Skip to comments.Paper: White House Wined & Dined Dictators And Homophobes
Posted on 08/06/2014 6:28:22 PM PDT by Hojczyk
President Barack Obama drew the diplomatic line somewhere at the first ever U.S-Africa summit at the White House this week by not inviting Zimbabwes brutal dictator Robert Mugabe.
But the guest list still included several other African leaders with only slightly better human rights records. The White House promoted the summit as the largest-ever gathering of African leaders in the United States, with more than 50 countries represented.
The red carpet was rolled out for Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who shot or jailed virtually all his political opponents, Gambias Yahya Jammeh, who threatened to cut off the head of any homosexuals in the country and for Cameroons Paul Biya, who has the dubious honor of ranking 19th on author David Wallechinsky's 2006 list of the world's 20 worst living dictators. Many of the leaders were later photographed in the White House, posing for individual portraits with Obama and the First Lady.
The President's opening speech avoided the prickly issues of homophobia and torture and instead sought out similarities between the two continents.
He opened with: I stand before you as the president of the United States, a proud American. I also stand before you as the son of a man from Africa.
Before going on to say: Our faith traditions remind us of the inherent dignity of every human being and that our work as nations must be rooted in empathy and compassion for each other, as brothers and as sisters. Here we run the rule over nine of the most controversial leaders who enjoyed the lavish affair.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2718143/Obamas-monsters-ball-How-White-House-opened-doors-Africas-evil-dictators-homophobes-turned-blind-eye-human-rights-record.html#ixzz39fJWrjdZ
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
dictators would feel very much at home in the WH nowadays
When all the rich guys seem to care about are the homosexual privileges, and not the poverty, or sickness, I the poorer remainder of the world, it’s disgusting.
the old birds of a feather ploy
Well, yeah! There’s no dictator on earth Obama doesn’t love. Said that in 2008.
That's the new free 0bamaPhone for the `light in the loafer` crowd.
I can hardly wait till the Main Stream Media fella’ ts get a hold of that article and report, in detail, the minstrel show at the White House./S
GO BRITS!! Tell us what is going on in our outhouse of a country, our MSM will not!
Do you think Obama will ever invite those SWAMP PEOPLE to the White House?
Did you notice that all the Black enlisted military did not make it into the pictures; strange they are always proximately displayed at all other Obama functions .... is it a holiday to celebrate Obama’s Birthday week?
They didn’t appear to be afraid of Obama.
Did Idi Amin’s former chef do the catering?
Did Winnie Mendela provide the fashion accessories?
Did Robert Mugabe bring the produce?
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