Skip to comments.Priorities: State Department spends 70k providing Obama’s memoir to embassies
Posted on 09/17/2012 6:52:53 AM PDT by T.O.K.
Almost a year ago, The Washington Times reported that the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt, spent approximately $38,000 in 2009 on copies of President Barack Obamas memoir, Dreams From My Father. Last week, on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th attack on our shores by al-Qaeda, that same embassy came under fire and remains so to this day.
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Great minds think alike, you just said it first.
It should be illegal to do this with taxpayer money. It is so corrupt. Why am I not at all surprised?
Really, did they think that Obama’s “story” would so inspire people abroad that they would instantly love us? Is this administration so arrogant and solopsistic?
I guess I answered my own question.
Would that go in the fiction section?
Victor Suvurov recounted how the Soviet embassy in Vienna caused a war scare in the early sixties. The government had printed a lot of copies of Khruschev’s memoirs and hade storeed lots of copies in the attic of their embassy. One day they decided to get rid of them by burning them. When observers saw all the smoke they figured that the Soviets were burning all their sensitive and classified papers - a sign of impending war. It took a while for them to come clean on the matter but they scared a lot of people that day.
-— Really, did they think that Obamas story would so inspire people abroad that they would instantly love us? -—
It would get Obama to love whoever ordered the purchase.
It’s legal graft.
It also explains why no one read his stupid books.
Uh...wonder if the Boy Dunce in the White House has forgotten his beloved Koran, in which Muslim dreams of a world-wide caliphate are plainly taught to generations of jihadis?
Obama is a dangerous egotist if he thinks Ayres’s fawning portrait of him can compete with Mohamed.
Every American should have one on their night stand. Just like Hitler’s Mein Kampf in Germany back when. (sarc)
Wasn’t that the great Speaker of the House, Jim Wright’s book? He never did go to trial much less jail for that. Loss of office was considered punishment enough.