hildabeast. Guess he was on to something.


21 posted on 12/24/2009 5:52:17 AM PST by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: Texas resident
While Hannity is not my favorite commentator [listened to him on the radio for years on long commutes when he first started in NYC] ... he does get a few things right. ;-D

Merry Christmas Tr and Best of the New Year to you and yours!


22 posted on 12/24/2009 6:03:17 AM PST by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: Libloather
President Barack Obama acknowledged the obvious, disappointing marks at the UN IPCC COP15 summit. Obama, do your homework and show up to class on time at UN IPCC Mexico!
23 posted on 12/24/2009 6:17:29 AM PST by ricks_place
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To: Libloather
Some singled out China for special blame.

There is blame...and now thanks to these leftist elitist euroweenie socialist snobs, we have "special blame". Kinda reminds me how the Jews were singled out for special blame last century...

24 posted on 12/24/2009 6:37:58 AM PST by FDNYRHEROES (In just His first 3 days, the War on Terror became the War on Free Speech.)
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