Skip to comments.Indonesian group wants Obama statue torn down
Posted on 01/26/2010 9:47:23 PM PST by rdl6989
The statue of Obama as a 10-year-old was installed in Menteng park in central Jakarta in December 2009 to mark the four years he attended a local primary school there while living in Jakarta.
A month later, a campaign to pull down the statue has gathered momentum in the world's most populous Muslim nation which not so long ago embraced Obama almost as a native son.
By Wednesday, a Facebook group called Take Down the Barack Obama Statue in Menteng Park had attracted over 55,500 members and local newspaper the Jakarta Post this week reported the group had filed a lawsuit to have the statue removed.
"Barack Obama has not yet made any important contribution to Indonesia and, if we may say, Obama has only ever eaten and defecated in Menteng," the Facebook group's page said.
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Poor Barry Soetoro is having a rough couple of weeks.
Never should have put one up, you think? =.=
No they shouldn’t have, but at least they realized their mistake.
“Barack Obama has not yet made any important contribution to Indonesia and, if we may say, Obama has only ever eaten and defecated in Menteng,” the Facebook group’s page said.
How bout we send him back to you and he can actively destroy your country instead of ours???
I know, that’s just hilarious.
That would pretty much sum up his entire pathetic existence.
But they left out sleep - eat, sleep, and defecate, is all he's ever accomplished.
Menteng is a wealthy subdistrict located in Central Jakarta, Indonesia. It is known as a neighborhood for bureaucrats, diplomats and the wealthy among Jakartans.
What a terrible waste of money. We should send them the original, so that he can do something for them. No returns, though.
The fate of community organizers.
Nice place for pigeons to land and redecorate . Keep it for the pigeons sake.
Those Indonesians must be racists... < /sarc>
True....I guess they were swept up in that bizarre, worshipful euphoria that was going on last year. People seem to be coming back to earth and reality (some with a rather uncomfortable "thud"), thank goodness.
I wonder if the nauseating life-size cardboard Barry and Michelle cutout is still standing at Reagan National Airport?
I’ll have to join that group!
“Obama has only ever eaten and defecated in Menteng”
Ever seen a toilet in Indonesia?
It’s a hole in the floor. There’s also no toilet paper. Guess how you clean yourself after doing the deed.
Its a hole in the floor. Theres also no toilet paper. Guess how you clean yourself after doing the deed.
I cannot say (because I don't know and I'm not going to ask) how someone cleans themself w/o toilet paper. But many people here carry around their own personal tissue.
That “Little Barry” statue is an embarrassment.
Also, it sounds like a good time there to interview people, say if one was fact finding?
It is the same in Turkey. They have a faucet beside the hole in the floor.
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