So He Didn’t Go. B.F.D.

All this hoopla and liberal media hand wringing over the abscence of high ranking Regime officials at the Paris Anti-Islam Rally cracks me up.

Say what you will, he’s a muslim sympathizer, he’s callous, and doesn’t give a shit, I think this explanation from John Sexton,John Hayward, and Joel Pollack from Breitbart.com makes a lot of sense. Oh, not to mention King Putt was too busy watching the National Felon League playoffs. Plus one reason of my own.

 

Attending Paris Rally a Political Risk for White House.

The second man from the left COULD be another reason King Putt stayed home. Netanyahu OWNS him evey time they meet.

It would be awful hard for the Narcissist-In-Chief to stand out in THIS crowd. Another reason he stayed home. Glad he DID.

For the Obama administration, skipping the Paris unity march was the lesser of two evils. Attending would surely have garnered some praise from the media but it also would have been hard to explain on the domestic and international front.

My colleagues Joel Pollack and John Hayward have both offered plausible reasons why the President and AG Holder might want to miss out on the public unity rally. Joel writes, “After sitting out the “#HandsUpDontShoot” and “#BlackLivesMatter” demonstrations, Obama and Holder were not going to be caught on camera attending a “#JeSuisCharlie” rally in Paris….” There would certainly have been some sort of backlash for choosing to attend this march and not the others. And that’s not the only political problem connected to the rally. John Hayward adds another compelling reason to wonder if avoiding the march wasn’t the lesser of two evils for this administration:

The spirit of defiance surrounding Charlie Hebdo, the desire to honor its slain writers as heroes, is strongly antithetical to Obama’s post-Benghazi position. In fact, at the time, the Obama White House condemned Charlie Hebdo, calling their work “deeply offensive to many” with the “potential to be inflammatory.” It would be a bit awkward for Obama to grace a rally in their honor with his presence and say that, upon reflection, the future should belong to those who are free to slander the prophet of Islam, wouldn’t it?

President Obama definitely falls in the “do not offend” camp when it comes to Islam. This is the administration that classified the Fort Hood shooting as workplace violence. This is the administration that blamed Benghazi on a You Tube video and spent money overseas apologizing for the video.

And yet, none of the possible political motivations for the conspicuous US absence at the Paris march seems to have occurred to the left-wing media. On the contrary, James Fallows immediately framed the question as a right-wing concern in a blatant attempt to rule it out of bounds. When others pointed out that wasn’t really the case, Fallows changed his tune and focused on the size of the President’s security detail. The President had to skip the march.

It’s a bit harder to make excuses for VP Biden who was free Sunday and probably doesn’t have a security detail larger than that of all of the Prime Ministers of Europe. The White House hasn’t offered an explanation for his absence either. Secretary of State John Kerry, who earlier offered a strongly worded reaction to the attack in English and French, was in India and also missed the march. That left the US Ambassador to France and Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland as the only US representatives.

Perhaps the hardest absence to explain is that of Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder flew to Paris for security meetings on Sunday but skipped the march. The NY Daily News reports, “Around the time other world leaders and dignitaries boarded buses to get to the front of the march, Holder was taping an interview for ‘Meet the Press,’ NBC confirmed.” AG Holder told Meet the Press viewers, “the French have been among our best allies, our greatest friends in this fight against global terrorism. And we are here to express our solidarity with them.” So he expressed it he just didn’t show it by marching.

Ron Fournier, who has been a fairly tough critic of President Obama’s leadership, takes another tack on the White House’s apparent snub of the Paris march. “It was a mistake – a missed opportunity to remind France and other allies that the United States is committed to a war against terrorism waged by two U.S. presidents and thousands of U.S. troops since 9/11. But it wasn’t a disgrace,” Fournier writes. Like Fallows, Fournier seems to be making some rather generous assumptions. Did the White House really miss an opportunity for boosting the President’s poll numbers or was this a case of balancing costs and benefits?

For this White House, the calculation had to be made how best to express support abroad without creating additional problems at home. The result was this awkward combination of support minus the images of senior administration figures marching, images which might play somewhat differently back home. Add to that the possibility that the President doesn’t agree with the tone of the march itself and you have a pretty good explanation of how the US didn’t really show up at yesterday’s march.

