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Krauthammer: Obama´s Berlin speech
´self-indulgent, anachronistic
and adolescent´

Daily Caller, by Jeff Poor

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Posted By:Donttaxmebro, 6/21/2013 8:31:10 PM

On Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer criticized President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The speech was sparsely attended compared to the speech Obama had made at the same venue back in 2008 during his first presidential election campaign. And as part of the “All-Star Panel” Friday “Lightning Round” segment, Krauthammer won the privilege of posing the question to his colleagues on how to define the speech. “Obama gave a speech in Germany this week,” Krauthammer said.

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I like the description here from the good doctor. It is a far cry from lowering the sea levels like in 2009. The magic is gone ... even in Germany

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 6/21/2013 8:52:39 PM     (No. 9387771)

´self-indulgent, anachronistic and adolescent´

A precise description not only of the speech, but of Ear Reader himself. Nice diagnosis by Dr. K.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 6/21/2013 9:02:54 PM     (No. 9387779)

WHo is the speech writer producing this slop? Sounds like he or they are just tired of writing soaring rhetoric for a man who has no center.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 6/21/2013 9:11:47 PM     (No. 9387781)

Mr. o. must be writing his own speeches. Remember when he said he was a better speechwriter than his speechwriter.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 6/21/2013 9:21:09 PM     (No. 9387788)

Anachronistic is such a nice way of saying Zip´s nuclear disarmament pitch is so 20th century.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/21/2013 9:31:51 PM     (No. 9387799)

My first thought was "it was written by a fifth grader and delivered by a fourth grader"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: calgrammy, 6/21/2013 9:46:46 PM     (No. 9387813)

Think of all the quotes from Reagan´s speeches,hundreds. How many from the ear leader? Yep, none.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: beamer, 6/22/2013 3:16:10 AM     (No. 9388005)

Dr K hits the nail on the head. It was a stupid speech, delivered by a stupid person.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 6/22/2013 3:47:17 AM     (No. 9388010)

Obama´s never moved on from being a candidate to actually doing the job he got elected for. The only modicum of success Obama achieved was with his rabble rousing speeches and now that´s falling off thetable along with everything else.

He stands up there as says the world gets rid of nukes while turning a blind eye to Iran´s development and who know what NK is doing at any given time.

Forget what the right thinks about Obama,there´s a lot of liberals ready to close the book on him and get behind Hilldawg already.These people long for the good ole days of Bubba being back in the WH directing traffic.The thing is,the Clintons are just as corrupt as Obama but they know how to stick a moderate face on once in a while.Obama totally rejects the idea of any form of moderation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: billa, 6/22/2013 5:13:50 AM     (No. 9388022)

What is astounding is that he is raising an 1980s issue, well-addressed with RR, when NOW the US is having to face Iran and NK nuclear armaments. He actually discounts their intentions.

His foreign policy of which does not exist has amounted to major foreign leaders either ridiculing or ignoring him. Meanwhile, he is either tossing 9th world countries countless cash of which there is no quid pro quo, or spending ginormous amounts of cash on non-stop vacays.

Worse, he is completely ignoring domestic issues: unemployment, the deficit, spending, entitlements, the soaring cost of Obamacare and the tsunami of illegals entering the US with impunity.

He is not even aware that he is so ill-equiped to handle just one issue, like buttoning his suit jacket corrrectly, that he does not know what is going on around him.

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