Skip to comments.Obama's disbelief after staring into N. Korea [Rampant naivety on display]
Posted on 03/26/2012 5:44:40 AM PDT by upchuck
After squinting through binoculars into a nation frozen in time, US President Barack Obama reeled off a contempt-laden and startlingly frank indictment of North Korea.
The Stalinist remnant of the Cold War was, in Obama's eyes, nothing but a nation which cannot make "anything of any use", "doesn't work", and even its vaunted weapons exports were hardly state of the art.
"It is like you are in a time warp," Obama said Sunday, after he toured a rocky border post in the demilitarised buffer zone that has split the Korean peninsular for longer than he has been alive.
"It is like you are looking across 50 years into a country that has missed 40 years or 50 years of progress," Obama marvelled later...
...he seemed unable to process the logic of three generations of leaders who had kept their people imprisoned, impoverished and in thrall to successive personality cults.
"If a country can't feed its people effectively, if it can't make anything of any use to anybody, if it has no exports other than weapons and even those aren't ones that in any way would be considered state of the art.
"If it can't deliver on any indicators of well-being... for its people... then you'd think you'd want to try something different," Obama said in a highly undiplomatic and unusually frank public appearance.
"There are certain things that just don't work and what they are doing doesn't work."
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How ironic. He describes his regime.
“It is like you are looking across 50 years into a country that has missed 40 years or 50 years of progress”
because they’ve lived the system that you [0bama] want to impose on us, you assclown.
because theyve lived the system that you [0bama] want to impose on us, you assclown.”
Thank you. This succinctly encapsulates the entire problem with this Presidency.
Imagine his surprise if he actually spent a night without the Secret Service, his armored caravan, millionaire donors, or Air Force One in the projects of the democrat republic of Chicago, Detroit, or even DC
Any Christmas decorations as well?
This. It’s not like the time warp took him to the past, it took him to what this country will look like in the future under his policies. The only reason California isn’t there now is that they’re standing on the shoulders of giants.
They used to say that a neoconservative was a liberal who was mugged by reality. Obama has just been mugged by reality. I doubt that it will move him one bit.
Wondering if Obama will be caught on a hot mic saying to South Korea to not do anything until after the election when he will have more flexibility..........just wondering out loud
Totalitarian Communism doesn’t work Mr. President ?
Gee..who knew ?
How many millions of dollars have been take from the American people and given to N Korea? Did you think they were state of the art?
Hey Obama - Socialism and other forms of tyranny DO NOT WORK.
Is this your first hint of that?
Someone should tell him that this is what 50 years of “progressivism” gets you.
Is this “The Onion?”
Marxist or stupid? Looks like the answer is both.
My favorite Reagan line for when he visited the same areas Obongo went up to the other day, Camp Liberty Bell to be exact. Obama is incapable of this inspiration and sincerity. The troops know it, too! Check this:
"It's an honor for me to be with you. And as you see, this morning, the first thing when I got here, somebody made sure that I would be dressed in what the well-dressed man, American, is wearing, and I'm very proud to have that. Somebody asked me if I'd be safe up here so close to North Korean troops, and I said, ``I'll be with the 2d Infantry Division.'' " (rousing cheers)....I have never been as proud as I am right now and from what I've seen here. And I know that in spite of what I said about our people back home, I'm not sure that very many of them realize that you aren't just sitting here doing some kind of garrison duty. And I'm going to do everything I can to make sure that the folks back home know what you really are doing. So, soldiers of the 2d Infantry Division, God bless you, and God bless America. Thank you." -- Ronald Reagan, South Korea, November 1983
It’s leftwing Utopia over there, including the at least 150,000 political prisoners in the most harsh concentration camps the world has ever seen.
Uh, North Korea doesn’t celebrate Christmas.
Obama -- "hmmm...how can I bring their success to the US?"
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