Skip to comments.Donald Rumsfeld: 'It does not take a genius'
Posted on 03/25/2014 8:30:48 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Donald Rumsfeld: 'It does not take a genius' By: Tal Kopan March 25, 2014 06:13 AM EDT
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is blasting the Obama administrations handling of Afghanistan, saying a trained ape could have done a better job in diplomatic relations with the country.
We have status of forces agreements probably with 100, 125 countries in the world, Rumsfeld said Monday night on On the Record with Greta van Susteren on Fox News. This administration, the White House and the State Department, have failed to get a status of forces agreement. A trained ape could get a status of forces agreement. It does not take a genius.
The George W. Bush Cabinet official who presided over the beginning of the war in Afghanistan said that relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were good under Bush, but have gone downhill like a toboggan under President Barack Obama.
Rumsfeld said he understands the position Karzai is in, from badmouthing U.S. officials to recently announcing he supports Russian President Vladimir Putin on annexing the Crimean region of Ukraine.
United States diplomacy has been so bad, so embarrassingly bad, that Im not the least bit surprised that he felt cornered and is feeling he has to defend himself in some way or hes not president of that country, Rumsfeld said. We have so mismanaged that relationship.
Rumsfeld called out individual members of the Obama administration, including the president himself, for comments he said trashed the Afghan president.
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Rummy may be on to something...
I don’t know about the “trained ape” thing. We did have Hillary as SoS for much of the past several years. Is Rummy insulting trained apes?
I'll bite by typing fingers responding to this.
Does Rummy reallly not realize that Obama is on the Taliban’s side?
Good to hear from Rumsfeld. We are not the U.S. we used to be.
HE SAID APE! HE SAID APE!
Racist, racist, racist!
A trained ape?How about a shaved one?
Rummy is right on the mark with this.
“Donald Rumsfeld: ‘It does not take a genius’”
Well, that’s a good thing, because this administration is fresh out of genius. Or, much like 7-Up, “never had it, never will.”
Koko should be offended!
Does a Pig In A Pantsuit = A Trained Ape?
She probably would do a better job at foreign policy that the scurvy, scrofulous crew we have doing it now. LOL.
Ted Nugent, please pick up the white courtesy phone.
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