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Bolton: Children Should Not Be ‘In Charge of Foreign Policy’
CNS News ^ | 6-5-14 | Patrick Goodenough

Posted on 06/06/2014 8:11:34 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

CNSNews.com) – “Children” should not be in charge of foreign policy, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton said Thursday, responding to a State Department spokeswoman’s comments earlier this week about claims by some former squad members that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had deserted.

“I think children are wonderful, but I don’t think they should be in charge of foreign policy,” Bolton told Fox Business’ Stuart Varney.

“That’s very strong stuff,” said Varney. “Not as strong as I might say off-camera,” Bolton replied.

He said the department’s spokespeople under Secretary of State John Kerry “have been more partisan than any in my experience since my first involvement in government in the Reagan administration.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; johnbolton; spokestwit; statedepartment
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1 posted on 06/06/2014 8:11:34 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“I’m saying we don’t know the fact pattern yet here.”

Is there some school that teaches these people to talk this way?


2 posted on 06/06/2014 8:15:32 AM PDT by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

**“Children” should not be in charge of foreign policy...**

Very true. But what do we do about the “children” that vote for these children?


3 posted on 06/06/2014 8:17:11 AM PDT by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Marie Harf. A true child. And a disgraceful one at that.


4 posted on 06/06/2014 8:19:37 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Right on Dude !!! Kool


5 posted on 06/06/2014 8:21:56 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: dljordan

My head exploded when she said that! Where on earth would you learn to speak that way? Is it pure Washingtonian?


6 posted on 06/06/2014 8:21:57 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Children In Charge of 0bama Foreign Policy

Tommy Vietor

Ben Rhodes


7 posted on 06/06/2014 8:23:50 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Paulie

It’s over for America... the deck is stacked.

Logic and academic rigor are things of the past.

Now, it is all about appearances and catch phrases.


8 posted on 06/06/2014 8:25:40 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“MS. HARF: That happened five years ago.”

She forgot to add “Dude”.


9 posted on 06/06/2014 8:25:58 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Paulie

Aye, therein lies the rub. We could survive a couple of terms of children in charge of foreign policy, but not a majority of voting children.


10 posted on 06/06/2014 8:27:33 AM PDT by afsnco
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To: All
The imbecile Psaki at the all-girl State Dept--was openly
mocked by reporters for her dumbness--airhead couldn't
name a single foreign policy success.

"Jeepers, it's hard to think up stuff when you're having a bad hair day."

11 posted on 06/06/2014 8:27:44 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz

Woof !


12 posted on 06/06/2014 8:29:31 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: All
Americans were aghast---finding out Obama gave ntl security clearance to his van driver.

Tommy Vietor, Obamba's van driver, got national
security clearance, and attended WH Situation Room
crisis meetings; Dude Tommy is now working for Hillary.

Dude's got his name on Hillary's list for Cabinet Secy.

13 posted on 06/06/2014 8:30:35 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

LOL-—you got that right.


14 posted on 06/06/2014 8:31:56 AM PDT by Liz
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To: afraidfortherepublic

If this all ends at it may, they better start erecting more light poles in DC now.


15 posted on 06/06/2014 8:32:06 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
How does our insurgent progressive gubmint embarrass and mock the United States of America by projecting it as WEAK and NOT a superpower????

By putting these pathetic children before the cameras:

HEY TALIBAN, YOU INTIMATED YET?

16 posted on 06/06/2014 8:32:55 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: miss marmelstein

I have a relative with that mumbo jumbo disease. I believe he got it reading memos from his (unmitigated idiot) superiors at the IRS. I gather there is a kind of “promotion/bonus grease” applied when subordinates liberally adopt their bosses’ phraseology.

HF


17 posted on 06/06/2014 8:33:24 AM PDT by holden
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Oooops, that’s “INTIMIDATED”!!!


18 posted on 06/06/2014 8:33:35 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Liz

19 posted on 06/06/2014 8:40:22 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: afraidfortherepublic
How about Low Information White House? -LIWH

or

Low information Administration? -LIA

or

Low Information Employees? -LIE

Yeah, that's the ticket.