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The key sentence in this article lies here:”President Obama definitely falls in the “do not offend” camp when it comes to Islam.”  I simply don’t believe it is any more complicated than that. Well, with the exception of him looking the fool in front of REAL leaders, maybe.

The weather around D.C. is too shitty to golf, the weather in France was too shitty to golf, aside from the cold shoulder the nitwit would get from REAL leaders in attendance, you can add THIS to the reasons he didn’t go as well. Him being too busy watching the NFL playoffs makes about as much sense as anything else this clown does. To send “Joey The Clown” Biden would have been a DISASTER. He probably would have said something stupid like “Hey, Stand Up Charlie”, or had called “Charlie Hebdo” Charlie Brown.

I don’t care what the “official” version from the White Mosque is, I don’t care what the version from the limpstream media is, my take is this event would NOT.  BE.  ABOUT.  HIM. And if it ain’t about HIM, he just does not give a good shit about it.

Personally, I’m glad he didn’t go. This just would have turned into ANOTHER multi-million dollar junket to Paris for Moochelle, and a hundred or so of her “bff’s”, paid for by US, along with a photo-op of incompetence in action on his part.

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CLYDE. GLAD the idiot stayed HOME for once.

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10 Responses to So He Didn’t Go. B.F.D.

  1. Saltwater says:

    In his defense, this was also a gathering of the world’s LEADERS. He simply wouldn’t fit in.
    But the main reason for thumbing his nose at the Unity March — #FrenchLivesDon’tMatter.

  2. Kathy says:

    He’s busy cracking jokes and yucking it up with the San Antonio spurs, after lazing on his couch watching football games on Sunday. Priorities, dontcha know?

    It’s simple…there are no stars in a unity march, so unless the spotlight shines on him, he’s not interested.

    • Clyde says:

      Yep, priorities. HIS is “leading from behind”. If his aim was to make the U.S. look like a third world shit hole in the rest of the world’s eyes, he HAS been successful. Thanks, Kathy.

  3. Rich B says:

    Sending Biden would have been a hoot. Can you imagine what he might have said? He’s been supplying my blog with and endless source of material for six years now. The possibilities would have been great. My guess is; Omama was just plain too freaking lazy to get off his skinny ass and put in an appearance. It might be that simple. We already know he doesn’t give a shit about anyone or anything but himself anyway.

    Piss on Omama. He’s an embarrassment to the once mighty USA anyway and/or the French didn’t want him to stink up the protest. As much as the Franks tick me off from time to time I will say this – if it weren’t for them, there wouldn’t be an America so I’ll try and cut em some slack for the horrible mistakes they made in letting in the towel-heads take over a large portion of their country. At least they are trying to fix things now, albeit a bit (maybe) too late. But Omama is intentionally making things worse here in America. Got to get them new dems registered.

    Good Lord, two years is such a long time with a shit-stain such as Omama in the White House. Can we make it? I pray we can before he destroys what’s left of our beloved country.

    • Clyde says:

      GREAT comments, Rich B. Take a bow. I’m with you. Two more years of this skivvie stain, GOD knows what this country is going to look like.

    • I.R. Wayright says:

      “Sending Biden would have been a hoot. Can you imagine what he might have said? ”
      Yeah, “Get a Shotgun.”

      • Clyde says:

        God only knows what Joey The Clown would have said, I.R. and that is precisely WHY he WASN’T sent. Thanks for checking in.

  4. Terry says:

    I don’t care what excuses the White Mosque offers, the POS didn’t go because moochie found out that Swedish PM Thorning-Schmidt was going to be there !

  5. CW says:

    I think Obama’s absence at the march is reflective of his overall absence when it comes to the fight against Islamic terrorism. He is invested in this phony image of himself as the great healer/uniter and marching in protest to the mass murder committed in the name of Islam doesn’t really go with that whole meme. This is an administration that is completely tone deaf when it comes to world attitudes. What I think is funny is that his “security” excuse exposes him for the complete coward that he is. Here’s Angela Merkel and other women marching in the street, braving the danger, while Obama is hiding in the White House, making excuses.