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¡Que Idiota!

Sorry, but George W. Bush would need a double-lobotomy to be this stupid:

And in terms of the Maldives [sic] or the Falklands, whatever your preferred term, our position on this is that we are going to remain neutral. We have good relations with both Argentina and Great Britain, and we are looking forward to them being able to continue to dialogue on this issue. But this is not something that we typically intervene in.

Maldives? First of all, it’s called the Endives, an archipelago near Arugula. But he meant the Malvinas, which is also incorrect. It’s called the Falkland Islands by the country that owns them and by the people who live there. Malvinas was a term for the islands 300 miles off-shore employed by the fascist government of Argentina back in the day. But they threw people out of airplanes and tortured people in dungeons, and I don’t see Obama waxing poetic about that (yet).

Anyway, we did intervene a bit back when Argentina and Britain fought over the place. You may have read about it.

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What’s it All About, Algae?

Hey, whaddya know! He really is scum!

President Barack Obama said Thursday his Republican critics promising immediate lower gas prices are either uninformed or dishonest, and he pledged in a speech to University of Miami students to continue pushing for alternative energy sources.

Framing the issue as “one of the major challenges of your generation,” Obama said developing a broad-based energy policy incorporating all sources — oil, gas, nuclear, solar, wind and alternatives such as algae — would take years but was essential for the nation’s future economic well-being.

His speech came as gas prices soared around the nation, rising 3.3 cents nationwide overnight to $3.61 a gallon, according to AAA.

Soaring gas prices, seething Moslems—it’s like Bush never left!

But of course, he has:

‘The American people aren’t stupid,” thundered President Obama yesterday in Miami, ridiculing Republicans who are blaming him for rising gasoline prices. Let’s hope he’s right, because not even Forrest Gump could believe the logic of what Mr. Obama is trying to sell.

To wit, that a) gasoline prices are beyond his control, but b) to the extent oil and gas production is rising in America, his energy policies deserve all the credit, and c) higher prices are one more reason to raise taxes on oil and gas drillers while handing even more subsidies to his friends in green energy. Where to begin?

What is it Aggie always says? “Elections have consequences.” What do reelections have?

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On That Midnight Train to Russia

Has kind of a gulag-y feeling to it:

President Obama mistakenly referred to the nation of Georgia as “Russia” after a bilateral meeting with the Georgian president — an unfortunate slip-up, given that the president was celebrating 20 years of Georgian independence from Soviet rule.

“[O]ne of the first things that I did was express my appreciation for the institution-building that’s been taking place in Russia — in Georgia,” Obama told reporters following a meeting with Georgia’s President Saakashvili. Moments earlier, Obama had noted that it was “a wonderful occasion to have him here as we’ll be celebrating this year 20 years of independence for Georgia and the eighth anniversary of the Rose Revolution.”

Maybe this Georgia was one of the 57 states he meant.

This is about as stupid as Gerald Ford saying there was no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe. That gaffe helped bring in Jimmy Carter; maybe this gaffe (if it’s reported—imagine if Bush had said it) will help get rid of Jimmy Carter II.

Maybe.

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Barack W. Obama

Maybe this should be a new category, reserved for when Obama says something so profoundly stupid, so worthy of ridicule, that no other category will do. I do not use the R-word in my vocabulary, as I find it personally offensive, but I am sorely tempted here:

One other thing that I want to say about this: When I meet with world leaders, what’s striking — whether it’s in Europe or here in Asia — the kinds of fundamental reforms and changes both on the revenue side and the public pension side that other countries are having to make are so much more significant than what we need to do in order to get our books in order.

He was in Hawaii when he spoke—you know, Asia. And you people expect me to believe he was born there. Yeah. Sure. Right.

I know he took some time off to play a round of golf with a friend who recently had been arrested for soliciting a prostitute, so maybe he thought he was in Bangkok.

I’m trying to be nice!

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