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Will’s Take: Obama’s Foreign Policy Comes From ‘Monty Python’
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Posted on 04/15/2014 4:56:19 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

April 15, 2014 7:13 PM Will's Take: Obama's Foreign Policy Comes From 'Monty Python'

By NRO Staff

George Will thinks Vladimir Putin is aiming to “do in the alliance that did in the Soviet Union” — NATO.

Will said Putin doesn’t believe President Obama’s will abide by Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty (NATO), which says that any attack on Europe or North America will be considered an attack on them all, and that all parties will provide military support to those attacked.

“This crisis began with Secretary of State Kerry saying, ‘Nothing we are saying should be a threat to Putin,’” Will said. “If you’re not threatening a bad guy who’s doing bad things, what are you doing?”

Recalling the different influences on foreign policy, Will noted that some listen to “the idealism of Woodrow Wilson” and the “realism of Henry Kissinger,” but that Obama takes his foreign policy cues from Monty Python.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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SNORT!
1 posted on 04/15/2014 4:56:19 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

“How can you tell he’s the President?”

“He’s the only one who hasn’t got s—t all over him.”


2 posted on 04/15/2014 5:00:40 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Sub-Driver

As I recall, Will hosted/attended a dinner with obama and other “journalists”. I like what he’s saying now but was AWOL for the last 6 years. He’s part of the GOPe.


3 posted on 04/15/2014 5:02:09 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Anyone but we Seniors who Know Who ‘Monty Python’ is/was?


4 posted on 04/15/2014 5:05:53 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

“I’m not old!”


5 posted on 04/15/2014 5:10:08 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is this the part of Monty Python that Obama takes his cues from?

6 posted on 04/15/2014 5:12:28 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Now that’s just silly and an insult to the Monty Python troup who were genius compared to the Obama idiots.


7 posted on 04/15/2014 5:13:56 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nah! Monty Python was funny, zeros foreign policy is just sad.


8 posted on 04/15/2014 5:15:01 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: kaehurowing

Im not a women!

Furthermore
Listen — strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony


9 posted on 04/15/2014 5:15:42 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: Sub-Driver
Minister of Silly Walks, John F'n Kerry:


10 posted on 04/15/2014 5:17:27 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SandRat

Monty Python, the Three Stooges, and Gilligan’s Island formed the bases for my philosophy of life.


11 posted on 04/15/2014 5:18:10 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: DanielRedfoot

Help! Help! I’m being repressed!


12 posted on 04/15/2014 5:19:44 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: kaehurowing
Monty Python, the Three Stooges, and Gilligan’s Island formed the bases for my philosophy of life.

Same for me, but I also patterned my life after the teachings of Jethro Bodine.

13 posted on 04/15/2014 5:21:07 PM PDT by henkster (I don't like bossy women telling me what words I can't use.)
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To: Ramius

HaHaHaHacoughcough! Too funny!

this thread could go sideways any time… waiting for the moose to show up

or could be locked by moderator for inappropriate silliness...


14 posted on 04/15/2014 5:29:49 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: DanielRedfoot

Oh but if I went ‘round sayin’ I was Emperor, just because some moistened bink lobbed a scimitar at me, they’d put me away!


15 posted on 04/15/2014 5:31:18 PM PDT by The Grammarian
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To: Sub-Driver

Interviewer: Obama, I’ve been told Putin nailed your head to the floor.
Obama: No, no. Never, never. He was a smashing bloke. He used to give his mother flowers and that. He was like a brother to me.
Interviewer: But the UN have film of Putin actually nailing your head to the floor.
Obama Oh yeah, well - he did that, yeah.
Interviewer Why?
Obama: Well he had to, didn’t he? I mean, be fair, there was nothing else he could do. I mean, I had transgressed the unwritten law.
Interviewer: What had you done?
Obama: Er... Well he never told me that. But he gave me his word that it was the case, and that’s good enough for me with old Putin. I mean, he didn’t want to nail my head to the floor. I had to insist. He wanted to let me off. There’s nothing Putin wouldn’t do for you.


16 posted on 04/15/2014 5:38:55 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Brave Sir Barry?

Bravely bold Sir Robin
Rode forth from Camelot.
He was not afraid to die,
Oh brave Sir Robin.
He was not at all afraid
To be killed in nasty ways.
Brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin.

He was not in the least bit scared
To be mashed into a pulp.
Or to have his eyes gouged out,
And his elbows broken.
To have his kneecaps split
And his body burned away,
And his limbs all hacked and mangled
Brave Sir Robin.

His head smashed in
And his heart cut out
And his liver removed
And his bowls unplugged
And his nostrils raped
And his bottom burnt off
And his pen—

“That’s... that’s enough music for now lads,
*** looks like there’s dirty work afoot*** ???.”

Brave Sir Robin ran away.
(”No!”)
Bravely ran away away.
(”I didn’t!”)
When danger reared it’s ugly head,
He bravely turned his tail and fled.
(”no!”)
Yes, brave Sir Robin turned about
(”I didn’t!”)
And gallantly he chickened out.

****Bravely**** taking (”I never did!”) to his feet,
He beat a very brave retreat.
(”all lies!”)
Bravest of the braaaave, Sir Robin!
(”I never!”)


17 posted on 04/15/2014 5:39:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: bigbob

18 posted on 04/15/2014 6:08:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: kaehurowing

What about Monty Python?


19 posted on 04/15/2014 6:16:39 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

Well, I’ve always wanted to be a lumberjack, leaping from tree to tree. . . .


20 posted on 04/15/2014 6:25:34 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Sub-Driver

Monty Python? I was thinking more along the lines of....

21 posted on 04/15/2014 6:33:33 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Monty Python? I was thinking more along the lines of....

...something completely different?

22 posted on 04/15/2014 6:36:19 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: kaehurowing; henkster
For me, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Douglas Adams hung out with the Monty Python gang.
23 posted on 04/15/2014 6:37:13 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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To: ctdonath2

42

(What is six times nine?)


24 posted on 04/15/2014 6:43:11 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve agreed for years about Obama and Monty Python’s Flying Circus.. only Obama Jivethon’s Lying Circus is far-out funnier by a mile.


25 posted on 04/16/2014 8:41:46 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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