Skip to comments.Sleep well, America: Obama reveals U.S. foreign policy derailed by World Cup soccer
Posted on 06/26/2014 4:55:19 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Tensions between China and Japan escalated on Wednesday when the Philippine government endorsed Tokyos assertive military posture in the East and South China Seas, where Beijing has laid claim to a variety of disputed islands. Elsewhere, Iran and Syria violated Iraqs airspace as ISIS fighters seized oil fields and attacked airbases. In Europe,
The fragile post-Cold War global order is rapidly collapsing, threatening to draw the worlds last remaining superpower into a number of expanding conflicts. Fortunately, the President of the United States is on the job.
En route to Minnesota on Thursday for a campaign-style rally, Barack Obama took the time to brief ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on the state of Americas global diplomatic offensive.
Okay, maybe not.
We had elements which I wont detail of our foreign policy that have been shaped around the World Cup, Obama revealed. Phone calls meetings initiatives we had to think about.
The president went on to share his thoughts on the Cup and how the American team was faring. The U.S. exceeded expectations, the president said.
Were not Germany yet or Italy or France or Argentina or Brazil, he said. But were now in the mix.
Well, thats comforting. Some have suggested that that the president was merely joking, but ABC did not report his statements as jokes. Nor was the president talking about himself, it would seem, but a variety of unnamed world leaders who may have been sidetracked by the global sporting event.
Even if he wasnt referring to himself and his own interest in watching the World Cup rather than attending to Americas interests overseas, at least his hand was not long off the tiller.
When Obama touched down and the games were over, surely Obama got right back to the hard work of statecraft
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He’s a pop star, not a leader.
Foreign policy? After my appearance on Letterman, silly.
Yes. I refer to him as the Celebutard-in-Chief. Really pisses off the obamabots.
But he will be ready to answer the phone at 3:00 AM and write with his pen.
Who considers him really SERIOUS about the job?
yeah and that’s all America will ever elect going forward, they wanted Saul, he looked like a king, they want someone that looks good on TV, only those providing pleasing ‘images that both move and speak’ need apply,
“Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;” 1 Timothy 4:2
Just look at our vain botoxed up leaders, from biden and kerry to (insert your senator or congressman here)
this cannot end well for the republic,