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Obama Repeatedly Mispronounces Aung San Suu Kyi

by Keith Koffler on November 19, 2012, 9:43 am

During his stop in Burma earlier today, President Obama repeatedly mispronounced the name of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and former political prisoner who has led the struggle for a free and democratic Burma.

From the Associated Press:

As Obama stood next to the world’s most recognized democracy icon, he mispronounced her name repeatedly.

Ever gracious, Suu Kyi did not correct her American guest for calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi multiple times during his statement to reporters after their meeting.

Proper pronunciation for the Nobel laureate’s name is Ahng Sahn Soo Chee.

What’s more, Obama also botched the name of his official host, Burma’s reformist new president, Thein Sein.

As the two addressed the media, Obama called his counterpart “President Sein,” an awkward, slightly affectionate reference that would make most Burmese cringe.

Note to presidential advisers: For future rounds of diplomacy, the president of Myanmar is President Thein Sein – on first and second reference.

Such diplomatic faux pas by George W. Bush would no doubt have sparked peals of outrage and ridicule back home.

The mistake by Obama is even more notable because he tries to please foreign audiences by correctly pronouncing words and names in their languages.

For example, uniquely among U.S. leaders, Obama refers to Pakistan as “Pahkeestahn,” which is closer to the way the country’s name is pronounced by native speakers.

Here is some video of today’s serial mispronunciations:

H/T to Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit.

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AZ Schumi November 19, 2012 at 9:52 am

Did he at least get HIS OWN name correct as he was giving her an iPod of his spectacular speeches (you know, the ones “corrected” with all the “uh”, “ah” and “umm’s” DELETED?

cookerman November 19, 2012 at 11:41 am

u sound like a …loser.

dr_bugsy November 19, 2012 at 12:24 pm

The REALITY about Obumbler really sux for you morons.

CKAinRedStateUSA November 19, 2012 at 1:33 pm

And you sound like the Democrat/leftist troll whose today’s assignment is White House Dossier — or is it just anything with the name Obama in it?

PaulNYC November 19, 2012 at 12:29 pm

AAAaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnd why would he need to delete the “uh” “ah” AAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnd “umms” from his brilliant oratory that he’s so proud of AAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaannnnnd rigthfully so AAAaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnddddd how often do you think these Asian dudes with the funny sounding names and silly titles get to hear a Harvard Law grad mispronounce their names AAAAAAaaaaaaannnnd you’d think they’d be grateful to be up there with US Navy corpse-mens that Barack Obama also mispronounced AAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaannd just because he speaks in one continuous run-on sentence doesn’t mean he’s not articulate AAAAAaaannnndd its probably all Bush’s fault anyway.

Vicky Bevis November 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

When I was growing up WAY back in the Dark Ages, one of the most important lessons I learned was to speak the name of a stranger, when introduced, CORRECTLY! I’ve read that the sound of one’s name is a definate plus in interactions with people. Also, thanks to my husband being in importing WAY back in the early 80′s, I’ve learned that there is so much of the Oriental World that just goes WAY over Westerner’s heads unless one knows their customs & how they think & behave.

She truely WAS gracious, but knowing the Oriental World as I do, it doesn’t surprise me. I just hate the head of our country acting like a “red-neck doofus” for the world to see & laugh at behind his back. And they DO laugh.

Andrea Klett November 19, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Thanks so much for the laughs! I hate the way he always drags out the “and”. Great orator my a$$!

Rick O'Shea November 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm

What about his to, er, ta, ta and all that whistling when he pronounces a word with s on the end? Don’t forget he grew up in Indonesia so he isn’t a novice to those names. Good thing he didn’t mispronounce potato or the press wouild have really made fun of him?

Odumbasstheclown November 19, 2012 at 9:53 am

What an idiot.

cookerman November 19, 2012 at 11:40 am

you lost haha…..HILARY 2016!

who is the dumbassnow………YOU

Libasher November 19, 2012 at 11:56 am

We all lost A$$hole.

