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Obama Donor Picked for Ambassador to Norway Fumbles Basic Questions About Norway
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Posted on 01/25/2014 2:33:07 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda

Obama Donor Picked for Ambassador to Norway Fumbles Basic Questions About Norway

Obama bundler raised $500,000 for the 2012 cycle. Obama's presidency has been built on lies, apparently his followers are good at it also.The next US ambassador to Norway, George Tsunis bundled $500,000 for President Obama in 2012, apparently knows nothing about Norway.

Questioned by Senator John McCain about the anti-immigration Progress Party, which has now joined the ruling coalition, Tsunis had no idea what McCain was talking about.

McCain asked for his thoughts; Tsunis replied, “You get some fringe elements that have a a microphone and spew their hatred. And I will tell you Norway has been very quick to denounce them.”

That is untrue. They are part of the ruling coalition, as McCain quickly pointed out.

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KEYWORDS: arizona; bundler; eurabia; europeanunion; georgetsunis; harryreid; johnmccain; mccain; nevada; newyork; norway; obummer; progressparty; scandinavia; senatorjohnmccain; senatormccain

1 posted on 01/25/2014 2:33:07 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

for later


2 posted on 01/25/2014 2:34:58 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Norway, isn’t that part of China?


3 posted on 01/25/2014 2:35:58 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He’s pining for the Fjords!


4 posted on 01/25/2014 2:36:40 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

So a President that knows nothing about anything appoints a lackey that knows nothing about the job is appointed to perform. Shocking /S


5 posted on 01/25/2014 2:36:57 PM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Well! Good thing he wasn’t nominated by a Repub. Only Dem nominees are given passes for knowing next to nothing.


6 posted on 01/25/2014 2:37:02 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Here is an ignorant liberal who has been nominated to be our ambassador to Norway and he has just denounced the ruling party as being made up of despicable nut-job elements. The country has decided to move to the right and this jerk has just ticked off yet another foreign country.
7 posted on 01/25/2014 2:43:16 PM PST by iontheball
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What is shows is absolute arrogance verging on stupidity.

Yes, we all know that big fund raisers get cushy ambassadorships in places like Norway, the Bahamas or Monoco. Obama certainly is the first to do it.

But to know you will appear before a Senate committee and not even bother to go to Google or Wikipedia, read a few articles about Norway, much less spend an hour to get a State Dept. briefing to learn some basics bout the key actors in Norway indicates a true arrogance and incompetence on the candidate - and those who appointed him.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 2:49:00 PM PST by PGR88
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
LOLOL... you're bad
9 posted on 01/25/2014 2:49:45 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

No chessburger...Hamburger!


10 posted on 01/25/2014 2:50:46 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: PoloSec

“No chessburger…Hamburger!”

Bowel Burger Au Jus!


11 posted on 01/25/2014 2:55:10 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Norway, isn’t that part of China?”

No. Maybe in Obama’s world Norway is part of America’s 57 states.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpGH02DtIws

I’ll bet career States are mortified.

Our media has all the credibility of Izvestia 1958.


12 posted on 01/25/2014 2:55:20 PM PST by OpusatFR
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

“He’s pining for the Fjords!”

First jalopy on race day scores!


13 posted on 01/25/2014 2:59:53 PM PST by KingLudd
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To: OpusatFR

LOL! 57 states, but come on.. give the guy a break, he’s from Kenya!


14 posted on 01/25/2014 3:07:08 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

It’s a tricky country. They speak Swedish there don’t they?


15 posted on 01/25/2014 3:12:02 PM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
It was a committee of Norwegians who selected Barack Obama for the Nobel Prize, so if he sends them an ignoramus, I can't work up a lot of sympathy for the Norwegians.

My guess is that the name Tsunis is Greek. Why not make him ambassador to Greece or Cyprus?

Or Tunisia? (It's almost spelled the same.) The Arab Spring started in Tunisia, so everything is hunky-dory there now...so Tsunis couldn't do any harm. Anyway all the Arabs love Obama because of his Cairo speech.

16 posted on 01/25/2014 3:13:46 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

“E’s a Norwegian Blue, nice plumage”.

Great Sketch by MP.


17 posted on 01/25/2014 3:17:06 PM PST by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: jimfree

They speak Scandinavian, silly.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 3:21:23 PM PST by HotKat (Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason. Mark Twain)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Except the other team does not get to keep the ball..
since there IS no other team...


19 posted on 01/25/2014 3:24:16 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
That's a great line from McCain at the end of his questions.

Dripping with sarcasm, “highly qualified”, he looks away in disgust.

The fat load is an insult to Norway. Thanks p_resident ZERO, you have not disappointed me yet. Always being wrong is what I expected from you, the one who had no chance of being anything but a disaster. This is not racist, it is disgust with incompetence.

20 posted on 01/25/2014 3:24:25 PM PST by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: HotKat

All there really is to know about Norway is that it’s overrun with muzzies, PC, & lutefisk.

