“Putin has been a fixture on the international stage for almost 15 years as either president or prime minister,” the sportscaster stated. “That’s far longer than any other leader among the world’s most influential nations. Just in the past year, Putin brokered a deal to allow Syria to avoid a U.S. military strike by giving up its chemical weapons,” Costas continued in a voiceover, “and helped bring Iran to the negotiating table over its nuclear intentions.”
“And he has repeatedly showcased his confidence to take on the West, particularly the United States,” the NBC announcer continued. “Offering asylum to national security agency leaker Edward Snowden, enticing Ukraine to back out of a deal to join the European Union, and passing laws viewed as repressive to members of the gay community and their supporters.”
Add to this the most recent humiliation handed to the hapless Obama Administration by the Obama Regime, leaking audio from a telephone conversation in which Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland disrespects the European Union in a juvenile and potty-mouthed way.
- An Ambassador to Argentina who neither speaks Spanish nor has ever been to Argentina (but donated a great deal of money to Mr. Obama’s re-election campaign.
- An Ambassador to Norway who admits to knowing nothing about Norway (but donated a great deal of money to Mr. Obama’s re-election campaign)
- An Ambassador to Hungary who is completely ignorant of the US interests in that country (but donated a great deal of money to Mr. Obama’s campaign)
If Mr. Obama had set as a policy goal the diminishment of American influence in the global community and the empowerment of America’s enemies, he could not have succeeded better than he has. And the Democrat Party is poised to award Obama’s top foreign policy official with its nomination for President of the United States.