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The Morticianís Art
Belmont Club ^ | 7-16-2012 | Wretchard

Posted on 07/16/2012 9:24:08 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot

The administration is now entirely focused on giving their failing policies the appearance of life by any means necessary. They are counting on the public not noticing that what is billed as a party is actually an open-casket policy funeral in which deceased is presented, through the magic of mortuary makeup, as being in the pink of health.

(snip) How did an administration which promised to renew America’s image in the Middle East come to this pass? In an article titled “Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East”, Scott Wilson of the Washington Post summarized the Obama formula for disaster in these words: “It began with a bid for historic change. But it foundered ultimately on his political and tactical misjudgments, on a lack of trusted relationships and on an outdated view of a conflict that many of his closest advisers imparted to him.”

That is another way of saying it talked loudly and carried a toothpick. Or to put it another way: he got the campaign points right. It’s a pity that he got everything else wrong.

Nowhere was the contrast between the President’s promise of respect and reality more evident than in Egypt, where Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made her way to the newly elected Muslim Brotherhood President past protesters who pelted her convoy with shoes — an insult in the Arab World. Her mission was twofold. To keep the Egyptian military and the Muslim Brotherhood from clashing and to ask “America’s once ironclad Arab ally” if it intended to wage war on Israel.

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: middleeast; reboot
Always enjoy reading Wretchard.
1 posted on 07/16/2012 9:24:11 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

Of course, the fear is Obama always doubles down on the stupid side, whenever he’s cornered.

Buckle up, folks, prepare for a bumpy ride.......


2 posted on 07/16/2012 9:31:02 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
"Buckle up, folks, prepare for a bumpy ride"

Under this President we been used to a bumpy ride.


3 posted on 07/16/2012 1:05:07 PM PDT by garjog
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