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Chen: I can’t help feeling like the U.S. lied to me “a little”
HotAir ^ | May 2, 2012 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 05/02/2012 5:59:32 PM PDT by Hojczyk

He looked reasonably cheerful in photos with U.S. officials after the deal was made. Then, just a few hours later, he told CNN, “We are in danger. If you can talk to Hillary, I hope she can help my whole family leave China.”

The most logical explanation for the sudden turnabout is that China reneged on its deal with the U.S. once they had Chen back in custody, but that would be a huge betrayal at a moment when Hillary’s in the country for talks on a variety of issues.

I guess it’s possible that the State Department really did lie to him about the deal to get him out the front door of the embassy, on the theory that preserving good relations between the U.S. and China is more important than saving one dissident from Beijing’s police state. That’s hard to believe, though. If it’s true, it would destroy O’s credibility as a bulwark against China among the Far Eastern nations he’s been courting lately.

And if someone in the Department leaked to the media about it, it’d be a huge domestic embarrassment for him and serious campaign artillery for Romney and the GOP. In fact, here’s Boehner’s statement this afternoon hammering O even at a moment when events are in flux:

“Like millions of other Americans, I have followed the story of Chen Guangcheng with admiration for his courage and concern for his safety and that of his family. I am deeply disturbed by the most recent report by the Associated Press, which suggests Chen Guangcheng was pressured to leave the U.S. embassy against his will amid flimsy promises and possible threats of harm to his family.

In such a situation, the United States has an obligation to stand with the oppressed, not with the oppressor.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: chen; chenguangcheng; guangcheng
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1 posted on 05/02/2012 5:59:35 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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John Batchelor should be all over this tonight
2 posted on 05/02/2012 6:01:02 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Our muslim in chief, commie loving, pencil necked, illegal alien resident of our White House will undoubtedly hang this guy out to dry.


3 posted on 05/02/2012 6:02:28 PM PDT by laweeks
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Why would anyone think the most pro-abortion president the US has ever known would help a pro-life activist?

This is so, so sad.


4 posted on 05/02/2012 6:04:49 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: Hojczyk

Dude. You dunn been rickshawed...


5 posted on 05/02/2012 6:09:37 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Hojczyk

Join the club, Chen, we’ve got jackets.


6 posted on 05/02/2012 6:11:12 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Hojczyk

Always go with your gut Chen.


7 posted on 05/02/2012 6:13:50 PM PDT by funfan
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To this poor blind Chinaman I say:

Welcome To Obama-Clinton World.


8 posted on 05/02/2012 6:14:47 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Hojczyk

As Otter said in Animal House, “You F’d Up, You Trusted Us!”


9 posted on 05/02/2012 6:15:27 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Hojczyk
Animal House comes to mind.

"Lets face it, you F***** Up! You trusted us"

10 posted on 05/02/2012 6:15:42 PM PDT by AU72
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“Chen: I can’t help feeling like the U.S. lied to me “a little””

Frankly, I think that he has a lot of nerve complaining about this. We live here, pay taxes and so on, and it happens to us “a lot”.


11 posted on 05/02/2012 6:17:12 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: The Antiyuppie

As the bumper sticker says, “Think You Can Trust the US Government? Ask An Indian.”


12 posted on 05/02/2012 6:18:58 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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“I guess it’s possible that the State Department really did lie to him about the deal to get him out the front door of the embassy, on the theory that preserving good relations between the U.S. and China is more important than saving one dissident from Beijing’s police state”

Ya think? Just maybe? Chen represents everything the “vanguard of professional revolutionaries” ruling America hates. It was easy for Barry and Hillary to sell him a bill of goods to get him back in the hands of China’s communists. “Birds of a feather flock together”


13 posted on 05/02/2012 6:24:53 PM PDT by JimSEA
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“I guess it’s possible that the State Department really did lie to him about the deal to get him out the front door of the embassy, on the theory that preserving good relations between the U.S. and China is more important than saving one dissident from Beijing’s police state”

Ya think? Just maybe? Chen represents everything the “vanguard of professional revolutionaries” ruling America hates. It was easy for Barry and Hillary to sell him a bill of goods to get him back in the hands of China’s communists. “Birds of a feather flock together”


14 posted on 05/02/2012 6:25:16 PM PDT by JimSEA
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Welcome to the party, pal.


15 posted on 05/02/2012 6:26:10 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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Sorry Chen, Hillary and Obama have China’s back. They are Marxists through and through. Hell, Obama has Mao Xmas Ornaments on his Xmas Tree in the WH.


16 posted on 05/02/2012 6:30:35 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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Obama loves the doublecross


17 posted on 05/02/2012 6:34:02 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dfwgator

Also...

“The Negroes stole our dates!”


18 posted on 05/02/2012 6:46:24 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (NEWT in 2012)
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To: Hojczyk

tagline


19 posted on 05/02/2012 6:46:31 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Chen Guangcheng: Gutsy call, Obama /UltraMegaDrippingSarc)
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To: NonValueAdded

GREAT TAGLINE!!!


20 posted on 05/02/2012 6:47:18 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (NEWT in 2012)
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