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Posted on 11/19/2012 10:24:39 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Barack Obama blunders again on the world stage
By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: November 19th, 2012
Barack Obama: hardly off to a flying start
It is only two weeks since his re-election, and his second term remains two months away, but Barack Obama is already blundering again on the world stage, with the kind of gaffes that would have been plastered on the front page of The New York Times if they had been committed by George W. Bush when he was in the White House. Obama's first term was littered with foreign policy gaffes, and there is every chance the second term will be more of the same.
On his trip to Asia this week, President Obama struggled to pronounce the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the most prominent human rights activist in the world. As The Associated Press reports (hat tip: Drudge Report):
As Obama stood next to the world's 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 laureate's name is Ahng Sahn Soo Chee.
Obama also botched his greeting of Burmas new president, according to the AP:
The meeting came after Obama met with Myanmar's reformist new President Thein Sein a name he also botched.
As the two addressed the media, Obama called his counterpart "President Sein," an awkward, slightly affectionate reference that would make most Burmese cringe.
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“Dont touch any part of a ladys body. You might end up in a police station.”
That would have been good. But darn.
He better be careful over there. Lots of Muslim and other assorted nuts running around.
“President Obama struggled to pronounce the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, “
“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.”
Hel-loh “Annyong” Bluth is the adopted Korean son of Lucille and George Sr. Bluth
Apparently knowing no English, the youth greets his adoptive family by saying “annyong” (ahn-yahng), the Korean word for “hello.” When they repeat the word, so does he. This causes Lucille to assume his name is “Annyong”
This blithering idiot will be lucky to make it through his second term.
He’s doing well for an 89 IQ.
It’s okay, he’s trying as hard as he can. Kind of like when he misses a two foot put on the 18th Green.
After al, he’s on starting out on his “do over” Term. Give the poor little Commie Bastard a break will ya?
Don't worry about Pres__ent Obama, the sycophant Press will drag him over the finish line. He is their salvation, the one they have been waiting for since FDR died.