Skip to comments.NBC Quietly Deletes Mugabe from Obama-Castro Handshake Story
Posted on 12/11/2013 12:14:02 PM PST by Dave346
Earlier Tuesday, NBC News reported that President Barack Obama had shaken hands with Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe. However, the UK Telegraph's Josie Ensor reported that Obama "was asked to take his seat just before reaching Mugabe." Complicating matters, another article in the UK Telegraph also claimed that Obama had shaken hands with Mugabe--in very similar terms to those used in the NBC article.
Breitbart News caught the discrepancy--and suddenly the NBC News article was corrected, with no notice.
On his way to the rostrum, Obama also shook the hand of Robert Mugabe, the strongman ruler of Zimbabwe, and hugged Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, who has stridently opposed spying by the National Security Agency and criticized the U.S. government.
On his way to the rostrum, Obama also hugged Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, who has stridently opposed spying by the National Security Agency and criticized the U.S. government.
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So did he or didn’t he?
You could argue that Mugabe is worse then Castro.
The event went down the Orwellian memory hole. Our once great country increasingly resembles the horrible world of 1984.
You have to shake his hand to find out if he shook your hand.
Mandela good, Mugabe bad? I must of missed the memo.
Exactly what I was thinking. Course in a sense Obama is worse than Castro himself.
Castro at least is making small free marker reforms while Obama is pushing dictatorial fascism with big leaps.
No truth, only Amerikan Pravda.
In a sane world this “memorial” would have only been attended by the likes of Castro and Mugabe, and then they would have had unfortunate accidents.
Obama didn’t even know he shook Mugabe’s hand until he read about it in the paper the same time you did.
Just what does “shake” mean?
And what does “hand” really mean?
“On his way to the rostrum, Obama also preformed a tug job on Robert Mugabe, the strongman ruler of Zimbabwe.....”
Obama is very much like Castro and Mugabe.
Castro wasn't an overt racist.
You could also argue about who Obama admires more. /S
And Reagan shook hands with Gorbachav. And Nixon shook hands with the greatest mass murderer in history. This Obozo-Castro handshake has no legs, no matter how much Hannity and others scream in outrage about it. Hannity was amusing last night. When a guest reminded him of Reagan shaking Gorbchav’s hand, he had an even bigger fit.
So he loves communist and White-hating dictators. No news there.
I would think, if the article ws wrong, they would issue a retraction or correction, but if it was right but they wanted to hide the truth, they would do what they are doing.
No one could say that Reagan agreed with a commie leader, even if he shook hands. The same is NOT true with Obama, who decries rich people, and white people, when he can.
ask any white Rhodesian farmer about Mugabe and his terr thugs
I’m told by libtards on Facebook that they were more offended by Ted Cruz walking out on Fidel’s brother’s speech than they were at Obama shaking hands with Fidel’s brother.
How many other Senators even went to the funeral?
They HATE (their own word) that man (Cruz) and can’t even explain why. Orwell’s 2 minutes of hate.
“Mugabe was just a guy in my neighborhood...”
So Obamagabe is engaging in talks with Castro then? Nixon and Reagan WERE involved in discussions with China and Russia.
This is what happens when journalism takes a back seat to propaganda.
Joe Stalin airbrushing liquidated former colleagues out of official photos had nothing on Obama and our supplicant Press.
Yes but in a sane world he wouldn’t be POTUS! :(
And I doubt he’d make it as a third world dictator... those people *work* to get where they are. They could have Obama as a food taster, though. He likes to dine.
Just when you think it can’t get more vile...
“...ask any white Rhodesian farmer about Mugabe and his terr thugs...”
and try to buy bread in Zimbabwe...that wasn’t imported...into what was formerly one of the most fertile, productive agricultural regions of the world.
Zimbabwe: the future that South Africa will be.
And no one is more angry and outraged about it than is Obama.
yep, all the terrs Mugabe gave the whites land to are subsistence bush farmers , at best .
this process could repeat itself in S.A. with Mandela gone now .
Except Mugabe is against LGBTs.
Its a funeral.
And anyway, Obama probably didn’t know who half these people were.
Mugabe is Catholic and refuses to knuckle under to homosexuals. I guess that makes him an “uncle tom.”
Other than when it comes to sexual perversion. Mugabe may be a Communist dictator, but like Stalin, he is culturally conservative.
South Africa is a white American liberal colony in a continent that otherwise has little use for sex perverts.
And by golly, he’s gonna hold his staff accountable so something gets done. He’s gonna fix it, so he is.
(do I even need a sarc?)
The Castros would imprison or murder people for political dissent. Mugabe does the same, but he also murders people for the sole "crime" of having white skin. This must make him an even greater hero in Obama's pantheon.
Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!
After being released, Cuba was one of the first countries visited Nelson Mandela . Former South African President then began a long friendship with Fidel Castro, whom the July 1991 thanked Cuban troops to the battle of Cuito Cuanavale.
During his imprisonment, Mandela became an admirer of the writings of Mao and Che Guevara, whom he also dedicated praise when it was released: "his revolutionary achievements were of such magnitude that no charge of censorship in the prison could hide them ourselves." Che's life is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom. " We will always honor your memory", said.
As appalled as I am at the President bowing to ANY foreign leader, I notice that at 6'-1" Obama towered over the 5'-4" Castro. If he was trying to look at him directly he'd probably try to get a little more on the same level, and as someone who is 6'-1" myself, I kind of understand that. I don't know about the Japanese leader that Obama bowed to, Japanese men tend to be short too, although that's no excuse for a bow unless it is a strictly ceremonial one and NOT directed at another leader. And that said, there was no excuse whatsoever for the time he bowed to that Saudi prince. Or ANY leader. The President of the United State bows to NO foreign leader, period.
Obama is a freakin' disgrace.
Sometimes he does not bow when he is taller than the person he is greeting.
With some foreign officiaries, he doesn't flex so much.
Compare and contrast.
We know NBC lies to help democrats... so we can assume Obama really did shake his hand.
Welcome to the United States of Zimbabwe.
We have a protege of dear Robert Mugabe in de White Hut.