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Obama Adviser: 'If He Met With One Leader, He Would Have to Meet With 10.'
weeklystandard.com ^ | 9/25/12 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 09/25/2012 8:28:12 AM PDT by Justaham

The reason why President Obama is not meeting with any foreign leaders during this week's United Nations General Assembly in New York is, as one aide to the president explained, because "If he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10."

The reasoning was explained that way to the New York Times.

"Mr. Obama was scheduled to attend a reception for world leaders at the United Nations on Monday night. But a campaign adviser acknowledged privately that in this election year, campaigning trumped meetings with world leaders. 'Look, if he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10,' the aide said, speaking on the condition of anonymity," the Times reports today.

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1 posted on 09/25/2012 8:28:18 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

What a pathetic excuse for President Empty Chair! Does thats mean he has to go on EVERY talk show now that he went on “The View.”

God, really, have mercy and spare us, PLEASE!


2 posted on 09/25/2012 8:29:46 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Justaham

‘If He Met With One Leader, He Would Have to Meet With 10.’

Well...isn’t THAT what a President does?


3 posted on 09/25/2012 8:29:55 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Justaham
Isn't that the JOB of world leaders?

To meet with each other?

4 posted on 09/25/2012 8:30:01 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Justaham

The most pathetic “dog ate my homework” answer EVER! Deserves a blooper award of for least imaginative lying.


5 posted on 09/25/2012 8:31:28 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Justaham

Yeah, well presidentin is hard. Deal with it or resign.


6 posted on 09/25/2012 8:31:35 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Justaham
Oh no! He might actually have had to work!
7 posted on 09/25/2012 8:32:19 AM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: Justaham

Is this a line from dumb and dumber and totally lubricious???


8 posted on 09/25/2012 8:32:32 AM PDT by PORD (People Of Right & Duty!)
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To: Justaham

He’s not meeting with them because he knows he doesn’t have their respect. World leaders, collectively, have dissed him before and it showed, he doesn’t want a repeat performance. There’s a picture floating around somewhere that shows him to be an outsider to the group of “world leaders.”


9 posted on 09/25/2012 8:32:36 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: SMARTY

Calling Clarify Team , Obama Adviser gaffe


10 posted on 09/25/2012 8:32:51 AM PDT by molson209
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To: Justaham
Israel an insignificant third world county surrounded by arab states who would like to blow it off the map.

Of course a muzzie would love to see that happen.

11 posted on 09/25/2012 8:33:23 AM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: Justaham

Actually, the truth is that if he met with one leader it would have to be Netanyahu, therefore he canceled other meetings because he would not be able to explain why he did not.


12 posted on 09/25/2012 8:37:03 AM PDT by inpajamas (http://outskirtspress.com/ONE)
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To: Justaham; All
"Obama Adviser:
'If He Met With One Leader,
He Would Have to Meet With 10.'"


13 posted on 09/25/2012 8:37:26 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SMARTY
My sentiments exactly! Isn't that what presidents do? He's got time for silliness on David Letterman and The View but doesn't have time to meet with Bibi. This man is a disgrace to his office. PLEASE, Obama, go play some more golf and leave us alone. When Israel destroys its enemies and you are made to look the fool you really are, YOU will be the one crawling to Bibi to talk with him.
14 posted on 09/25/2012 8:38:00 AM PDT by sgfan1212
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To: Justaham

At least 10 of them have taken, and eaten his lunch. He can’t beg them to stop being mean until after the election or he will look weak. Anyone else seeing the picture?


15 posted on 09/25/2012 8:38:11 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Justaham
It's part of his freaking job!!! Pink slip time!
16 posted on 09/25/2012 8:38:14 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Obama A man without an American mission.)
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To: Justaham

God forbid this lazy POS would have to acually do any work.

Boy, talk about perpetuating a stereotype!


17 posted on 09/25/2012 8:39:03 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: austinaero; All
"Does thats mean he has to
go on EVERY talk show now that
he went on “The View.”"


18 posted on 09/25/2012 8:39:53 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Justaham

Yeah, that would be work.

As Maynard G. Krebs used to say: “Work!”


19 posted on 09/25/2012 8:40:08 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: Justaham

If he traveled to one country he would have to travel to....
If he vacationed in one state he would have to vacation in....
If he golfed on one course he would have to golf on.......
If he held a press conference in one room he would have to hold a press conference in.....


20 posted on 09/25/2012 8:40:10 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: Justaham

21 posted on 09/25/2012 8:40:57 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Justaham
It is a shame that this dereliction of duty will not be covered by MSM. So he meets with 10 leaders? What does that take? 1/2 a day; a full day?

Maybe he can get a quick game of golf in while the weather is still nice here in NY. Winged Foot is only 1/2 an hour away!

OTOH, that will probably cost him $4 or $5 million in donations for fundraisers he will have to pass on. Maybe he just sends Sebelius, Holder or Panetta with their hats out. They have nothing better to do. (Actually, I'm OK with Panetta; not his fault he works for a weak President - he's still a lefty, but moderately respectable.)

22 posted on 09/25/2012 8:41:08 AM PDT by dan on the right
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To: Justaham
If he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10

Uh, isn't that your job as President?? When you were first sworn in, you said you were ready for all the responsibilities of the Presidency .... guess that was just another big lie, eh Blue-Lips?

BTW, golfing and partying with Hollywood celebrities are NOT part of the Presidential duties, Bamster, in case you didn't know ....


23 posted on 09/25/2012 8:41:15 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Justaham

That President job is, like, just SO hard.


24 posted on 09/25/2012 8:41:20 AM PDT by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Must be above his pay grade.


