Skip to comments.Obama says interesting to find wheeling, dealing happens in Europe, too
Posted on 04/04/2009 1:32:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
STRASBOURGH, France - Wheeling and dealing in politics is universal.
That's one of the lessons President Barack Obama says he took away from his first NATO summit.
"It was also interesting to see that political interaction in Europe is not that different from the United States Senate," said Obama, a former senator. "There's a lot of I don't know what the term is in Austrian wheeling and dealing, and, you know, people are pursuing their interests, and everybody has their own particular issues and their own particular politics."
(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com ...
Obama also was surprised they spoke English in England...
I don’t know what the term is in Austrian
This guy is so dumb that he should be the anti-poster boy for Affirmative Action.
I think we’re lucky. He has a will to power, a nasty, abusive, hyper-senstive sociopathic personality - but he’s so stupid and inept he may actually be able to undo himself without any help from us.
He's embarrassed by other Americans who go to Europe and all they can say is "Merci beaucoup", which he probably thinks is Canadian for "Where's the bathroom?"
"I was shocked, shocked to find that there is gambling going on in here."
I can’t wait to see what concessions he made at taxpayer’s expense, to get that extra 5,000 Nato troops sent to Afghanistan.
Thank you for the link! Another thing, I enjoyed reading about Clarence Thomas on your profile.
I guess he had to leave the Wizard back home hiding behind the curtain...
“He thinks they speak Austrian in Austria?”
The guy is a complete embarrassment and disgrace. But the MSM idiots will continue to blather about the brilliant Harvard lawyer and his lovely, stylish wife. DISGUSTING!
Well, SOMEbody did and it wasn't me!
Just as well, though. He probably couldn't use it.
I checked my Austrian language dictionary. It sez, “Obambi ist nincompoop.”
What next? MARS bars come from the planet Mars? Bird dogs can fly? Diamonds ring? Porches swing?
You know, its embarrassing its embarrassing when Europeans come over here, they all speak English, they speak French, they speak German. And then we go over to Europe, and all we can say, Merci beaucoup. Right?--Barack Hussein Obama
Excellent context to put Obama's comments about speaking Austrian in Austria.
Ignoramus In Chief never fails to amuse, amaze and stupefy.
Did we elect a complete buffoon? Man I hope your not saying you voted for the Teleprompter?
Well, who knew? I’m shocked, shocked, I tell ya!
Glad we’re providing the young Mr. Obama with an education.
This sounds eerily like a quote that could have come from Jimmy Carter.
“...and, you know, people are pursuing their interests, and everybody has their own particular issues and their own particular politics.”
The point here is not so much that Obama does not know that German is spoken in Austria. What is much more telling is his naivete about world politics. Obama muses that ‘people are pursuing their interests, issues, and their own particular politics’. What exactly does he think politics is all about? Does he think that politics outside of the USA involves single party governments wherein everyone pursues the same ideals and goals? (Maybe that is the way it exists in his mind; that there is only my way and no other??)
This must be why the news media is focusing on Michelle.
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