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The End of Animal House
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 7/17/2014 5:22:08 PM

The possible shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines 777 over Ukraine with the loss all aboard may represent a new and disturbing trend in that conflict. For Ukraine represents the flashpoint between east and west at its most immediate. (Snip) If Leading from Behind is working it’s not obvious. The president has spent the last few weeks laughing at everything. But now he is faced with something possibly new and disturbing; something which a speech or an executive order won’t handle. He must tread very carefully. Above all he must remember that foreign policy is not something he conducts out of

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Mod Squad statesmanship, indeed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/17/2014 5:43:01 PM     (No. 9929244)

Weakness is prococative. Extreme weakness is extremely provocative. After it became clear that, geopolitically speaking, Obama was a pushover--or worse--Iowahawk remarked that Putin was doing doughnuts in Obama´s front yard. Unless repeated, this atrocity, like KAL-007, probably won´t lead to hotter war. Not yet. Putin´s rootstock is on the proverbial chopping block. And he might lose ´em. Miscalculated.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 7/17/2014 5:43:10 PM     (No. 9929246)

Obama always reminds me of a game show host the way he always jogs onstage and jogs down AF1 stairs. After his speech in Delaware we can now add wanna-be comedian. After a slow start to warm-up his audience about the downed airplane, he got right to his material about the Biden´s attractiveness.

"Thank you, Thank you. I´ll be here all week. Don´t forget to tip your bartenders and waitresses".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/17/2014 5:59:56 PM     (No. 9929267)

Perfect analogy, #2. I grind my teeth when he bounces down those airplane stairs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/17/2014 6:16:49 PM     (No. 9929279)

It is past due for the other branches of government and the American people to be told what is going on. No more narratives about videos, no more talking points, no more Soros, no more Susan Rice.

Pretty powerful stuff. If only.

This wasn´t yet another car bomb that killed a bunch of nameless, faceless Afghans in a Kabul neighborhood. American citizens were shot out of the sky by a puppet state of the former Soviet Union. It´s your move, Preezy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimS, 7/17/2014 7:27:12 PM     (No. 9929340)

Yes, Vlad, I can be more flexible after the election

This is treason. Never mind impeachment, I am talking public execution.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 7/17/2014 7:37:48 PM     (No. 9929352)

He needs to read his oath of office again. ...We have!

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