Skip to comments.Obama Makes Two Major Foreign Policy Gaffes on Europe Trip
Posted on 03/27/2014 11:53:13 AM PDT by ColdOne
Speaking at the press conference after the EU-US summit yesterday the US President wrongly suggested that Georgia "is not currently on a path to NATO membership". In fact the country has been on the path to membership since 2008.
At the North Atlantic Council in Bucharest that year the attending Heads of State and Government agreed the following statement: "NATO welcomes Georgias Euro-Atlantic aspirations for membership in NATO. We agreed today that they will become members of NATO."
Former Georgian Ambassador to London Giorgi Badridze, told Breitbart London: "President Obama's remarks could hardly have come at a worse time or have been formulated in a worse manner.
"Firstly, it's wrong to link Georgia's aspirations for NATO membership with those of Ukraine. Georgia has been working hard to achieve more progress in that direction, while Ukraine formally withdrew from the process years ago.
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Obama Wins Gaffe Master Award 2014 and it’s only March
You beat me to it.
Imagine if Bush had said this - it would be headline news in the mdm. But with Obunghole saying it?......crickets
Hasn’t Biden taken credit for leading the charge to get Georgia into Nato?
I’ll answer that for you. Obama made a mistake. Quale is stupid. That’s exactly what they would say.
No wonder he never talks to President Jimmy Carter.
Yeah, he’s been to Atlanta several times.
Barry at the Bat: A Ballad of the Former Superstar Sung in the Year 2014
The outlook wasnt brilliant for the new G-8 that day;
The score stood one to zero, and Putin still had cards to play.
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A sickly silence fell when Romney said Obama was to blame.
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Theyd put up even money he’d be the hero of the week.
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And Biden played the Joker and took another slapstick fall.
And when the dust had lifted they saw what had occurred,
There was Putin at the border making Yanukovych look absurd
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President MomJeans: “I are stupid - just axe me.”
Maybe the Austrians slipped him a Joke Teleprompter that showed his speech in Austrian...
Zero is gaining in wisdom.
Five post in, and someone said what needed to be said.
I knew I could count on you. :^)
Is that the “flexibility” he mentioned to Medvedev?
DO, good to “see” you.
Glad you saw my once-in-a-decade flash of brilliance!
Ha! Once in a decade? More like once an hour...