Skip to comments.Rangel: ‘I Love Obama’ But Red Line on Syria Is ‘Embarrassing’
Posted on 09/03/2013 4:43:03 PM PDT by neverdem
Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y) on Monday called it embarrassing that President Barack Obama has drawn a red line on Syria, and the congressman does not see anything urgent about it.
I love Obama, and youll never find a truer Democrat than me, but this whole idea of any president of the United States drawing lines saying that if any country does something, that he considers wrong, that the nation is going to war, its unheard ofdrawing a red line. So, of course, its embarrassing. I wish it didnt happen, Rangel said.
An MSNBC host asked Rangel: Are you concerned in terms of that red line the president was very clear about that a year ago are you concerned if there is not action once that line has been crossed that it will send a message to the world about the United States influence and their strength in the face of countries openly defying them?
Not only was Rangel embarrassed by Obama drawing a red line, the congressman said Secretary of State John Kerry should be even more embarrassed after Kerrys speech in which the secretary said the need for military intervention was urgent.
I guess Secretary Kerry is even more embarrassed than me after making his emotional speech about this was urgent. And clearly, as I said earlier, I couldnt see anything urgent about it, and Im glad the president reviewed his thinking and he is going to give us time to discuss it, Rangel added.
The red line Obama referred to is Syrias use of chemical weapons against its own people.
In a speech Saturday, Obama said the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad was responsible for a chemical attack on its own people that claimed the lives of over 1,000 people several hundred of them children...
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Criticizing Obama? That’s RACIST!
Charlie has already been told that it’s okay if he votes “no”.
Red is so...conservative.
If you’re Zero, you have to know you’ve screwed the proverbial pooch when Charlie Rangle is “embarrassed.”
“I love Obama”...There are so many crappy liberals and liberal media living up in Obama’s rectum, it’s a wonder he doesn’t get irratble bowel syndrome from them.
You have to break out the magnum stupid to embarass a sleazebag like Rangel.
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Rangel: “I love Obama, but...”
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Well, I guess Charlie isn’t embarrassed anymore after obama pointed out it was the WORLD that drew the red line. Well, he could be embarrassed for all of mankind.
How many of us feel like we are in Never/Never land.
Charlie Rangel is speaking from his heart re not bombing/invading Syria.
Putin sounds more truth/believable and presidential each day when he criticizes our boy wonder posing as POTUS.