Skip to comments.Poles outraged by Obama’s reference to ‘Polish death camp’ [from the Doofus-in-Chief's hometown]
Posted on 05/30/2012 10:22:48 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
Poles and Polish-Americans are having a tough time accepting Obamas apology the White House said he should have referred to Nazi death camps in German-occupied Poland for the gaffe Tuesday. They say they have spent a lot of time correcting the historical record that Poles, like Jews, were victims of the Nazis not architects or staffers of the death camps during the Holocaust.
If a Harvard graduate cant get that straight, shame on him. Its unacceptable, said Illinois Appellate Court Justice Aurelia Pucinski. On the walk of honor at the Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, there are more names of Polish citizens who, at the threat of death, helped Jews escape from the Nazis, than any other nationality.
Anecdotes of some Poles collaborating with the Nazis to turn over Jews have some times over the years overshadowed the better-documented histories of Poles aiding and sheltering Jews, said Poles and Polish-Americans.
Chicago Attorney John Pikarski headed up Polish-Americans for Obama. But he thinks the president needs a White House Summit with Jews and Poles to straighten out this slight.
Im a former co-chair of the Polish-American, Jewish-American National Council dialogue and this is one of the things that we worked for 20 years to eradicate, Pikarski said. The president really needs to do something significant to heal the wounds ... maybe have a conference at the White House for some prominent Jewish and Polish Americans. No slur was intended. But we have worked so hard to eradicate that term.....
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(2) The Poles sound like an apology from some WH underling is not enough - they want to hear it from the Doofus himself. So, the issue is NOT dead yet, despite the best attempts of the MSM to ignore it.
(3) More proof that Obama really is an idiot. What's he gonna do now - blame the teleprompter? ("Only a poor operator blames his equipment") If he's such a genius - like the MSM always likes to claim - why does he need a teleprompter anyway? And if he's so smart, why didn't he catch the mistake beforehand?
(4) This is also more proof that Obama doesn't read "his" speeches beforehand, and that he is not writing them. Who is this mysterious teleprompter operator? Inquiring minds want to know!!
Poles and Polish-Americans are having a tough time accepting Obamas apology——
Maybe that’s because he hasn’t apologized.
Yep. He um "regrets" it. Spit.
every day, the words "Harvard graduate" mean less and less.
Iranian Valerie Jarrett. Interesting considering Ahmadinejad is the biggest Holocaust denier.
If he did that, the story would be a 2-minute story, and nobody would care. It's a flub; it happens in public speaking.
If he did that, I would respect him more.
What are the chances?
Come on he was only reading the words someone else wrote for him, how could it possibly be his fault?
Barry’s latest gaffe will hurt him among Reagan Democrats in PA, MI, OH, IN, and WI.
Illinois too, but of course that state is a lost cause for the GOP.
Ah, but that’s the problem when you create a Messiah.
Messiahs are perfect, and don’t make mistakes. At least, not ones that make them look stupid.
So for Obama to admit making THIS kind of mistake destroys the whole MSM “Obama is perfect” meme - and questions that “supreme intellect” that Big Media keeps telling us about.
Get more popcorn, this could be fun ....
But then, if you majored in ethnic studies you probably wouldn't know that.
And the Detroit area is right behind Chicago.
This will hurt Hussein in MI.
The Choomer in Chief has been hitting the bong again.
I don't think it makes one look stupid.
It seems like an easy mistake to make. You turn "death camps in Poland" into "Polish death camps".
I don't think one is stupid for saying that, unless you CONTINUE to say it and refuse to recognize it as a mistake.
If he stood up and said, "I made a mistake", it wouldn't be a big deal.
Maybe this is the death camp the Kenyan’s uncle/grandfather/neighbor liberated when he was fighting with the soviets.
Please, he’s not the Messiah. He’s the Mahdi, emerged from a still secret, but magic, well in Kenya, just after (magic coincidence) the slut Stanley Ann shit in it and poisoned a whole village.
Some of the things this fool says leaves more wondering if has even a slight grasp on the concept of reality. It’s like he lives in an evil little fantasy world and expects the rest of the world to fall in line with his delusions.
“Please, hes not the Messiah. Hes the Mahdi, emerged from a still secret, but magic, well in Kenya, just after (magic coincidence) the slut Stanley Ann shit in it and poisoned a whole village.”
Sounds American to me. Perhaps you should stop stop spreading lies, even if they aren't of your manufacture.
She was born in Iran and has close ties to the Muslm Brotherhood. Might as well be Iranian.