25 posted on 09/25/2012 8:41:29 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: SMARTY

Exactly


26 posted on 09/25/2012 8:42:38 AM PDT by Mootey
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To: musicman

^5




The truth:
He hates Bibi, (who's too strong a man and Leader) and can't face him with any decision, so he has to hide out from the others.

_resident panty-waist Muslim Marxist.

27 posted on 09/25/2012 8:44:07 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Justaham
You might just want to stay away from Obama


28 posted on 09/25/2012 8:44:24 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Justaham

“If he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10.”


And that would REALLY mess with his Jay-Z, Beyonce, David Letterman, golf and fund raising time!


29 posted on 09/25/2012 8:44:54 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - 1984)
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To: PORD

I meant to write “ludicrous” but then again this whole cabal of Obolshevik and MSM can make one want to get lubricated frequently.


30 posted on 09/25/2012 8:47:24 AM PDT by PORD (People Of Right & Duty!)
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To: V_TWIN

“Talk about perpetuating a sterotype”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDc9gKt9Ly4


31 posted on 09/25/2012 8:51:06 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: Justaham

You know, in Clinton’s first term, he complained about not having enough time during the day for himself. So, they scheduled a few hours in the afternoon “for himself.” That extra free time afforded him a “relationship” with Monica.


32 posted on 09/25/2012 8:53:41 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Justaham
Aww, cut the guy some slack. Do you have any idea what that
much bowing can do to your back?
33 posted on 09/25/2012 8:54:12 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Must be above his pay grade.

Sewer cleaners are above his pay grade.

34 posted on 09/25/2012 8:54:24 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Obama A man without an American mission.)
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To: Justaham
Carol Platt Liebau was first female managing editor of the Harvard Law Review:

"It reminds me a little bit of my experience with him when he was president of the Harvard Law Review. You know, I hesitated to say a lot about this during the campaign because I really thought maybe it wasn't fair. That maybe, finally, when he got to be President, this would be a job big enough to engage and hold Barack Obama's sustained interest, because really, is there a bigger job out here?

[...]

[W]hen he was at the HLR you did get a very distinct sense that he was the kind of guy who was much more interested in being the president of the Review, than he was in doing anything as president of the Review.

A lot of the time he quote/unquote "worked from home", which was sort of a shorthand - and people would say it sort of wryly - shorthand for not really doing much. He just wasn't around. Most of the day to day work was carried out by the managing editor of the Review, my predecessor, a great guy called Tom Pirelli whose actually going to be one of the assistant attorney generals now.

He's the one who did most of the day to day work. Barack Obama was nowhere to be seen. Occasionally he would drop in he would talk to people, and then he'd leave again as though his very arrival had been a benediction in and of itself, but not very much got done.

So, you know, you see that and you think, gosh, maybe that's the way the guy operates, hut then you figure ok, obviously he always had his eye on bigger and better things.

But now he's President...there really isn't a bigger or better thing."

Obama at Harvard Law Review

35 posted on 09/25/2012 8:55:48 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: Justaham

“if he has to solve one problem, he would have to solve ten.” so why bother, right?


36 posted on 09/25/2012 8:55:48 AM PDT by fnord (freedom is scary to some, especially other people's)
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To: Justaham

I wonder if this guy knows how stupid that sounds.


37 posted on 09/25/2012 8:56:22 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Justaham

"If He Met With One Leader, He Would Have to Meet With 10"


38 posted on 09/25/2012 8:58:31 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm not voting for Obama, so therefore I must be helping Romney!)
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To: Personal Responsibility
And that would REALLY mess with his Jay-Z, Beyonce, David Letterman, golf and fund raising time!

That is the point. When Obama looks at his daily schedule he sees potential donors. He does not see the Middle East exploding.

Maybe Valerie needs to get him to the eye doctor.

39 posted on 09/25/2012 8:59:04 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: SMARTY

Well, then, I guess the only thing he can do is not meet with any... non-muslims.


40 posted on 09/25/2012 8:59:47 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Justaham
Just a Chicago thug acting like a Mafia Don...
41 posted on 09/25/2012 9:01:22 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: V_TWIN

So... what would your average leftist 0bama supporter call me if I said 0bama was “lazy and shiftless”...


42 posted on 09/25/2012 9:02:45 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: onyx


43 posted on 09/25/2012 9:02:54 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Justaham
"If he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10."

I can understand this. When you have to meet with 10 people it's starting to sound like work and the last thing Obama has any intention of doing is working. Hey, he won.

44 posted on 09/25/2012 9:03:31 AM PDT by circlecity
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THAT’S precisely what he’d love to say!
You find the best stuff, musicman!


45 posted on 09/25/2012 9:10:46 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: SMARTY

“If He Met With One Leader, He Would Have to Meet With 10.’

Well...isn’t THAT what a President does?”

The problem is that he couldn’t keep his platitudes and outright lies straight for that many meetings. Also ten excuses for snubbing Israel is harder to make than the current “ I’m too busy.”


46 posted on 09/25/2012 9:10:56 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Justaham
It's his JOB!

Malfeasance, dereliction, IMPEACH NOW!

47 posted on 09/25/2012 9:15:56 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: Justaham

Ok,now I understand.If he is meeting with one insignificant person(letterman,the view,beyonce etc),he must meet with 10.(sarcasm).


48 posted on 09/25/2012 9:18:13 AM PDT by ohiobushman (Only in N.Y.C can u buy beer by the case,liquor by the gallon,but be a criminal buying a soda!)
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To: Justaham

You can’t fix stupid or liberals. But then I repeat myself!


49 posted on 09/25/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Justaham
If he met with one leader, he would have to meet with 10

BS. This ass must think Americans are stupid. Whoops, well some have brains.

50 posted on 09/25/2012 9:22:10 AM PDT by Logical me
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