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A Gullible Fool At That
Power Line, by Steven Hayward

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/29/2013 12:02:14 PM

I’ve known all along that Obama is a fool, and probably a knave too, but I didn’t think he was totally gullible. (Well yes, he did pick John Kerry for secretary of state, so I should know better.) His “hopeful” phone call with Iran’s new “moderate” President Rouhani brings to mind all of the jokes arising our of our bitter experience with Iran in the 1980s: What’s an Iranian “moderate”? An Iranian who’s run out of ammunition. Today’s version might run something like this: What’s an Iranian “moderate”? An Iranian who needs sanctions lifted so he can buy just a few more centrifuges.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lylacat, 9/29/2013 12:15:57 PM     (No. 9542168)

Do I have this right? President Rouhani refused to meet with 0bama, and Rouhani definitely did not want to shake his hand (there is much speculation about why, with 0bama´s rumored gay past), so 0bama calls up Rouhani and says he will give him a "special gift, " a Persian artifact. So they speak on the phone. Then 0bama "runs" to the microphones to announce he has done something no one else has done in over thirty years, communicate with Iran (only after a major bribe). I watched him breathlessly proclaim what a major feat he had accomplished. Am I the only one who sees this as a stunt; the Iranians, along with Putin, are just rolling over laughing at this president.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/29/2013 12:25:01 PM     (No. 9542183)

Did anyone else see our Jonah Goldberg parodying Obama as a high-school girl, gushing "He called me! He called me!"



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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951, 9/29/2013 12:35:21 PM     (No. 9542201)

Fool, knave? Dumb ass says it all for me. He has 3 1/2 more years to prove his ignorance and I have no doubt he will not disappoint us.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/29/2013 1:01:17 PM     (No. 9542228)

Obama had to call the Iranian immoderate while Rouhani was in a motorcade to JFK. Safe bet that Secret Service had the cell phone number of the Iranian security officer riding with Rouhani so that Secret Service could communicate in an emergency. Number then provided to WH in exchange for promise of hookers the next time Obama travels abroad. Also safe bet that Valerie Jarrett was the first voice Rouhani heard, with "President Rouhani, President Obama would like to announce the return an Iranian antiquity to you." Rouhani surely claimed that he was too busy, but ValJar pleaded that "This will only take a moment of your time. So, please speak to President BO for a brief moment."

"Oh, alright. Tell Obama to stop sniveling and put him on the phone" responded Rouhani. "But make it quick since I have to stop at the duty free shop." As NBC News noted on Friday evening, this totally inconsequential call "was historic and unprecedented".



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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 9/29/2013 1:39:05 PM     (No. 9542273)

#3 - I´d a said that this Phony-Baloney, Plastic-Banana Republic Socialist Doorknob has 3 1/2 more years to sell us down the river!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 9/29/2013 3:09:55 PM     (No. 9542384)

FTA: "What’s flat as a pancake and glows in the dark? Iran after Ronald Reagan becomes president.

"I’m guessing Netanyahu understands this clearly, even if our Boy Blunder president doesn’t."

At the time of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran take-over in 1979, a Soviet official was quoted as saying, "If they had done this to the Soviet Embassy, Tehran would have been a glass parking lot by morning."

Which of these names should not be included in a list of LEADERS who would respond appropriately to an incursion on its sovereign soil?
Jimmy Carter, Benjamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, Vladimir Putin.

Remember, contrary to the teachings of progressive schools and historical accounts, the take-over of our Embassy WAS NOT a "hostage crisis." It was an act of war.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 9/29/2013 7:44:30 PM     (No. 9542542)

"Remember, contrary to the teachings of progressive schools and historical accounts, the take-over of our Embassy WAS NOT a "hostage crisis." It was an act of war."

Thank you, 6. You are absolutely correct.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/29/2013 10:01:59 PM     (No. 9542647)

We have called that man a lot of things, gullible wasn´t one of them.

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