Skip to comments.Explaining Russia to Obama and His Minions: Obviously He Hasn't Got a Clue
Posted on 03/02/2014 1:43:51 PM PST by LD Jackson
A Western leader cannot look at Russia the same way he would a Western country. It's a huge mistake and Obama is making it!
The lack of any real foreign policy expertise around Obama is really shocking. The White House staff is mostly populated with Obama cronies, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, known for lying about the Benghazi attack, is just a hack. Things are little better at the State Department. What did Hillary Clinton know about foreign policy? At least Sen. John Kerry had many years on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee but he's jetting around the world telling anyone who will listen that the biggest problem we face is global warming.
To paraphrase Sir Hew Strachan, historian and advisor to the British Military, Obama doesn't have any idea what he is doing. His policies are totally reactionary and there appears to be no hint of any larger design or purpose. But worse than that is Obama's naivete about realpolitik. He seems to think that leaders like Putin are like himself and can be won over by a chat or scared off by some tough talk. These assumptions are not only wrong, but dangerously so as they can lead to the kinds of miscalculations that bring war as a consequence.
One of the best summations that I've read describing what is really going on in Russia comes from Julia Ioffe, a Russian born journalist who now writes for The New Republic. Her latest column "Putin's War in Crimea Could Soon Spread to Eastern Ukraine And nobodynot the U.S., not NATOcan stop him," if you want to understand what is really going on. I'll just summarize with bullet points:
Maybe if he gives away some “Obamaphones” to the Russians! Or perhaps consult with Beyoncé on what she’d do? Have the IRS audit them? This is all happening because he’s black isn’t it!
He and his minion are about the dumbest foreign policy idiots I can imagine.
Living in their idiot lala land.
Pope Francis and Obama warned Putin not to invade the Ukraine.
Putin asked, “How many divisions do they have?”
None that they will use, which is all that matters.
Anyone hear the call for Congress to declare war, start the draft, and get Rosie the Riveter building ships and planes? or is this demos for muscle beach?
Being able to find one’s butt with one’s hands is a good place to start.
Hey, the risk is that if no one stops this asshole, he could nuke the US easily and take us over too because we are too busy picking our noses and talking about stupid lala land crap that doesn’t matter
"I have foreign policy experience having been born
and having grown up in Indonesia, Kenya, and Pakystan."
Please Obama, go golfing. In fact, just go take a Vacation, take Michelle and the kids.....you’ll do more for the country that way.
Maybe Jon Carry should go show Putin his cap and his medals.
That’ll scare ‘em off.
Hillary is s hitting the “Reset” button on her bedstand to alert the house staff that she needs another fifth of scotch
I figure the US has poked its phallus all over the world in the last 20 years. This is just Russia reminding us others can play that game. All this anxiety will come to naught.
"Yeah Vlad, free obamaphone. Naw you don't want to speak with Romney. He suck"
Started with our ridiculous incursion into Bosnia and Kosovo to benefit the Wahabists.
He may not be as dumb as you think. It all depends on what Obozo’s endgame is for the US.
Q: Why is Putin invading Ukraine?
A: He wants to restore the Soviet Union!
1) Obama grew up loving and admiring the USSR as a "hero-nation". His mentor (and possible father and pederast groomer) Frank Marshall Davis was steeped in Stalinist thought and longed for the U.S. to be a Communist nation. Perhaps he's doing all he can to help his favorite nation regain status.
2) Putin and Russia have strongly come out for Christianity and against Sodomy. B. Hussein has no problem with Muslims sorting out their own problems, but when Christians seem to be on the march in any part of the world, this has to rankle Our Fairy Prince. Personally, I think Putin's Christianity is a cynical ploy. I also think that he realizes that after 80 years of Atheistic Communism, the Russian people need Christianity to unify and strengthen his people.
One thing for sure....the biggest difference between Putin and Obama is that Putin loves Russia and its people, while Obama loathes the U.S. and its people.
It’s above his paygrade.
“.....Obama doesn’t have any idea what he is doing.”
He, and those who own him, know exactly what they’re doing. The never let a crisis go to waste.