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

Ernest fm AR Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:14 PM
nycXJ61 Wrote: 25 minutes ago (10:42 PM) "LOL -- If your first name is really "Xavier" I guarantee you your last name isn't "Johnson" Anyone dumb enough to use their real initials to their name deserve whatever they get, but thanks for trying" BZZZZZZT! Sorry, XJ, you use those same two initials in every reincarnation, after being banned for idiocy. By the way, you just reminded me of my favorite "definition": reintarnation - coming back after death as a hillbilly....
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:17 PM
Ernest; Now that you mention it, XJ_666 does remind one of a hillbilly... right out of "Deliverance."

Most especially, the kid playing the banjo.
Ernest fm AR Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:21 PM
Libs, I also think this one applies to XJ... "sarchasm" - the distance between the one with sarcastic wit and the one who just doesn't get it.....

Or "The Dopeler Effect" - the phenomenon whereby stupid ideas appear smarter when they come at you quickly....
Chestertonfan Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 11:23 PM
That's funny. Can I use that?

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,...