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Obama Called Nine Foreign
Leaders While on Vacation

National Journal, by Marina Koren

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/26/2014 12:20:05 PM

The bear is loose again in the streets of Washington. President Obama returned to the White House on Sunday night after two weeks in Martha´s Vineyard in Massachusetts with his family. During that time, the president broke the cardinal rule of vacation: He worked—calling nine foreign leaders. Here´s who Obama called and what they talked about: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, about Iraq Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, about the leader´s recent election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, about Gaza Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, about the Ebola outbreak Sierra Leonian President Ernest Bai Koroma, about the Ebola outbreak Romanian

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Wow. How impressive. s/o Is that supposed to free Obama from criticism? Sorry, that huge smile and fist bump from Obama immediately following his weak speech on the murder of Foley cannot be erased.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 8/26/2014 12:25:44 PM     (No. 9981822)

He was looking for a fourth.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/26/2014 12:37:44 PM     (No. 9981848)

Oh! Oh, Marina Koran´s fluttering heart!

Isn´t he just so amazing in all his wonderfulness!!!

After nearly six years - - the sycophantic toadying has not ebbed one bit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Malia2012, 8/26/2014 12:41:49 PM     (No. 9981859)

Well, of COURSE he called NINE foreign leaders while on "vacation"..National Urinal is simply one more infected arm of the democrat party and not worth the paper OR web page it is written on..Go away marina koren and get a REAL job! Pathetic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beca, 8/26/2014 12:53:22 PM     (No. 9981880)

he called while waiting for a foresome to pass...................

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/26/2014 12:55:10 PM     (No. 9981885)

Whoa, I AM impressed (not).

I´m sure he was bragging about the one lucky golf shot he had no idea would happen...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hotrod, 8/26/2014 1:07:30 PM     (No. 9981907)

WHAT did he call them??

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 8/26/2014 1:13:57 PM     (No. 9981916)

Nine apologies in one vacation?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/26/2014 1:47:32 PM     (No. 9981970)

Went to voice mail.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: schnapps, 8/26/2014 1:54:36 PM     (No. 9981985)

Hello....er, Bibi. How´re you dealing with that Ebola outbreak? Tragic isn´t it? What? you´re not Bibi?
Who programmed this thing?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 8/26/2014 3:16:04 PM     (No. 9982090)

Nine calls in how many days??????

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hobbitmom, 8/26/2014 3:40:32 PM     (No. 9982125)

This Marina person should be cringing with embarrassment for taking such dictation from the Spite House. The article (or as far as I could read in it) reads like something out of a high school newspaper about the pep club.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/26/2014 5:42:48 PM     (No. 9982275)

Wow. He worked SO hard! He deserves another vacation!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: paral04, 8/26/2014 5:56:24 PM     (No. 9982301)

Wow! How much did that cost the tax payers?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/27/2014 1:26:24 AM     (No. 9982708)

Fundraising ?

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