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Embattled Argentine president (Kirchner) poses in Viet Cong tunnels used to kill Americans
Washington Free Beacon ^
| Alana Goodman
Posted on 01/23/2013 1:10:14 PM PST by NormsRevenge
Embattled Argentine President Cristina Kirchner cheerfully mugged for photos in the Cu Chi tunnels used by the Viet Cong to ambush United States troops during the Vietnam War and likened Ho Chi Minh to George Washington during a visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on Sunday.
Kirchner playfully peeks her head out of one of the spiderholes in one photo. She sits cross-legged and grinning outside the tunnel, dressed in guerrilla-style fatigues, in another.
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KEYWORDS: argentine; embattled; kirchner; tunnels; vietcong
The Who She Cu Chi man is helping in that pic.
posted on 01/23/2013 1:24:12 PM PST
by Izzy Dunne
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I’ve been there, although I was too claustrophobic to get into the tunnels. But it is a routine tourist thing to pose in such a way. Maybe not wise for a public official to do, but I saw many young tourists in suc poses.
posted on 01/23/2013 1:27:26 PM PST
So why didn't she just sit on Hanoi Jane's anti-aircraft gun?
posted on 01/23/2013 1:31:11 PM PST
(Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
If the Brits and Argentina go at it again, we’ll probably be rendering Argentina assistance this time.
posted on 01/23/2013 1:42:42 PM PST
I’m too big to fit myself. I had DIs who were tunnel rats in ‘
Nam. mean little buggers and nasty. God Bless ‘em. as to Kirchner, reminds me of Hillary.
posted on 01/23/2013 1:45:46 PM PST
“Embattled Argentine President Cristina Kirchner” Who is she embattled with? Are they inferring similarity between Vietnam and Argentina over the Falkland Islands.
posted on 01/23/2013 1:49:10 PM PST
Your country is falling apart economically, you must fan flames of hatred against the US/UK. Obviously. Hasn’t Obama been doing that too?
posted on 01/23/2013 2:02:35 PM PST
I never understood why we never pumped acetylene down those holes. It would have been messy.
posted on 01/23/2013 2:08:34 PM PST
posted on 01/23/2013 2:22:20 PM PST
posted on 01/23/2013 2:34:19 PM PST
(Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
To: Izzy Dunne
Kirchner doesn’t like us. She is more into Fidel and sees herself as a communist Evita. I’d have thought she would see Obama as a kindred soul.
posted on 01/23/2013 2:47:08 PM PST
( what difference does it make?)
My buddy was a 1st Cav tunnel rat. Let’s put him in there with that fat commie cow, shake and bake one minute and see who comes out in one piece.
posted on 01/23/2013 4:04:30 PM PST
(The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
I never understood why we never pumped acetylene down those holes.
Wondered that too until I saw a diagram of an typical Cong tunnel system.
Much like the U shaped water trap in the waste water system in your plumbing which keeps septic tank gases from bubbling back up the pipes, the Cong dug water traps to prevent our troops from attempting the same.
Not a Viet Nam vet but that's my understanding of it...
posted on 01/23/2013 4:28:14 PM PST
("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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