20 posted on 06/06/2014 8:41:06 AM PDT by Balata (Obama is a Lying Fraud, and so are his followers!)
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To: holden

Oh, God, imagine the mind of someone who adopts the language of the IRS! These words apparently started in law firms. What a shock.


21 posted on 06/06/2014 8:44:11 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Liz

Isn’t she the one a couple days ago that, when asked a question answered, “You can google it !”


22 posted on 06/06/2014 8:46:40 AM PDT by quimby
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To: afraidfortherepublic

"Bolton: Children Should Not Be ‘In Charge of Foreign Policy’"

 

Well...we do have a child for King and he has appointed other children to administer in his Kingdom.

Ain't nobody gonna do nothing about it.

Someday in the near future he will announce  a decree that his kingdom will stand forever, and many patriotic Americans will quickly die.

I am very cynical today, so fed up with all I see, but hey that's just my mood today, as almost every other day that I read these headlines, very little news to repel my cynicism.

23 posted on 06/06/2014 8:51:09 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: quimby

Watta jerk-—sounds like something she’d say.


24 posted on 06/06/2014 8:55:37 AM PDT by Liz
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To: dontreadthis; miss marmelstein

"Come on up to my place, and I'll give you a coupla quotes."

25 posted on 06/06/2014 9:01:43 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

SNL jumped all over Sarah Palin. How in the hell can they
continue to ignore Marie Harf? The girl IS a walking, breathing SNL parody!


26 posted on 06/06/2014 9:05:21 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I don’t always agree with Bolton, but the man has guts and is right about this issue.


27 posted on 06/06/2014 9:08:37 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The Taliban shouldn’t be in charge of foreign policy.


28 posted on 06/06/2014 9:09:50 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: dljordan

“Is there some school that teaches these people to talk this way?”

Perhaps the same schools where the terms like “stakeholders” and “skill set” are used?


29 posted on 06/06/2014 9:13:00 AM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Just think about it.

Six and a half years ago the United States had the largest economy in the World. It was THREE times larger than any other economy. We had a growing economy, though sluggish.

We had a foreign policy that literally scared the Hell out of our enemies and brought comfort to our allies. We where engaged and winning two wars, the one in Iraq was completely under control our enemies where all but vanquished and in Afghanistan we where at a low rumble maintaining the central government while trying to stabilize the countryside.

The economy and jobs market where at high levels and inflation was a rumor from the past. We had a Deficit of $161 Billion FOR THE YEAR and a debt of $9 Trillion. We had an unemployment rate of 4.4% and had less than a five percent unemployment rate for most of the last decade. ^ million people where out of work. Gas cost $2 per gallon. Real house hold incomes where on the rise.

TODAY:

Our country and President are a global laughingstock. We where pitched out of Iraq because our week leadership couldn't get a status of forces agreement with our own puppet government. We have lost the war in Afghanistan to the Taliban who knew that they would win the moment Obama elected. All they had t do was wait us out. We are releasing the most dangerous criminals in the World. We are also being invaded by tens of thousands of refugees on our Southern border, many of them unaccompanied children.

Meanwhile, our economy is close to becoming the second largest economy in the World as China is expected to become the largest economy by the end of the year. Our credit rating has been downgraded. Our debt has almost doubled to $17.5 trillion. Our economy is in contraction, even with the new massaged numbers that calculate GDP in a more beneficial way. Our cities are all but Universally bankrupt. Inflation for real everyday items like food and fuel is through the roof highlighted by the fifth year in a row of above $4. gal gas for the summer months, all while having an oil and gas boom. The middle class is contracting at a record rate as the poor classes are increasing at record rates.

All in a little over half a decade..

Our country is a debacle. Yet, the Magic Negro, the Mulatto Moron, the HNIC just keeps chugging along destroying everything he touches.

30 posted on 06/06/2014 9:39:26 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
John: I have to disagree....

CHILDREN could do a BETTER job then these morons!!

31 posted on 06/06/2014 9:49:49 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

that dumb blonde spokeswoman is an insult to dumb blondes. doesn’t even have enough sense to be ashamed?


32 posted on 06/06/2014 11:06:10 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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