A far cry from when Monty Python saluted it with “Norway: Land of Giants”.


21 posted on 01/25/2014 3:28:34 PM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Fzob

Wonder if he speaks Norway?


22 posted on 01/25/2014 3:29:15 PM PST by skimbell
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Well, the Hawaiian/Kenyan/Indonesian “man of the world” with no details about any country in the world, doesn’t want anyone to upstage him, now does he?


23 posted on 01/25/2014 3:51:27 PM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: PGR88

Yes, exactly. It’s like all the protocol people left DC when Bush did. But for all his many failings I don’t remember Clinton making international gaffes like Obama has. (Except that time he kept Arafat waiting while he was diddling with Monica, but who cares about Arafat?) Did the Obama people kick them all out and replace them with chi-town homies?


24 posted on 01/25/2014 3:54:06 PM PST by jocon307
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To: OpusatFR

You can see Alaska from there can’t you?


25 posted on 01/25/2014 4:12:26 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: Fzob

Yes he’s a know nothing given a do-nothing anachronistic job but he was prepped by the same shadowy coaches who work with Clinton, Sebelius, Tavenner, Holder et al.

McCain or anyone else could trip up those individuals as easily as he did this boob but that this boob is viewed as expendable by both parties.

And so he does have a purpose, namely to show what a pitiful pantomime other more important testimonies are when they reveal nothing.


26 posted on 01/25/2014 4:19:41 PM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: BatGuano; Chode

And still applicable in oh-so-many situations, today!

Timeless. :)


27 posted on 01/25/2014 6:28:40 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; a fool in paradise

Ambassadoring is a nice gig. My cousin was an ambassador once. He told me that chicks dig ambassadors. Can’t beat that!


28 posted on 01/25/2014 6:33:34 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
yes it does, and it is...
29 posted on 01/25/2014 6:40:25 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

How’s come this lib can contribute 500k to dims and he gets nominated for an ambassadorship while Denesh contributes 20k to the pubbies nah is going to jail?


30 posted on 01/25/2014 8:54:24 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

how much is an Ambassadorship to South Korea?


31 posted on 01/25/2014 8:55:58 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Ambassadorships can be a combination of study/training and on-the-job training. The big problem is that none od Odumbo’s selections for high posts have the maturity/sense of responsibility/professionalism to actually exert themselves by pushing a learning curve to allow them to be competent.


32 posted on 01/26/2014 3:49:55 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Nuc 1.1

Tsk tsk silly rabbit, because he is a democrat and Denesh is not.


33 posted on 01/26/2014 5:32:25 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: BatGuano

Well you have to figure President Zero has about as much qualifications to be President as this guy has to be Ambassador. It’s zero appointing a zero. I mean what did Obama do before becoming President? He made phone calls. That’s it. Basically he was a telemarketer which is like making a McDonalds cashier President of the United states. Oh, and then you have to consider that to date the public hasn’t seen one shred of evidence this guy has ever gone to school. So for all we know, we could have a guy with a 3rd grade education running the country. And then people wonder why everything has gone to hell.


34 posted on 01/26/2014 5:40:37 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Progress party wants an apology from Obama

The Progress Party (Frp) would like President Barack Obama to apologize after the future Ambassador to Norway made stark remarks about the Progress Party in a Congress hearing.

George James Tsunis, future Ambassador to Norway and one of Obamas biggest financial supporters during the election campaign, was tested on his knowledge about Norway in a recent Congress hearing. However, his answers revealed that his knowledge of his new country of residence was minimal.

Yet again, the Progress Party was described as an ultra-conservative party.

The Progress Party's spokesperson for Justice Policy, Jan Arild Ellingsen, says that he feels very provoked by Tsuni, the candidate that Obama nominated to be the new Ambassador to Norway.

"I actually expect the American President to get involved and offer an apology to the Progress Party and Norway. This way of labeling us is not acceptable," says Ellingsen.

In the hearing, Tsunis referred to Norway's "president," and he indicated that the Progress Party is "spewing out their hatred." He also said that Norway has denounced the Progress Party, and must have missed the fact that the party is in government.

The Congress Hearing is part of the process towards accepting the candidates that Obama has nominated for Ambassador positions abroad.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (the Conservative Party/Høyre) is not as critical as Ellingsen, but tells TV2 that the new ambassador is welcome in the Kingdom of Norway.

35 posted on 01/26/2014 5:46:11 AM PST by csvset
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Yes. I should have included a /s.


36 posted on 01/26/2014 7:27:08 AM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Ah, more “smart” diplomacy.


37 posted on 01/26/2014 9:15:53 AM PST by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Revolting cat!

Mastered in Austrian in communisty college.


38 posted on 01/26/2014 6:53:06 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Well he does work for a Quisling.


39 posted on 01/26/2014 6:53:49 PM PST by dfwgator
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