Skip to comments.Merkel: US Spying Has Shattered Allies' Trust [Obama DESTROYING Relationships, Media Mostly Silent]
Posted on 10/26/2013 5:53:34 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
European leaders united in anger as they attended a summit overshadowed by reports of widespread U.S. spying on its allies.... Angela Merkel said had shattered trust in the Obama adminstration...
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If Bush were doing this, it would be on the front page of the New York Times and the top story on every network for months on end.
If the Republicans get the Presidency, it will be the front page in terms of the bad relationship the Republicans have created around the world.
IIRC, the NSA started spying on our European allies in 2006, while Bush was still POTUS.
The Obama-media will not cover it, except to defend
their impostor Tyrant.
Then, Obama will get the Smithsonian
to change the “history” for HIM, just as he removes
the history of the Jewish and Armenian genocides.
Is there anything this President has not screwed up?
meanwhile, the Obama administration continues to spy on Americans and America continues its evolution into a fascist, police state, tyranny.
Can’t be true. The world was going to love us once Obama was elected.
It was Bush was causing the world to hate us.
The media just is racist and hates Obamas half African heritage.
‘It was started under Bush and Obama was just recently apprised of it and stopped it immediately.’
There now, Clear? /s
At any rate, this is where Snowden is doing real national security damage, and crosses the line from heroic whistle blowly to Bradley Manning-Julian Assaunge villainy.
Our national socialists can beat up your national socialists, merkel?
We spy on our allies. I am certain the EU and UK spy on us. Israel does it too, and we do it to them.
Spying has been around since humans began to live in groups.
I find Merkel’s outrage, fake. She is just taking advantage of the situation for her own political gain.
Anyway, what happened to “Smart Diplomacy”? Remember the one which started with the idiotic “Reset” button.
The German's knew about this a long time ago. So did the other "allies". Now that it is brought into the public eye, they are aghast.
What they are really complaining about is the continued existence of the "five eyes" intelligence network. This loose organization dates from the 1940's and is the most exclusive alliance in the world. Membership is limited and closed. Members have the luxury of access to world class sigint. Germany, Japan, France and the others are jealous. They know they will always be targets and will never be full members.
Remember how Dear Leader was going to restore America’s image in the world? Why does the media NEVER mention his broken promises and failures? [Rhetorical question]
Do we really need to spy on Merkel’s cell phone? I find that over the top and unacceptable.
Concur your analysis.
——Angela Merkel said had shattered trust in the Obama adminstration...-——
The words “in the Obama adminstration” were carefully uttered. Obama has been thrown under the bus and then run over.
The statement indicates publicly, to the world, that Obama lost a vote of confidence. She announced what has likely been coming a long time. Obama just doesn’t measure up.
Obama is now persona non grata in Europe. Merkel follows the lead of the Saudi’s prior announcement that can be taken as the disgust and disdain of a strong ally. If we get a statement from say Japan or Korea, the trifecta will be complete. Everybody is free to beat up on the incompetent in the White House
This series of events is blurred by the Obamacare disaster but is more important. The world leadership has declared the American President to be unfit to perform on the world stage.
This concern applies even to taking of photographs and publishing them of the front of one's house.
The media in America are passing this off with a series of lame jokes which do a disservice to our national interest, of course, it places the interest of Barack Obama first which is both his personal priority and the priority of the media.
Expect the price of oil to shift soon from a US Dollar base to either a "MarketBasket" base or a Euro base. The rest of the world will jump in to kick the USA while it's down.
The price of oil in US dollars will soar, even while the Liberals fight tooth & nail to prevent exploration, drilling, transportation and refining of oil in the US.
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