GWShrub November 19, 2012 at 12:31 pm

It never ceases to amaze me how the libs constantly rejoice in the O’s re-election while we continue to suffer the economic fallout. He’s just like Gollum as he is overjoyed that he has finally gotten the ring, all the while plummenting toward the lava only to disappear beneath the surface, probably realizing, too late, of course that he should have put the ring on his finger…..DUH!

Harry J. Smith November 19, 2012 at 12:40 pm

I don’t think it was the Libs who sent our jobs offshore!

Susan November 19, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Read up on NAFTA – Bill Clinton’s baby…

GozieBoy November 19, 2012 at 2:29 pm

It was the Libs best friend – Big Unions. Theses thugs have destroyed millions upon millions of jobs and entire industries, which is why you should get yourself to a Right to Wwork state asap.

gracepmc November 19, 2012 at 3:13 pm

No, Obama’s debtors the unions are going to shut down America’s economy at the ports.

stefan November 19, 2012 at 8:53 pm

You realize that Hostess is probably going to be purchased by a Mexican billionaire who will now create the golden delicious goodness down south? Why? Because greedy union bosses made it impossible for a company to operate with a decent profit margin.

Danceswithtruth November 19, 2012 at 2:16 pm

It really doesn’t amaze me much anymore with some of these people. When you have nothing invested, you don’t care how well it’s being taken care of. As long as they are getting theirs, their list of demands continue to grow. I want……I want…..I want.

dr_bugsy November 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm

You voted for More Of The Last Four.


Mary E Sellers November 19, 2012 at 3:44 pm

She’s getting old and . In 4 years , she will be OLD. She need to go home and bake cookies. Way to go Henrietta Homemaker.

Jason Burnstein November 19, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Sorry to say cookieman,we all lost when Nobama was “reelected”. And if the lying fornicators wife gets back in the White House we will all be losers in 2016.

WMP November 19, 2012 at 9:56 am

I also notice in a picture he is giving her a big hug and kiss. My goodness – Asian people are not demonstrative – I have a dear friend in Japan and although she has become more westernized in that regard because she lived with us as a cultural stay student in her early 20′s – she is still very modest and a show of affection is very unusual for the Asian cultures. Did someone not enlighten Mr. Obama??? She looked very uncomfortable.

Keith – you are right – the media would having a heyday had this been George Bush.

evanwhite November 19, 2012 at 11:18 am

This man is a total idiot, hungry for good press so much that he’d embarrass his host in his eagerness to appear so “well liked” and “likeable”.

There is such a thing as…….trying too hard. Speaks of desperation.

Barbara O'Brien November 19, 2012 at 2:52 pm

One, Aung San Suu Kyi lived in London for several years and so would be used to western greeting customs.

Two, westerners generally botch Asian names, including names of people we admire. As a Buddhist I have followed Daw Suu’s life pretty closely, and according to this article I’ve been mispronouncing her name also. But how many of you right-wing knee jerkers cared a whit about Daw Suu or know anything about her until you read the President had mispronounced her name? Then — STAMPEDE — let’s bash the president! Whoo HOO!

May all beings be enlightened, or at least learn to think for themselves. Not seeing much of that here.

Southern Yankee November 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

So, really, you think the most pressing issue on our minds is an Asian dissident who has not been much in the news? I should think that our economic mess and looming war in the Middle East might be more front burner issues. Maybe you Buddhists are so enlightened that your concern is for nothing but other Buddhists. I guess the oppression being visited on women in Islamic nations doesn’t matter. Meh.

Susan November 19, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Must be nice up there in the clouds above all the rest of us lowly human beings. You can be the most book smart person in the world but you will not escape what is coming for us all.

Did you know Obamacare gives the IRS access to your medical records? The feminazis are so worried about the Republicans peeking at their vaginas. Just wait till Uncle Sam takes notes on every personal detail of every American’s heath record. Won’t be long before the government starts using the power Obamacare granted them to keep us all under their thumb from cradle to grave.

stefan November 19, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Barbara – I could give a rat’s behind about Daw Suu. However, you say you have followed her life pretty closely and yet you aren’t enlightened enough to know the correct pronunciation of her name? As to your faux outrage regarding the potus – I’d be willing to bet you a pot-bellied buddha statute that you weren’t so tolerant of Bush – so give us a break.

