How the West was lost by the selfie president

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  1. mocgator
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    I think this is obvious to all...

    http://nypost.com/2013/12/15/how-the-west-was-lost-2/

    It’s official — the government of the United States of Obama consists of boobs and bores and is led by a narcissist. It is no consolation that Great Britain joins us in racing to the bottom. President Obama’s flirting with Denmark’s prime minister would be shameful on any occasion. That it happened at the memorial for Nelson Mandela only adds to the embarrassment.

    But the “selfie” episode also symbolizes the greater global calamity of Western decline. With British prime minister David Cameron playing the role of Obama’s giggling wingman, the “look at me” moment confirms we have unserious leaders in a dangerously serious time.

    The sign-language interpreter wasn’t the only fake at the Mandela funeral. Obama and Cameron were posing as world leaders. They will never be confused with FDR and Churchill. The fratboys stand in stark contrast to the days when the “special relationship” meant two great leaders uniting two great countries in the fight for freedom. Those leaders understood the consequences if evil prevailed and were committed to victory.

    In fact, while Obama and Cameron were yukking it up in South Africa, the White House was denouncing bipartisan efforts in Congress to pass more sanctions against Iran. Doing so, it said, would scuttle the feeble interim deal Obama and Cameron accepted. Incredibly, administration arguments echoed Iran’s position.

    Try to imagine FDR and Churchill siding with Hitler against their national legislatures. You can’t because they were the antitheses of the appeasers of their times. Our weakness invites their aggression and makes war more likely, not less. That is the perilous state of the world, as the clown kings of the West party on.



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    the sad part is Congress was trying to pass legislation that would do exactly what 0 had said he would do..ie punish Iran AFTER they failed to live up to their commitment to reach a resolution within the 6 month respite granted by the omnipotent one. Congress wanted to codify what 0 said he would do and 0 says that is not necessary, trust me, period.
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    We have elected a juvenile to the highest office in the land...twice.
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    Whine, whine, whine. You'll get another chance to get your guy in come 2016.
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    Largely a reflection of our society as a whole...it is who we are becoming, sadly
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    Very sad, indeed. Even worse that Obama would actually try and oppose that legislation too.
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    The selfie thing might be the biggest nonstory in some time.
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    I liked my presidents better when there was a telegraph, goldarnit!

    More Murdoch pablum.

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