While David Brooks opines that our savant world leader may have a “manhood problem” and Chuck Todd wonders about his alpha male standing, let’s take a look at what our gal Susan Rice of Benghazi fame had to say back on 2008 to Tucker Carlson. What a memory. I will include the full interview as well, as it is simply a stunner in reflecting on the naivety of this crew we have in the WH.
New York times - full transcript at link.
I’m going to ask the same question to you. Where has — Barack Obama been in a position where he has to make those kinds of decisions?
Ms. Rice: He hasn’t and he hasn’t claimed that he’s been in a position to have to answer the phone at 3 o’clock in the morning in a crisis situation. That’s the difference between the two of them. Hillary Clinton hasn’t had to answer the phone at 3 o’clock in the morning. And yet she attacked Barack Obama for not being ready. They’re both not ready to have that 3:00 a.m. phone call.
Mar 5, 2008
Senior Obama foreign policy advisor Susan Rice says Barack Obama isn’t ready to answer a 3 A.M. crisis phone call.
Here is the full interview. Chilling indeed. No wonder Hillary had her dagger out for Susan Rice. Is this why Hillary set her up for the Sunday talkies on Benghazi?
Now the manly man alpha man thing-
New York Times columnist David Brooks claimed President Barack Obama has a “manhood problem” internationally, with observers particularly in the Middle East viewing him as weak and indecisive on issues such as the civil war in Syria and the Ukraine-Russia standoff.
Brooks made the claim on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” responding to assertions made by NBC reporter Chuck Todd that the ongoing crisis in Ukraine will affect what other adversaries of the United States believe they can get away with.
“Basically, we’ve also had an assumption that borders are basically going to be borders,” Brooks said. “And once that comes into question — as in Ukraine, Crimea or anywhere else…”
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