Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Obama Spokespersons Embarrassing Themselves

In the spirit of people (rightly) mocking Trump press secretary Sean Spicer's blatantly false claims, here are some other examples of blatantly false or ridiculous claims by Obama's spokespersons, typically about matters much more serious than crowd sizes:

Saturday, February 4, 2017

28 Obama Foreign Policy Horrors (and three genuine achievements)

With Donald Trump in the White House it makes sense to worry about the direction US foreign policy is going in. But such understandable concerns about the future may lead us to forget just how destructive the previous president’s foreign policy has been.

The Obama administration bombed people in 8 countries, enforced crippling sanctions that caused widespread suffering in already poor regions, played an active role in 2 coups d'├ętat, allied the US with neo-Nazis in Ukraine and Al Qaeda (Al Qaeda!) in Syria, and played dangerous war games with nuclear Russia.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of Obama's foreign policy horrors. Lest we forget.