Skip to comments.Obama snubs Britain with Falklands neutrality
Posted on 04/27/2012 10:41:49 AM PDT by pietraynor
While President Barack Obama's latest gaffe at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena was largely overlooked by the national media, fixated as it is on the Secret Service hooker scandal, it was not lost elsewhere -- especially in the United Kingdom and in Argentina.
The gaffe, if that is what it was -- and not a premeditated slap at the British -- came during the joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos after the conference.
A Colombian television reporter asked Obama why it was that neither the issues of Cuba nor the "Malvinas" were taken up at the conference.
The "Malvinas" is the Spanish name for the Falkland Islands, which lie off the coast of Argentina in the South Atlantic. It is what Argentina, which claims the islands, and the rest of South America call them.
Read more: http://www.lowellsun.com/columnists/ci_20494762/obama-snubs-britain-falklands-neutrality#ixzz1tGPaJQNV
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This is Hussein’s policy: Insult America’s allies and aid America’s enemies.
Not sure why they didn't talk about Cuba, however, Soetoro's teleprompter had a really good answer about the Maldives but nothing about the Malvinas.
ALWAYS PRAISE COMMUNISTS' AND OUR OTHER ENEMY's.
ALWAYS CONDEMN NON-COMMUNIST'S AND OUR FRIENDS.
It’s amazing we have to get this from the Lowell Sun!
Maybe he thought the Maldives one of the 57 states of England.