Skip to comments.PALIN MOCKED IN 2008 FOR WARNING PUTIN MAY INVADE UKRAINE IF OBAMA ELECTED
Posted on 02/28/2014 1:52:52 PM PST by Jim Robinson
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin warned that if Senator Barack Obama were elected president, his "indecision" and "moral equivalence" may encourage Russia's Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine.
Palin said then:
"After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision and moral equivalence, the kind of response that would only encourage Russia's Putin to invade Ukraine next."
For those comments, she was mocked by the high-brow Foreign Policy magazine and its editor Blake Hounshell, who now is one of the editors of Politico magazine.
In light of recent events in Ukraine and concerns that Russia is getting its troops ready to cross the border into its neighboring nation, nobody seems to be laughing at or dismissing those comments now.
Hounshell wrote then that Palin's comments were "strange" and "this is an extremely far-fetched scenario." "And given how Russia has been able to unsettle Ukraine's pro-Western government without firing a shot, I don't see why violence would be necessary to bring Kiev to heel," Hounshell dismissively wrote.
Palin made her remarks on the stump after Obama's running mate Joe Biden warned Obama supporters to "gird your loins" if Obama is elected because international leaders may test or try to take advantage of him.
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I’ll take “what happens when you have a weak leader” for 100 Alex.
President Obama said in a statement Friday that ‘there will be costs’ if any country commits a military violation against ‘Ukraine,’ saying the intrusion would be ‘deeply destabilizing.’
Obama’s comments at the White House came after widespread media reports of significant Russian military movement within Ukraine. - NBC News
He’s going to send in a gay boyscout troop armed with slingshots and pen knives
Once again, she’s right
Would it be unfair for me to add that showing weakness invites despots to behave badly. AKA, is this the consequences of sticking Poland in the back by taking away our gift and or purchase from us of a Missile / High Theater Defense System?
I agree. Obama should be gone. However, first the states need to get their national guard units deployed when Obama is ousted because Jessie Jackson and Co. will call for riots and polar bear attacks. My guns are always ready, but I live in the country. The cities will burn because every black agitator will be loosed upon the cities.
sort of reminds me what Al Franken said: people said that if you vote for Goldwater, the Vietnam War will escalate, and we’ll have, you know, 450,000 American troops there. And a friend of mind voted for Goldwater, and that’s exactly what happened.
If he did, he didn't think it up himself.
You DO realize that image is illegal in Russia as it promotes faggotry?
Palin was right and vindicated and we need to keep squawking your post on Twitter, Facebook, etc.
Obama should threaten Putin with that like he did the president of Uganda. Speaking of which, wish the president of Uganda were governor of Arizona, in regards to the faggotry dept.