11 December 2016

Looking at U.S. Government: Reality

For those who look at U.S. government through rose-tinted glasses, it might be enlightening to look occasionally at reality:

Obama also accurately described himself and his own record of militarism. To defend against charges that he Loves the Terrorists, he boasted:
As commander-in-chief, I have not shied away from using force when necessary. I have ordered tens of thousands of young Americans into combat.
I’ve ordered military action in seven countries.

24 May 2016

The hazards of speaking from a teleprompter ...

U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday during his visit to Vietnam—a nation still suffering from a U.S. invasion that lasted 20 years—that big nations should not bully smaller ones. ... 
Obama alluded to China’s recent actions in the South China Sea, when he made his bully remark[.]

Obama In Vietnam ‘Big Nations Should Not Bully Smaller Ones’, Mint Press News (May 24, 2016).

(Unless the bigger nation is the U.S.A., of course.)