Ben Bettes November 19, 2012 at 9:59 am

And Keith Koffler, the author, gets it wrong on the country’s name “Burma.” The country’s name hasn’t been Burma for 24 years. It’s Myanmar. Does he also use the country name of USSR?

Star November 19, 2012 at 10:02 am

There is some controversy over what to call the place.

scottso November 19, 2012 at 11:20 am

UPDATE: Regarding the misplacement of the names, Obama said there is an investigation to find out who told him what the names were, when he was told. On the other hand, Obama also said, “We all know I’m uh never wrong. Ms. Chee has obviously, uh, been saying her name, incorrectly uh these many long years.”

ImNoDhimmi November 19, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Good one, best laugh I’ve had today!

Daisy November 19, 2012 at 10:03 am

He’s saving that for his replacement name for the USA.

Daisy November 19, 2012 at 10:03 am

“He” meaning, Obama.

CapnJack November 19, 2012 at 10:42 am

You have your information backwards.

Girly1 November 19, 2012 at 10:53 am

In spite of orders not to call it ‘Burma’, Suu Kyi still calls it Burma and will continue to do so until there is a democracy and the will of the people choose to rename the nation.

The Original November 19, 2012 at 10:53 am

Under any name, it is still a country with no freedoms.

Big Red Johnson November 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm

Just like ours when obama is through with it.

dr_bugsy November 19, 2012 at 12:27 pm

The OFFICIAL US position on the name is BURMA.


PaulNYC November 19, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Nobody on the side of Freedom calls Burma “Myanmar”.

That explains why Obama — and the lefties in the US media called in Myanmar.

Star November 19, 2012 at 10:01 am

Awk-ward. Oh, well. Have you noticed these faux pas were more fun for us when they could cost him an election. Now it’s yawn, same old wacky, embarrassing stuff.

Daisy November 19, 2012 at 10:02 am

But I’ll bet he got the pronunciation of “Myanmar” (in stead of the correct Burma) which he misused in his usual anti-freedom manner, exactly right.

Star November 19, 2012 at 10:06 am

New rule. If you can’t say it, you can’t go there.

stefan November 19, 2012 at 9:07 pm

Is he going to trot Susan Rice out with some edited talking points about Burma-shave?

Allan Erickson November 19, 2012 at 10:09 am

Yes, but how many times did he bow and scrape?

AFVET November 19, 2012 at 10:41 am

I’m waiting for him to get on his knees in front of Putin.

MercyCats November 19, 2012 at 11:06 am

On his knees and under the desk.

Lizzy November 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Flexible like Gumby.

Michael November 19, 2012 at 10:09 am

Valerie Jarrett probably advises him on the protocol stuff too. What do you expect?

Suzette November 19, 2012 at 10:13 am

Another martini, Mr. President ? We’ve reopened the bar for you.

Susan November 19, 2012 at 10:19 am

We’re the only people who are offended by all his gaffes and etiquette faux pas. The useful idiots who voted for him are totally besotted by the cult of personality and see his touchy-feely groping of female world leaders and jumbled word-salad as endearing character traits. I imagine they are living vicariously through his world victory tour, eagerly awaiting their next issue of People magazine or watching Entertainment Tonight to catch the latest poses of their anointed one mugging for the cameras.

What chance does anyone have to defeat this demagogue when the politics of hate, division, envy, and revenge wins the day?

DJ November 19, 2012 at 10:22 am

Probably not worth making a big deal over, unless he is Republican, then this is all the news media will talk about for the next two weeks. But since its Obama I will only hear about it by looking at articles linked from the Drudge Report.

Paul November 19, 2012 at 10:25 am

Dumbest sob ever to set foot in the Oval Orifice.

Lizzy November 19, 2012 at 10:29 am

I heard it and I guess an Ivy League education just doesn’t get you much these days. Of course there are supposed to be protocol people to prevent these
rookie mistakes but I guess the Messiah doesn’t need help. Another in a very
long line of the Obama’s errors.

brian November 19, 2012 at 10:38 am

You have proof that he had an “Ivy League” education? Let’s see it?

