Skip to comments.Obama Repeatedly Mispronounces Aung San Suu Kyi
Posted on 11/19/2012 8:37:11 AM PST by yoe
During his stop in Burma earlier today, President Obama repeatedly mispronounced the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner who has led the struggle for a free and democratic Burma.,P.
From the Associated Press:
As Obama stood next to the worlds most recognized democracy icon, he mispronounced her name repeatedly.
Ever gracious, Suu Kyi did not correct her American guest for calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi multiple times during his statement to reporters after their meeting.
Proper pronunciation for the Nobel laureates name is Ahng Sahn Soo Chee.
Whats more, Obama also botched the name of his official host, Burmas reformist new president, Thein Sein.
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Not to brush anything off Obama, but there’s a lot of Asian names that are difficult to pronounce.
I’ve never understood this. I know they have things like protocol officers (or droids) who will set him up correctly. I think he might be believing his own press and might not think he needs them.
Which is how he ends up bowing and scraping to others and mispronouncing CORPsmen.
Ha! What a maroon!
Hear it from the horse's mouth.
I give him a pass on that.
It doesn’t translate well into his native language... whatever that might be.
When you combine an executive of limited intelligence with bad staff work that is what you get.
It’s just that... if it had been Bush, it would be the headline of NYT. Jon Stewart, David Letterman, and SNL would base a week’s worth of jokes on it, and the entire entertainment and journalism industry would devote their LIVES to making sure every single person in the USA was aware of it, embarrassed by it, and will never forget it for as long as they live.
This is done on purpose as a way to insult the human rights lady and bow to the evil Burma government.
You’d think on the trip over on AF-1 he would practice pronouncing his hosts’ names. But that would take work.
At least he did not call them corpse-men.
So who is surprised about this? Certainly not the corpse men!
No, why waste time coming up with an excuse for the enemy?
Bush was expected to get names right, and was ridiculed if he didn’t.
It’s all about “fairness”, isn’t it?
Obama is an idiot.
OMG! I hadn’t seen that one before.
Never having heard or spoken the word “Orion” really shows Obama’s level of basic education and lack of intellectual curiosity. At least beyond what one needs to become a community organizer.
That Bronco Bama, what pranks will he get up top next?
We have in this president a disreputable, malicious, drug fiend fagot bent on the destruction of all that is good and sacred. Evil is defined by Barack. He is the quintesseitial demon among us. Any who doubt he is anti Christ have no understanding of Christ.
He didn’t mistakenly mipronounce anything. Democracy is such an anethema to that islamist that he would use it as code to pass a command to murder, rape and pillage at will to his fellow jihadis.
Ptuh! The damned jackal.
I’m not surprised. The moron CIC pronounces corpsman “Corpse Man”. Does he even know what a corpsman does?
Hey. He’s Barack. He’s a diva. He doesn’t need to practice.
Tawdry? Does she have a friend named Jenny Diver?
Beat me to it.
I was going to comment on Paw khee stawn myself.
Should auld acquaintance
And never brought to mind
Should auld acquaintance
And the days of Aung San Suu Kyi
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