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Obama: Putin will lose eventually [or so, or something...]
politico.com ^

Posted on 03/26/2014 3:36:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama: Putin will lose — eventually

By: Carrie Budoff Brown and Edward-Isaac Dovere March 26, 2014 04:33 PM EDT

BRUSSELS — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin is just the latest in a series of history’s losers, comparing the Russian leader to those who came up short in World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the U.S. civil rights movement, apartheid and other major 20th-century struggles.

Time’s on his side, Obama argued. People always struggle to be free and eventually succeed — and they will in Russia too, even if, for now, it’s ruled by a flouter of international law and obstinate believer in “that recycled maxim that might, somehow, makes right.”

Putin — who waited six years between the last time he grabbed land from another country and marching into Crimea — seems to feel the clock’s in his corner. His grand ambitions to reunite all ethnic Russians under one flag and reassert Russian dominance in the world are clear — but as a man who’s 61 and been in power for 14 years already, he has time to wait for Western passions to fade, and the next opportunity to arrive.

A day after dismissing Russia as a “regional power,” Obama’s speech — delivered in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, full of aspirational rhetoric and billed by the White House as a major address — focused on the global challenge that Putin has created in Ukraine.

“Russia’s leadership is challenging truths that only a few weeks ago seemed self-evident: that in the 21st century, the borders of Europe cannot be redrawn with force, that international law matters; and that people and nations can make their own decisions about their future,” Obama said.

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Jeez..........
1 posted on 03/26/2014 3:36:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
and obstinate believer in “that recycled maxim that might, somehow, makes right.”

Guess what, Obama, it does......Always has, always will.

Who stopped Hitler, diplomats?

2 posted on 03/26/2014 3:38:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

Putin and many Americans: Obama will lose — eventually...


3 posted on 03/26/2014 3:41:37 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Sub-Driver

Good grief, it just gets worse and worse with him doesn’t it? What a idiot, does he really believe this crp he is spewing?


4 posted on 03/26/2014 3:47:29 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Sub-Driver
From Obama ... that people and nations can make their own decisions about their future

Americans might decide to elect Obama's impeachment team this coming November.

5 posted on 03/26/2014 3:47:55 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (Looking forward to November elections.)
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To: dfwgator
It was the Red Line™
6 posted on 03/26/2014 3:49:33 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Sub-Driver
from the comment section....>>>>>>>>>Putin vs Obama. The only contest I'd pick Obama to win is the "Staple the flyer to the telephone pole" contest.
7 posted on 03/26/2014 3:51:02 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Sub-Driver
If Obama really, truly, believes this....how can he be so blind to see that his own pursuit of tyranny will eventually be a lost cause???

My conclusion: he is an uninterested in foreign policy as he is in helping create conditions that will improve the unemployment rate here in the USA.

His goal of deteriorating the positive effects of Christianity, the Constitution, and capitalism are still paramount, and he will read whatever his handlers put on the prompter to make him sound strong....this is small potatoes crap to him, and he hates dealing with it.

8 posted on 03/26/2014 4:01:20 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

The man is a moron. A self-absorbed, navel-gazing, sociopathic, cold-hearted moron.


9 posted on 03/26/2014 4:04:34 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: ColdOne
You know, for a "community organizer ® ", he sure has one hell of a disorganized community here.
10 posted on 03/26/2014 4:09:07 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“the U.S. civil rights movement”

Yes, Odummy! The whole country lost with that one.


11 posted on 03/26/2014 4:21:43 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (What we need is to sucker the fedthugs into a "Tiananmen Square"-like incident on the National Mall!)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

Once again a progressive voice speaks truth about himself through the fine art of projecting himself on another.


12 posted on 03/26/2014 4:25:11 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: All

Some more fatuous remarks from President Barack “cold comfort” Obama.


13 posted on 03/26/2014 4:25:57 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (Sure would be nice if the same articles weren't posted multiple times)
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To: pluvmantelo

Clown Prince nobama is a brown stain on the history of this Country.


14 posted on 03/26/2014 4:27:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Vladimir Putin is going to lose.... because Obama has scolded him?

The Russians are rolling on the floor dying of laughter.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 4:30:27 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Sub-Driver

The One is a looser.


16 posted on 03/26/2014 4:31:45 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: ColdOne
What a idiot, does he really believe this crp he is spewing?

A lot of people, especially here on FR, agree with Obama that Putin is Hitler re-incarnated.

17 posted on 03/26/2014 4:42:47 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: PapaNew

Does mac daddy really really believe the same BS that he wants others to believe or is there a mental problem with him?


18 posted on 03/26/2014 4:52:39 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama keeps EGGING him on.......not a good idea.


19 posted on 03/26/2014 4:56:03 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: chiefqc

Some seriously think he is delusional, maybe in the sense that he believes his own rhetoric which is mostly made up of a fantasy dream world of which socialism is the main component.


20 posted on 03/26/2014 4:59:26 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Sub-Driver
“Russia’s leadership is challenging truths that only a few weeks ago seemed self-evident: that in the 21st century, the borders of Europe cannot be redrawn with force, that international law matters; and that people and nations can make their own decisions about their future,” Obama said.

Good grief! Truths self-evident only to a moron who lives in his own La La fantasy land.

21 posted on 03/26/2014 5:06:43 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Denial is not a river in Africa.


22 posted on 03/26/2014 6:10:24 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: PapaNew

The truth will come out about Obama—I am sure Putin has a file—he could leak. Maybe Snowden could be of some help in this. Obama will be History—soon—all too soon. Watch as the deconstruction starts—and the man who can do no wrong becomes the man who can do nothing right.


23 posted on 03/26/2014 8:16:48 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Vladimir Putin is just the latest in a series of history’s losers,” says America’s sorriest loser ever.


24 posted on 03/27/2014 12:22:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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