Skip to comments.White House admits it did return Winston Churchill bust to Britain
Posted on 07/29/2012 12:55:44 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
White House admits it did return Winston Churchill bust to Britain
Barack Obama's White House has been forced to admit that it did return a bust of Sir Winston Churchill to British diplomats, after describing such claims as "100 per cent false".
By Jon Swaine, Washington
7:53PM BST 29 Jul 2012
Aides to Mr Obama were furious after The Daily Telegraph disclosed last week that Mitt Romney planned to restore the Jacob Epstein sculpture to its home under George W Bush from 2001 to 2009.
"I'm looking forward to the bust of Winston Churchill being in the Oval Office again," the Republican challenger confirmed at a fund-raiser at London's Mandarin Oriental hotel.
Dan Pfeiffer, the President's communications director, said in a statement that widespread reports of the bust being returned to Britain's embassy in Washington as Mr Obama took office were untrue.
"This is 100 per cent false," Mr Pfeiffer said. "The bust is still in the White House. In the Residence. Outside the Treaty Room". Illustrating his statement with a photograph of Mr Obama inspecting it with David Cameron in 2010, he added: "Hopefully this clears things up a bit and prevents folks from making this ridiculous claim again".
British officials were surprised by Mr Pfeiffer's statement and photograph, however, because the bust now resides in the residence of Sir Peter Westmacott, Britain's ambassador to the US. Further inquiries led to the discovery that there are, in fact, two matching Churchill busts by Epstein.
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Barry’s been busted. LOL!
I wish I had a nickel for every time I’ve said how much I hate these guys in the white house. If the Brits tried to burn it down now...I doubt many would try to stop them.
Obama’s 10,000,000th exposed lie in only 4 years.
DemocRATS are lying liars who lie.
Yesterday and facts don't matter.
“oOh That bust of Winston Churchill, yeah, yeah everyone knew we admired that one and to show our gratitude, we returned it to the British” sarc off
Rotten from the head to the toes. It is going to take some serious cleaning to get the stench out of our WHITE HOUSE.
They lie. Then they get mad when they get caught. Typical immature adolescent behavior.
Actually, Kenya can have him back as well.
Exactly. If they SPEAK they lie.
Barry throws his MSM comrades under the bus.
It’s as though the Obama cult has never heard of video tapes and the internet. Do they really think proof of their incessant lying isn’t very easy to obtain?
The task at hand is that all of us throw 0bama under the bust...
One bust was sent back for renovation. The Brits sent another as a loaner to Bush. All art on loan during a Presidency is traditionally returned at the end of the term. The renovated bust was returned to the White House, the Bush loaner returned to the Brits.
This is a non-story that has reached cartoonish proportions. A few facts and details by an inquisitive press corp would have cleared this up years ago.
So.....Romney was 100 percent false — out of 200 percent. Got it.
The sound of the Obama WH stepping in it again.
“You mean that was who the hang-jowled fat guy with the cigar was? I thought it was Alfred Hitchcock! Psycho gave me nightmares.”
along the lines of something like this:
Mr Pfeiffer: “Oh...you meant the other bust....”
Obama has turned the White House into a den of iniquity.
They are campus radicals -- spoiled brats actually -- who rarely in their lives were held accountable.
Lying means absolutely nothing to them; responding to annoying questions with lies is no different than batting away an annoying fly.
Obama is a biological/ideological issue of 1960s Marxist-Alinsky ideologues and the whole damn administration is occupied by aged 1960s campus spoiled brats and their bratty ideological issue -- and that includes the majority of the MSM.
This whole story proves what freepers are up against. We are information sponges, I would bet that 90% of us remember when this happened originally. Though in the scheme of things, the event itself was no gigantic deal, most of us remember this. In this we are the 1%, we remember this event, yet the administration and the obamamedia knows that 99% of the population has never heard of this, so they feel confident that they can blantantly lie to the american people, and the people will see it as just another lie from those wascally teabaggers...if those teabaggers will lie about this, what won’t they lie about
Everybody knows you can’t have a bust of Winston Churchill and an Islamic prayer rug in the same room!
Yikes! If Obama and Zachary from Omega man had a son......
Just a couple days ago they ran some bullcrap story carrying Obamugabe's water, defending the Liar regarding the Churchill bust.
And one of them is telling the truth...
Compulsive, pathological liars have always scared me silly. Why on earth would you lie about the location of a tangible object? Only someone who is insane could think they could not be exposed.
But even more scary is how the average American has become so complacent in their reaction to compulsive, pathological liars.
It seems that Mr Pfeiffer is 100% false.
A quote from an 1899 book by Winston Churchill, "The River War", in which he describes Muslims he apparently observed during Kitchener's campaign in the Sudan
How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries. Improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce, and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement; the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property - either as a child, a wife, or a concubine - must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men.
Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities. Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the Queen; all know how to die; but the influence of the religion paralyses the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science - the science against which it had vainly struggled - the civilization of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome.
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"My previous unquestionable, rock solid, unshakable denial is no longer operative."
We plan on returning Barry Obama (and his bitter, clinging family) to private life next January since he is “100% false”.
Yes,but in fairness it does sound (from one of the comments upthread) that the original reports of it being sent back to England, by people on our side, were also misleading: Bush had a loaner while the original 1965 bust was in for repairs; when the original came back and Bush left office, the loaner was sent back. That should have been reported by our side in 2009.
Obama’s crime was to demote the, now restored, original from the Oval Office to the Residence.
I am impressed that Romney got it right—was careful to say, “restored to the Oval Office.” Someone in his staff must have paid attention to the details.
It would behoove us to do the same.
Maybe Zero got rid of the bust because he believes that myth about Winston Churchill’s mother (Jennie) being Jewish.
-SQUISH- The sound of the Obama WH stepping in it again.
Just another lie from the lord of the lie.
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Return the 0bama bust to Kenya!
Prayer for 0bama - Psalm 109:8 ~
"Let his days be few and brief;
And let others step forward to replace him."
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That barbarous legacy and fatalist habit infests unformly the scions of Andalus, IOW, every Latin American country on Earth.
I bet Churchill is turning over in his grave seeing what muslims have done to Great Britain (and America).
You don’t even have to look closely at that photo you posted to see the bits of undigested corn and peanuts.
No one but a fool in the first degree would believe anything a Democrat said without proof.
Bingo! The Churchill bust return, "you didn't build that," "spread the wealth around," plus 1000 other comments by Obama and his minions point to their Marxist/Alinsky/socialist/communist roots. What about this do Americans not get? . . November 6, 2012. .