Skip to comments.Former Soviet Union Premiere Mikhail Gorbachev Says He‘ll ’Support Obama’
Posted on 04/23/2012 9:38:35 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA
In a story that is sure to delight conservatives with a sense of irony, former Soviet head honcho Mikhail Gorbachev has announced that he has every intention of supporting President Obama for reelection. Its not quite an endorsement, but its as close as Gorbachev will probably get. You may remember that this is the same Mikhail Gorbachev who dissolved the Soviet Union, which he only did, according to some sources, after being thoroughly outgunned and outfoxed by former President Ronald Reagan in the 1980′s.
The endorsement came at, of all places, a high school, where Gorbachev was delivering a lecture in his capacity as the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The Chicago Sun Times sums up the event this way:
The 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner recalled a speech that he gave to a university audience of 12,000 shortly before Obamas historic election in 2008.
Two young men were being particularly persistent on that day in seeking advice on how Gorbachev believed they should vote.
When they asked this question, I said, I dont want to teach you because, often, America teaches others how they should live. If I give you advice, I said, that would be a risk, Gorbachev recalled Monday, speaking through an interpreter.
But nevertheless, I did say, I think you Americans need your own Perestroika. And 12,000 people rose from their seats and gave me an ovation. And I think that the elections that followed brought a new spirit to America. Of course, there are many people who dont like what President Obama is doing. But, my opinion of him is very [favorable]. I will support him. However, there are still vested interests who want another Cold War, another arms race, weapons trade, interventions. They will not succeed.
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Of course he will. He’s a commie ain’t he.
I guess Willard was too left-wing for Gorby.
WOW...that's both encouraging and heart warming.
Well, what did you expect! Pay Back. Uncle Ronnie killed the USSR, and this A-Hat is going for pay back.
Socialism Kills! Just check the not corrected by leftist text books.
But of course he does.
He’s still a communist at heart, missing the old days of the Soviet power. He knows good and well what Putin is and where Putin intends to take Russia, and he already knows that Obama has told Putin that he will deal with him after the election.
Pretty obvious what is going on with this traitorous President.
The Man who Despises America
Hey Gorbie...........Go Gorbasm yourself.
Gorbachev needs to lay off of the vodka.
“I guess since Gorby is in Chicago, he is eligible to vote for POTUS too.”
Of course - and as often as he likes as well!
All our enemies support BHO. Our allies (the few we still have)? NYET.
Gorby doesn't have an excuse. He is just plain stupid.
" Why hell, why wouldn't he?
Excuse me, but does Mikhail Gorbachev VOTE in United State’ elections? When did he become a citizen? Wait, the Donkeys will probably send him an absentee ballot.
There are no voting restriction in Chitown. Any age person, foreign nationals or even the deceased can vote, that is unless you vote GOP.
When they asked this question, I said, I dont want to teach you because, often, America teaches others how they should live.
Now here is some irony! The socialist left is constantly lecturing the world about this or that.
Five or six times, no doubt...
Just how does a commie, a citizen of and living in another country, “support” an American Presidential candidate? Is he registered to vote in Chicago?