Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Obama, flip flopper

What has become painfully obvious, Obama may not actually be a flip flopper, he is even more dangerous than this.

Obama has spent the last several weeks making bold statements. The problem is the following day, Obama will make contradictory statement to his original statement.

Highlighted in this Charles Krauthammer article-

Having lashed himself to the ridiculous, unprecedented promise of unconditional presidential negotiations -- and then having compounded the problem by elevating it to a principle -- Obama keeps trying to explain. On Sunday, he declared in Pendleton, Ore., that by Soviet standards Iran and others "don't pose a serious threat to us." (On the contrary. Islamic Iran is dangerously apocalyptic. Soviet Russia was not.) The next day in Billings, Mont.: "I've made it clear for years that the threat from Iran is grave."

Now again, another bold and contradictory statements on consecutive days, highlighted by Jack Kelly-

Mr. Obama told Walter Pacheco of the Orlando Sentinel last Thursday he'd personally meet with Mr. Chavez:
"One of the obvious high priorities in my talks with President Hugo Chavez would be the fermentation of anti-American sentiment in Latin America, his support of (Marxist narco-terrorists) FARC in Colombia, and other issues he would want to talk about," Sen. Obama said then. "It is important to understand that ignoring these countries has not led to improved behavior on their part and it has not served our national security interests."
But in a speech in Miami the very next day, Mr. Obama said any Latin American government that supports FARC (the Spanish acronym for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) should be isolated.

"We will shine a light on any support for the FARC that comes from neighboring governments," Mr. Obama told the Cuban American National Foundation. "This behavior must be exposed to international condemnation, regional isolation, and -- if need be -- strong sanctions. It must not stand."

ABC's Jake Tapper was confused. "So he will meet with the leader of a country he simultaneously says should be isolated? Huh?"

One day one thing, the next day something totally opposite.

The problem has now become that he says these contradictory things so eloquently, that way too many folks in the media continue to choose to ignore the contradictions.

We are about to put our lives into the hands of a new leader, and this is the type of man the Democrats choose to nominate?

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