Skip to comments.Poles Demand Obama Apology For "Polish Death Camps" Comment
Posted on 05/29/2012 5:12:50 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The president referred to Polish death camps while awarding a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Polish professor Jan Karski, a hero of the anti-Nazi resistance. Poles believe they're blamed unfairly for the Nazi Holocaust, and the Foreign Minister led the outrage in a late night tweet.
The remark, which barely drew notice in America, is all over the Polish news today. On the country's largest television station:
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As much as I dislike birtherism, that’s pretty damn funny anyway.
The man is a muslim — what do you expect him to say?
BTW muslims were on Hitler’s side.
yes, also he has yet to notice he has two lovely young daughters who are not boys. He has a great deal to catch up on....(Ps: he was correct, however, with the “57 states” comment... in that there were at that time, indeed, exactly 57 states (and/or terrorist organizations) in the international Islamic/Arab Conference...)
Jan Karski was a Polish diplomat who brought word of the Holocaust in Poland to the western nations. For his work on trying to save the Jews of Poland, he was awarded the title of “Righteous Gentile” by the Vad Yashem Memorial organization, the highest civilian award Israel can give to those Christians and a couple Moslems who risked their lives to save Jewish lives in WW2.
An old friend of mine, Stefan Korbanski, one of the leaders of the Polish Free Army during WW2, was also the recipient of the “Righteous Gentile” award for his helping to smuggle arms and equipment into the Warsaw Ghetto so that the thousands of Jews trapped in it could resist the Germans, which they did for weeks despite overwhelming odds.
Both men were extraordinary human beings in a time when wild animals roamed the world.
And of course Obama never heard of either of them before this ceremony which he screwed up.
That's because no one in America listens to the incompetent piece of **** anymore.
It didn’t get any notice because the MSM didn’t report it. Now that the lid has been blown, though, I suspect this will start making the rounds of talk radio beginning tomorrow....
Well, there is a reason why Obama doesn’t want his college transcripts released, one of them being that he’s an idiot
It was certainly something he shouldn’t have said. But if everybody who used that expression is a Muslim, there are a lot more Muslims over here in prominent positions than anyone has ever dreamed. When in doubt with Obama, assume stupidity is the reason.
I guess Chicago -- or at least Obama's Chicago -- isn't what it used to be.
People used to call it the "Second Largest Polish City in the World."
The skidmark is an international embarrassment.
Another just think if Reagan, Bush, Palin, Quayle had said this.
This ain’t gonna play well with Poles in Pennsylvania, Detroit, Chicago who tend to be blue collar Democrat union members who probably voted for him in 08. They take great pride in their Polish heritage and their Catholic faith. This, along with the recent abortion mandates for Catholic hospitals have got to be making some of them decide to either sit home or go for Romney in November.
If Bush had done this, the MEDIA WOULD HAVE NOTICED!
Obama is a frickin' dumbass. Dunce. Ignoramus.
It seems likely that a more formal apology will need to be issued. Alex Storozynski, the President of the Kosciuszko Foundation, lauded the president earlier in the day for recognizing Karski, but now says Karski would have cringed if he heard this
(SNIP)...President Obamas remarks are already being called scandalous by media outlets in Poland. Obama was seen reading this phrase off a teleprompter. The President must acknowledge his mistake and apologize for it. He must do it for Karski and the other Poles that risked their lives trying to stop the Holocaust.
Oh yeah, he’s brilliant allright. Do you speak Austrian?
Wasnt he a Harvard grad?
Must make all Harvard grads proud.
Oh, but you’re overlooking something. He was a Harvard Law grad, not history. So he may not know history, but he is a great constitutional scholar. Oh, yes, one of the greatest constitutional scholars. What? Did somebody say Obamacare is blatantly unconstitutional? Oh, never mind...
While I agree Obama is a fool and an idiot, he also is a poor leader because he’s supposed to have an expert staff review his remarks. He and his staff are incompetent.
With all due respect, he IS a moron.
Bet Obama couldn’t even find Poland or Germany on a map of Europe.