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Britons Wake Up To Realisation That Obama Is An Opportunistic, Vain Politician
Anorak News ^ | 11 June 2010

Posted on 06/11/2010 12:20:06 AM PDT by 11th_VA

BARACK Obama. What a ****. Not our words, not those of “sweetheart” Kayla Manson (no relation), but the opinion of the Mail which says The One’s posturing to the US electorate over the BP oil spill. As the headline yells:


Considering Obama views Britain in much the same way Great Britain views Gibraltar this is not too shocking. He stood Grodon Brown up for the scouts and loved the slave gift. The popular consensus is that £1 in every £7 in the nation’s pension pot is driven by investment in BP. Obama talks of slamming BP and we suffer.

London Mayor Boris Johnson, calls on Obama to end the “anti-British rhetoric, buckpassing and name-calling”.

David Cameron oozes out of a tap and drips:

“I completely understand the U.S. government’s frustration because it’s an environmental catastrophe.”

President Barack Obama says he’d have asked BP Chief Executive Officer Tony and want to find an “ass to kick”.

And so it came to pass that the Britons who thought Obama was The One are waking up to the realisation that he is a posturing, vain foreign man who takes the credit for all the good and none of the blame for all the bad.

Obama is not the Messiah, he’s a politician.

Meanwhile, Obama might care to get involved with the matter of Bhopal. Seven former executives of US-owned Union Carbide have been jailed for two years yesterday jailed for criminal negligence. The execs waited 25 years for justice to get them. And they can wait a bit longer because they were released pending a lengthy appeal. Thousands died and were maimed when pesticides leaked into the atmosphere. Union Carbide – no longer trading (it was taken over by Dow Chemicals) – was fined…£7,000.

Can Obama heal them?

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
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To: agere_contra

Very true and well said.

At least us FReepers know we didn’t vote for him and we know damned well the fools in the US that did, and those overseas that were hoping this outcome. Tough shit in hooey-changey fantasy land, enjoy living in the house of cards you built, and believe us next time we tell you how stupid you are.

21 posted on 06/11/2010 2:06:34 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Obadiah; All
Some Brits were never fooled, though we were in a minority.

And whatever we thought over here - America elected Obama, no-one else, and as you say ‘the buck stops here’.

If the more liberal types in the UK are loosing their blinkers, that's all to the good and not to be spurned.

Brit bashing don't make any sense. I don't bash America and never will, because I know there are good people over there who see things right.

Kind regards

22 posted on 06/11/2010 2:43:53 AM PDT by vimto (To do the right thing you don't have to be intelligent - you have to be brave (Sasz))
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009

Well Sir Paul, loves him...He loves you yeah, yeah yeah....

23 posted on 06/11/2010 2:49:29 AM PDT by ONEBYEONE
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To: agere_contra

Oh trust me, my friend, I am ashamed. I am ashamed.

24 posted on 06/11/2010 3:53:41 AM PDT by Obadiah (I can see November from my house!)
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To: vimto

See my post at #24. BTW, I love my Limey FRiends.

25 posted on 06/11/2010 3:56:16 AM PDT by Obadiah (I can see November from my house!)
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To: vimto
Obama and his government are tyrants.Patriots wake up or the sun will set on liberty.I love the UK and my European heritage yet western civilization is imploding due to little men like Obama.America is the last great hope along with brave allies yet time is running out.Where is a Churchill or Reagan.
26 posted on 06/11/2010 6:36:38 AM PDT by shanover (These are the times that try men's souls....tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered-T. Paine)
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To: MuttTheHoople
Can you blame them? Obama has singlehandedly set back US-British relations 200 years...

Well, they DID support him...they ADORED him!

27 posted on 06/11/2010 9:42:46 AM PDT by gogeo ("Every one has a right to be an idiot. He abuses the privilege!" Groucho Marx)
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To: agere_contra
That's right. You guys did. You voted for him. You should be ashamed. And now you are beginning to taste the unfathomable tears of your utter stupidity...

That statement may apply at DU, but not here. Why else would you be posting here, and not there?

28 posted on 06/11/2010 9:45:55 AM PDT by gogeo ("Every one has a right to be an idiot. He abuses the privilege!" Groucho Marx)
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To: 11th_VA
235 years ...

No Almost exactly 200. In 1812 the British burned the White House (called the executive mansion at the time, it was only painted white to cover the fire damage). I'm thinking that by 2012 they might be ready to do it again.
29 posted on 06/11/2010 9:50:27 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Mad Dawgg
britain has turned into a bunch of Chamberlains. I have become disgusted with them.

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30 posted on 06/11/2010 11:08:57 AM PDT by RC one (WHAT!!!!)
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