0bama acting like a spoiled child

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    On Leno, 0bama said the Snowden issue and other tensions show Russia is “slipping back into Cold War thinking and a Cold War mentality.” So what does 0bama do? Our community organizer cancels a summit with Putin because he didn't get his way. This is the same guy who, when asked if he had talked with Putin regarding Snowden, replied, "I shouldn't have to." 0bama is in over his head so deep that it's shocking. He has no idea how to deal with people. At a time like this, the U.S. needs a diplomat, not a spoiled brat who takes his ball and goes home.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/08/w...o-putin-as-snowden-adds-to-tensions.html?_r=0
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    Meh. Had he gone to the meeting, the same people would be calling him weak and compliant.
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    Obama did say to Putin that if he got re-elected things would be different. Everyone just assumed he meant things would improve between U.S. and Russia. Obama obviously had a different agenda.

    I really fail to see Obama's obsession with Snowden. How could he possibly expect Russia or China or anyone else we have been spying on to return the person who confirms what those countries already thought??

    Russia may be 'slipping into Cold War mentality' but it is in no small part because our country is led by a 'do as I say not as I do' philosophy. That might work with the 47% that blindly follow him in this country but don't expect other countries to buy into it.
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    What we really need is a leader period. I have called him a dangerous amateur many times in this forum and he continues to prove me right, especially when dealing with guys like Putin. Who can forget his promise "off mic" to give Putin what he wanted after he won a second term? Having said that, I have no problem with canceling that meeting and think he needs to let the Russians know the whole missile shield he backed down on in Europe was based on working with a trusted partner, not a Cold War bully. Put that system back in play and watch Putin start changing his tune. Bottom line is no one fears this feckless leader or more importantly respects him. I just don't think he has it in him to ever do more than make campaign style speeches and promises he never keeps so we are kind screwed until he is gone. What worries me is how bad things get while he wastes the power of the office. I think at this point the true legacy of Obama's 2 terms will be a nuclear armed Iran, a much stronger Russia and China, a much weaker United States, and perhaps the decimation of Israel if the Iranians follow through on their promises to destroy them.
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    ha no doubt

    every angle must be covered
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    He is a wuss and on top of that a piss poor excuse for a leader
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    Bo is the worst excuse of a Prez EVER.
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    I keep praying Psalm 109 verse 8
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    For the past 5 years, the only angle he's covered with respect to foreign policy is his Apology Tour.

    Don't forget 0bama's promise to Medvedev: "This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility." Medvedev agrees to take that message to Vladimir. Putin must be scratching his head wondering what in the hell that crazy community organizer meant by "more flexibility." 0bama is in so far over his head, it's not even funny.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNxEDomUlXw
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    I am not a fan of our President. That said, I could care less if he gave Putin the middle finger. I think Putin and gang are a criminal bunch that need us more than we need them.
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    0 always acts like somebody who was never told no.
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    Or spanked soundly, and put to bed.

    By his parent and / or child watchers.
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    I don't know, just a question. Do we typically return Russian citizens, asking for asylum, who have broken their laws? If not, why would O expect Putin to turn Snowden over?
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    Embarrassing bunch of traitors on TH, continually rooting for whatever country is on the other side of problems Obama must deal with as president. And they think they're patriots.
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    deep down, the us and russia are still enemies---a "summit" between obama and putin will solve nothing.
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    While I don't disagree with your assessment of Putin, I don't follow your thinking on them needing us more than we need them. Russia exerts considerable influence throughout the world, particularly in Europe and the Middle East. They are a very formidable opponent, and we need a strong leader and clear policies to deal with them.

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    Ad what strong and clear policies would have changed anything about L'affair Snowden? A threat that we'd invade them?
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    Increasing the unfounded rhetoric I see. Now instead of racists, those that disagree with Obama are traitors. I just can't imagine why there is such discourse in this country with such open minds on display.
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    Yeah, sorry for p..ing in the punch bowl when such a genteel and well reasoned discussion is going on. However it is a little short of nauseating to witness all the Putin fans popping up on an issue that should hardly be partisan, let alone a reason to take another shot - aren't you limited to five a day - at the president. What would RR do? Probably cancel the meeting.

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