The Hammer: Obama ‘Practically Half Asleep’ in Airliner Speech

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“He’s relying on the Europeans. The Europeans will never act. They never act on anything unless they’re led by the U.S.”

On Friday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer slammed Obama for the “unbelievable, passive nature” of his speech, which addressed the Malaysian airliner catastrophe in Eastern Ukraine. Reacting to yesterday’s news of the shooting down of the civilian plane – almost certainly at the hands of Russian-armed rebels – the president appeared disinterested, and ”practically half asleep.”

That response makes sense only if Obama believes that the events will necessarily go badly for Russia. However, Krauthammer contended, there is no reason to think that is true in the absence of American leadership….(read more) The Corner

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One Comment on “The Hammer: Obama ‘Practically Half Asleep’ in Airliner Speech”

  1. […] By Pundit from another Planet “He’s relying on the Europeans. The Europeans will never act. They never act on anything unless they’re led by the U.S.” On Friday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer slammed Obama for the “unbelievable, passive nature” of his speech, which addressed the Malaysian airliner catastrophe in Eastern Ukraine. Reacting to yesterday’s news of the shooting down of the civilian plane – […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]


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