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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

US Position on Iran

I have no idea what the Obama Whitehouse's position on Iran is. What is more to the point, they don't seem to know either. Yes, I understand that if they had a position (or red line), it would move depending on the polls.

Hate him or love him, even Bill Clinton had a position on most things. He surrounded himself with people who had ability and vision and he listened to them. Obama is on his fifth White House Chief of Staff and there has been a game of musical chairs with the insiders there because the experts are required to listen to Obama. Yes, I understand that when you're a narcissist, everyone should listen to you even though your ONLY life experience is as a Chicago community organizer.

George W. Bush (love him or hate him) let people know where he stood and the world trembled. Vladimir Putin does the same thing and Obama trembles.

Will Iran complete its nuclear weapons with the USA sitting on the sidelines? I doubt it. Israel will hit them before that happens whether or not the US is onboard. In fact, if I was Israel, I don't know that I'd share my war strategy with the US -- because I frankly don't know whether or not Obama would go to Iran with the information. 

I'm not sure what passes for Strategy in the Obama White House, though the recent exercise with Syria over chemical weapons provides me a rather clear road map.

13 comments:

  1. I say again: 'obama is a wonk.'

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  2. He has to know, when he is alone in his room at the end of the night, he has to look in the mirror and know that he is an empty suit.

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    1. I think that he kisses the mirrors (with tongue) at the end of each day.

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  3. Obama finds it hard to enter a pissing contest because he squats to pee.

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    1. Maybe he's trying to make up with volume what he can't manage in terms of distance?

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  4. Obama's position on Iran? Bent at the hips, I'm thinking.

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  5. He'll fall all over himself to extend a hand to every petty tyrant around the globe and find common ground with people who gas their own citizens or who hate everything America stands for. He won't give a second thought to compromising with dirty old conservatives though.

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    1. His heart is a communist heart. His parents and grandparents and all he holds dear were communists. No reason to change now.

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  6. I imagine Israel figured out how untrustworthy Obama was early on. Heck, I can almost hear the pitter patter of Valerie Jarrett's feet running to her Iranian contacts.

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    1. The Israelis aren't Obama's huckleberry.

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