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Smart Power: Obama Repeatedly Botches Dignitaries' Names on Foreign Trip

Cal29 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 7:21 PM
"Obama Repeatedly Botches Dignitaries' Names on Foreign Trip" Most stupid President in US History.............
jay_p Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 5:27 PM
Nope, George W. Bush holds that honor.
byeBarry Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 7:23 PM
Affirmative action at work.
Cal29 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 7:26 PM
Yah.......It's what happens when an Indonesian lackey comes to the US and says GIMME......GIMME...........I'm a Marxist.
dolo Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 8:28 PM
I think it's to show disdain. Their not important enough to get their names right or he's too important to bother.
Cal29 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 7:22 PM

President "Smart Power" at work.  Oops:
 

As Obama stood next to the world's most recognized democracy icon, he mispronounced her name repeatedly. Ever gracious, Suu Kyi did not correct her American guest for calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi multiple times during his statement to reporters after their meeting. Proper pronunciation for the Nobel laureate's name is Ahng Sahn Soo Chee. The meeting came after Obama met with Myanmar's reformist new President Thein Sein - a name he also botched. As the two addressed the media, Obama called his counterpart "President Sein," an awkward,...