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Obama Criticizes America During Presser with Malaysian P.M.
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Posted on 04/27/2014 9:06:15 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama Criticizes America During Presser with Malaysian P.M. Via the NYT:

. . .Speaking at a news conference with Prime Minister Najib Razak, Mr. Obama treaded politely into these issues. He said he pressed Mr. Najib during their meeting about Malaysia’s civil liberties and human rights record, which has come under fresh scrutiny in recent weeks because of the legal travails of an opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim.

“The prime minister is the first to acknowledge that Malaysia has still got some work to do on these issues, just like the United States, by the way, has some work to do,” Mr. Obama said.

“Prime Minister Najib came in as a reformer, and one who is committed to it, and I am going to continue to encourage him as a friend and as a partner to make sure we’re making progress on that front,” he said, as the Malaysian leader looked on gravely.

But Mr. Obama did not meet Mr. Anwar, a former deputy prime minister whose January 2012 acquittal on sodomy charges was thrown out by an appeals court last month, putting his political comeback in jeopardy. Mr. Anwar’s first trial in 1999, which ended in a conviction and six years in jail, was widely condemned as politically motivated. . .

No, Mr. President: the United States record on human rights is nothing like Malaysia. And way to vote "present" by not meeting Anwar. - Greg Pollowitz


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: malaysia; obamaasiatrip; obamapresser

1 posted on 04/27/2014 9:06:15 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
He can't help it.

It's like a nervous tic.

2 posted on 04/27/2014 9:08:58 AM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: Sub-Driver

They are never satisfied. After the last vestige of racism is eliminated, they would still be screaming about the ‘legacy of racism’ for 200 years afterwards.


3 posted on 04/27/2014 9:10:08 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Ask me what I think.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yea, the work is to kick this jive turkey out and become a serious country again.


4 posted on 04/27/2014 9:10:19 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Sub-Driver

Donthca know that the electorate would probably approve of a third term for him and if not third a term then a Hillary!
presidencey.

Absolutely amazing.

IMHO


5 posted on 04/27/2014 9:12:20 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Sub-Driver

This is like criticizing your own family while you’re socializing with your neighbors. Despicable.


6 posted on 04/27/2014 9:12:58 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Vision
Yea, the work is to kick this jive turkey out and become a serious country again.

Dumbass illiterate porch-sittin' malt-liquor drinkin' basketball-playin' spoda.

7 posted on 04/27/2014 9:16:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: ripley

Wouldn’t be surprised if Obama declared no more elections while “we have work to do”.


8 posted on 04/27/2014 9:16:51 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Sub-Driver

America-hating IS....as America-hating DOES.

S.O.S.


9 posted on 04/27/2014 9:18:12 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Sub-Driver

he’s right- look at the way his imperial administration targets conservatives...purposely targeting political adversaries is a human rights violation...


10 posted on 04/27/2014 9:22:21 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Did Obama answer the follow up question of exactly what Human Rights violations the United States is engaged in?

Oh that’s right, there wasn’t a follow up question.


11 posted on 04/27/2014 9:25:56 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: billorites
It is the hallmark of "progressivism" that it has no logical endpoint, and no stop mechanism to regulate it. The holy mantra refrain "Our work is not done" captures the spirit of progressivism concisely and accurately.

What this means of course, is clear: the goal of progressivism is totalitarianism, the anthill Reagan warned us about, the dystopia envisioned by authors such as Orwell and Huxley and many others.

It is real, and they are serious. This is what it is all about with these people.

12 posted on 04/27/2014 9:27:30 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Sub-Driver
"'...just like the United States, by the way, has some work to do,' Mr. Obama said."

From a Eunuch that never worked a day in his life.

13 posted on 04/27/2014 9:30:24 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Sub-Driver

The divider speaks.


14 posted on 04/27/2014 9:32:49 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Sub-Driver

[ “The prime minister is the first to acknowledge that Malaysia has still got some work to do on these issues, just like the United States, by the way, has some work to do,” Mr. Obama said. ]

Oh and I am sure Indonesia and Kenya and Saudi Arabia are the Paragon of Human rights, right Mr. Resident?????

What a damn Moron we have...


15 posted on 04/27/2014 9:35:21 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ll refrain from posting how I really feel about this dumbass, since I prefer windows without bars.


16 posted on 04/27/2014 9:43:18 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog
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To: Starboard

“Wouldn’t be surprised if Obama declared no more elections...”

It’s absolutely exasperating that Progressives hate Christianity but love the idea that Mr. Obama is the messiah.

(It’s also absolutely amazing that among many of them can be counted Christians, Jews and others who are supposedly people of faith.)

IMHO


17 posted on 04/27/2014 9:52:01 AM PDT by ripley
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Sub-Driver.


18 posted on 04/27/2014 9:56:42 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Sub-Driver
EVERYTHING obama does either:
a) Weakens America/Americans
b) Distances America's allies
c) Strengthens America's enemies
d) Serves Islam
e) Harms Israel
Or some combination of the above.
I have yet to have anyone raise a single substantive counter example in several years of posting this.

a), c), d)...

19 posted on 04/27/2014 9:56:52 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: Sub-Driver

When bashing your country in foreign lands before foreign leaders comes naturally to you, maybe being president is not the best career choice.


20 posted on 04/27/2014 10:11:02 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Natalie Maines should upset that her career got ruined over her negative comment about George Bush on foreign soil, but Obama disses America on foreign soil and nothing happens.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 10:12:24 AM PDT by Slyfox (When progressives ignore moral parameters, they also lose the natural gift of common sense.)
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To: Sub-Driver

why does everyone elsewhere wish they lived in the US then, huh


22 posted on 04/27/2014 10:28:19 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sub-Driver

Please just keep him over there.


23 posted on 04/27/2014 10:30:59 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: Sub-Driver

Where is the proof that Obama is an American citizen ?


24 posted on 04/27/2014 10:58:18 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: billorites

He can’t help it because he’s a moron.


25 posted on 04/27/2014 12:21:49 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Sub-Driver; All
"Obama Criticizes America
During Presser with Malaysian P.M."




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26 posted on 04/27/2014 12:24:43 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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