Skip to comments.Obama's view of Cameron: a lightweight, claims magazine
Posted on 05/06/2010 3:47:45 PM PDT by MissesBush
According to tomorrow's New Statesman, Barack Obama was unimpressed by his encounter with David Cameron earlier this year and commented: "What a lightweight!"
According to James Macintyre's report, Cameron's attempt to stress his pro-American and Eurosceptic credentials did not meet with Obama's approval. According to Macintyre's diplomatic sources, the Democratic candidate was "distinctly unimpressed" and labelled Cameron a lightweight.
Macintyre notes that 48 hours earlier Obama had delivered a speech in Berlin stressing "the importance of Europe's role in our security and our future".
Following the meeting with Cameron, Obama apparently asked officials for more information on Tory Euroscepticism. Macintyre also speculates that Cameron's support for the Iraq war which Obama opposed did not help the relationship either.
The report is sure to dismay Cameron and damage his attempts to portray himself as a world-class statesman not to mention relations between Obama's incoming administration and a possible future Tory government.
When Cameron met the then-presidential candidate in July, the two held an hour of discussions, and Obama also met shadow cabinet members William Hague and George Osborne.
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Takes one to know one.
A new Olympic record has been set of the pot calling kettle black event.
Pot. Kettle. Politically correct color.
So says the 'light in his loafers' featherweight, pResident Obama...
Mr. Cameron should take it as a complement...
Everyone is a lightweight compared to megagenius Obama.
Hmm...isn’t this called projection?
This is surreal. The most inexperienced, unqualified, community organizer POS in the world with zero accomplishments is calling Cameron a “lightweight”? I mean....I’m not a huge fan of Cameron, but MY GAWD....
I think they sent Anita Dunn over there to sabotage him.
How ironic that Obama would call anybody a lightweight.
Obama has the nerve to call ANYONE a lightweight?
The British lightweight still outclasses our Kenyan Junior Flyweight.
Are you kidding? Saint Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize . . . . for doing NOTHING! That’s power!
Obozo must have been looking in a mirror.
Obama would tend to make anyone else look like a battlecruiser ..... that's why he dreamed up the "I was born in Kenya" roorback in 2004 or whenever it was, to make himself blacker, after Bobby Rush dusted him off and tagged him as an "Oreo".
It works in more ways than one ...
Obama didn’t like Avatar? Oops...
That Olympic record will never be broken.
The Black calling the kettle pot.
Cameron graduated from Oxford, and I don't think he has made his college transcripts a state secret.
Columbia GPA, Obama? SAT's? LSAT's? Class Rank at Harvard Law?
Says the Empty Suit.
Look, my impression is that Cameron is indeed a bit of a weenie, but for obvious reasons, Barack Obama is about the last person in high office I want to hear that from.
“What a lightweight!”
Now, that’s rich . . . a Kenyan-born, illegal alien with absolutely no experience calls someone a lightweight. Awesome!
The Loon-O-dent is hydrogen gas. Just what could be a lighter weight than our presidential idiot?
Did that quote come as Zero was on the 14th tee of his weekly “fact-finding” mission?
The guy who never ran a lemonade stand, much less a business. The guy who never even went to basic training or the Boy Scouts and yet is the commander of one of the largest military forces in the world... THAT guy is calling someone a ‘lightweight?”
This is proof positive that Ozero’s ego has gotten the best of him. I would pray for his downfall to be swift and that I could witness it, but that might mean America has to suffer with him.
that record will never be broken.
Bambi hates the Brits, which makes me like them even more.
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