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Obama Speaks Under Arafat Banner
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 3/21/2013 10:41:46 AM

At a press conference today in Ramallah, President Barack Obama addressed the assembled journalists while standing under a Yasser Arafat banner:(Snip for photo)"Hope everyone saw presser. If not there, it was notable that Obama and Abbas spoke from under a banner bearing pictures of Arafat and Abbas. Also another big banner was hanging on wall nearby with Abbas kind of superimposed on Arafat," the White House pool reporter notes. Arafat, as the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting has noted, "is known to many as the “father of modern terrorism.” Below is a timeline


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/21/2013 10:48:12 AM     (No. 9236672)

I saw this. Surreal. And Obie, with his pencil neck and head and those big ears, looked like a cartoon character as he stood under it. Dwarfed. Cartoonist Michael Ramirez gets him just right at IBD.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/21/2013 10:51:03 AM     (No. 9236677)

Wide shot from Daily Mail article down the page shows how dwarfed he was. He has no shame.


Hugging Abbas:


(Or crying on his shoulder?)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 3/21/2013 11:00:31 AM     (No. 9236699)

Hey Yasser! Where´s the money?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 3/21/2013 11:01:04 AM     (No. 9236700)

Zippy fits right in with our enemies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 3/21/2013 11:40:57 AM     (No. 9236788)

He did mention that he brought ´investment´ dollars to the palis.

Same old same old.

He brings dollars,they buy weapons with which to kill Israeli citizens.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jalo1951, 3/21/2013 11:56:16 AM     (No. 9236825)

arafat died a billionaire. His people live in object poverty. Weird.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rakasha, 3/21/2013 12:11:15 PM     (No. 9236855)

´Thank you for being a friend,´ Mr. President.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Advocate, 3/21/2013 12:19:20 PM     (No. 9236873)

Don´t forget Arafats involvement in assassination of Amb. Noel. -30 years age.
Now Obama is directly responsible for Amb. Stevens death in Benghazi along with Woods, Doherty and Smith.
How fitting our Terrorist in Chief appears under Arafats portrait.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 3/21/2013 12:36:04 PM     (No. 9236906)

Didn´t this hideous little poseur have Christian busts and pix covered while he spoke at some college awhile back? Very telling for the poseur.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: viking diver, 3/21/2013 12:39:21 PM     (No. 9236911)

once a muslim always a muslim, surprised there wasn´t a picture of zero bowing to that banner.
He has no shame what so ever, any other prez number 1 wouldn´t have been there while visiting the Israelis, number 2 would have spoken at a different venue if they refused to remove the banner, number 3 is stirring up the pot to a boiling point again.

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