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Reporters Openly Mocked the U.S. State Departmentís Spokeswoman Today (w/Video)
PJ Media ^ | 5-29-2014 | Bryan Preston

Posted on 05/29/2014 5:03:41 PM PDT by smoothsailing

May 29, 2014

Reporters Openly Mocked the U.S. State Department’s Spokeswoman Today

Bryan Preston

Whatever US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki is trying to sell, she’ll have no buyers among the Washington press corps. Psaki tried arguing that President Obama “doesn’t give himself enough credit” for his foreign policy triumphs.

Reporters asked a sensible question in response: What on earth are you talking about? When does this president not give himself enough credit?

One reporter even asked Psaki how much credit she would give the president. Answer: A lot.

As the conversation devolves into farce, this exchange happened.

Q: I mean — I mean — I’m talking, what specifically are you talking he doesn’t get enough credit for — (inaudible)?

PSAKI: For engagement initiatives like Iran, what we’ve done on Ukraine, efforts to dive in and engage around the world.

(Cross talk.)

Q: I mean, Russia has still annexed Crimea. I mean, Iran — there’s ongoing negotiations, but is that the success here that you’re talking?

PSAKI: We’re talking about engagement in the world and taking on tough issues that present themselves. And the United States continues to play a prominent role doing that.

Get that? Results don’t matter, just playing the game matters. Give yourself a big ol’ pat on the back just for showing up.

The “everyone gets a trophy” crowd is now running American foreign policy.

Click on pic for Video



TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jenpsaki; presser; psaki; statedept
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1 posted on 05/29/2014 5:03:41 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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2 posted on 05/29/2014 5:07:51 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: smoothsailing

Obama OWNS (with clinton and huma)
1. MANPADS to al Qaeda.
2. Overthrow of gov’ts for al Qaeda.
3. Open borders for al Qaeda.
4. CIA support for al Qaeda.
5. weakening American troops against al Qaeda.
6. Crucfixions of innocents paid for by Obama.
7. Raping of nuns paid for by Obama.
8. Murder of women and children paid for by Obama.

Clearly, success for al Qaeda.

for America? not so much.


3 posted on 05/29/2014 5:09:33 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: smoothsailing

Looks like a Saturday Night Live skit...

But we will NEVER see an SNL skit like that about a Democrat. Too many people would lose their jobs over it.


4 posted on 05/29/2014 5:09:34 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: smoothsailing
Reporters Openly Mocked the U.S. State Department’s Spokeswoman Today

Ya know, I'm mostly unimpressed.

Now what would be impressive is for ALL reporters (including the pools) to boycott/skip ALL such briefings there AND at the White House until significent changes are made in the way these press briefings are conducted. As of 2014, they are worse than useless to interested Americans.
5 posted on 05/29/2014 5:11:48 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: smoothsailing

Liberals believe they deserve credit for good intentions (”good” as they define it).

Even if it destroys the entire modern world and sends mankind back to the Dark Ages.


6 posted on 05/29/2014 5:14:27 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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To: dontreadthis

Is that her, or is that a SNL skit portraying her?


7 posted on 05/29/2014 5:14:34 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: smoothsailing

When does this president not give himself enough credit?

Reading the transcript of his West Point speech I was appalled by how many times he used the words “I” and “Me”.


8 posted on 05/29/2014 5:14:50 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: smoothsailing
As I posted on another thread, in this video a NBC foreign affairs reporter is unable to name one single country in which we have better relations now than under Bush. Amazingly, the reporter proceeds to blame it on Bush and his aggressive and violent foreign policy that everyone had gotten used to. Rainbows and unicorns indeed.
9 posted on 05/29/2014 5:15:26 PM PDT by JimSEA
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You are at your weekly sales meeting. They go around the table and they get to you. How is your division doing?, you are asked. Your sales are in the tank. Your boss knows this, and you say, well, sir, we are engaged in all kinds of sales initiatives. There is not a soul at the meeting who doesn't know that you are shoveling bullsh!t as fast as you can.
10 posted on 05/29/2014 5:17:41 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: smoothsailing

This homely bint makes Jay Carney look like Churchill.


11 posted on 05/29/2014 5:20:16 PM PDT by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: smoothsailing

Psaki has become a joke. She has to go. She is doing immense damage to the country.

If she were just hurting Obama, I would relish her every idiocy. But as the hostile World watches her flailing around searching for a clue, American weakness is undeniable. The Weak Horse never looks weaker than when Psaki is at the podium.


12 posted on 05/29/2014 5:22:21 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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13 posted on 05/29/2014 5:24:03 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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14 posted on 05/29/2014 5:25:01 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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To: dontreadthis

I’ve got that same sickening feeling I got while watching Sandra Fluke deliver her nauseating speech back in 2012. And when Hitlery gets elected we are in for 8 more years of hell with a pretty bow on top.


15 posted on 05/29/2014 5:28:17 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: smoothsailing

This is the best summer I’ve had since I was a kid. Obama doesn’t give himself enough credit for his foreign policy? He doesn’t give himself enough credit for all the FAILURES in his foreign policy.


16 posted on 05/29/2014 5:28:18 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: smoothsailing

Unfortunately, this woman is not qualified for her job either. Wonder who she is related to.


17 posted on 05/29/2014 5:29:13 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: tcrlaf

You know...if Saturday night live would just go back to its original tone

There is nothing more sincerely amusing than tenth grade boys in the cafeteria at lunch, or watching TV with the sound down on a Friday.

Adults either gone, or non intrusive.

Watch old Dana Carvey, he makes fun of George Michael on Weekend update. He’s George Michael, complaining to a straight faced, ‘annoyed’, Dennis Miller, and dressed in tight jeans saying, ‘Dennis, they made that video and I would just like to ask that editor, ‘wheeeere’s mmyy BUTT!? I mean where is it in that video...”

And George Bush threatening Sadaam Hussein, and with night vision goggles.

and the Italian waiter.

Or Phil Hartmann with the unfrozen caveman lawyer. Just random stuff. A little bit of a political figure here and there.

Even a few years ago when Sara Palin was on, back stage and Marky Mark comes up looking to punch someone, says oh Hi sara, have you seen Andy? I’m gonna kick the crap out of him. She says, hi, no ...

Just funny stuff.


18 posted on 05/29/2014 5:29:58 PM PDT by stanne
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To: smoothsailing
Dumber thaqn a box of rocks.


19 posted on 05/29/2014 5:36:26 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: JimSEA

I remember when the Hero of Benghazi started out insulting the brits. It’s been going downhill since.


20 posted on 05/29/2014 5:40:03 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Benghazi)!!!)
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