Lizzy November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Harvard Law

Dick Lipski November 19, 2012 at 10:32 am

It’s Bush’s fault! OBAMA PHONE!

Andrea Klett November 19, 2012 at 1:59 pm

:-D :-D :-D

dam in Tampa November 19, 2012 at 10:32 am

After four years, the guy is still a rank amateur. Don’t expect that to change during the next four years. Instead of trying to put lip-locks on these women, maybe he should try to get their names right.

Wake up America November 19, 2012 at 10:32 am

No telepromter! What can go wrong, does go wrong! American Idiol president can only sing and dance!

Irving November 19, 2012 at 10:33 am

Our emperor has apparently caught what we call “Biden’s Dementia.”

srdem65 November 19, 2012 at 10:33 am

MrObama (and his wife) have both shown little interest in honoring the protocols of different countries and cultures. They both can be labeled “ugly Americans” for their arrogance and assumptions that they can do or say anything they please and the world will forgive them.
Except the world doesn’t forgive them.
We notice when our FirstCouple isn’t invited to foreign national events, and the photos from the last G20 show MrO being ignored, if not actually shunned.

There are photos of MrO standing with his arms by his side during the playing of OUR national anthem, MrsO on her way to a Medal of Honor ceremony for a dead soldier wearing a cocktail dress, and of course, the renaming or redefining traditional American holidays or days of remembrance into something more to their liking. There are a lot of Americans who consider that kind of behavior insulting.

Radegunda November 19, 2012 at 1:08 pm

“Except the world doesn’t forgive them” — though most of the world, strangely, still prefers him over Romney. They know he’s an embarrassment to the U.S. and that he’s taking us down several notches, and that’s why they want him to rule over us.

Andrea Klett November 19, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Maybe being an “ugly American” is the method to their madness. I really think that Obama wants the US to look as bad as possible so much so that he doesn’t care if he humiliates himself in the process.

slf November 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

To Ben Bettes:

Read it again Ben, Koffler used both names and zeroed in on the place where the president decided to visit.

The president knows exactly what he is doing. Although, the dinner at the palace with the queen DOES raise questions as to the homework his does to get protocol right. Perhaps if he had a tutor on the golf course.

Larry Fyne November 19, 2012 at 10:35 am

Whatcha expect…competence?

Tom Sinclair November 19, 2012 at 10:36 am

Oh what a bad liberal he is! Pronouncing her name correctly is taught from birth in all liberals, so then can smugly drop the name at later parties and show how enlightened they are.

Ann November 19, 2012 at 10:36 am

OBAMA is always the moron he is … just one creepy fukk, who is just plain evil…

jojo November 19, 2012 at 11:22 am

So agree, Ann!

Girly1 November 19, 2012 at 10:37 am

What a dolt! It was only 2 months ago that Suu Kyi had a private mtg with Obama and a hero’s welcome from Congress when she was in the U.S. to attend a UN mtg. How could he not know how to pronounce her name? It’s not rocket science! So much for Obama’s foreign policy expertise.

ImNoDhimmi November 19, 2012 at 4:41 pm

And the Left kept saying Romney had no expertise in foreign affairs. He’s more of a gentleman than Barry will ever be, and a thousand times more cultured. I’ll bet Mitt would have gotten Suu Kyi’s name right.

sawdin November 19, 2012 at 10:37 am

Well, you can’t expect him to remember the name of every Nobel Laureate. Especially one who didn’t really ‘earn’ her Noble Peace Price like Obama.

The mispronunciations? A very simple explanation: Obama is lazy (e.g., can’t bothered to attend daily intelligence briefings) and not nearly as intelligent as the sycophantic MSM believes him to be.

Vicky Bevis November 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm

When Sununu called him “Lazy” to Andrea Mitchell, I almost spit my coffee out. I’ve been saying that for 4 yrs. By nature, I’m lazy too, but have been fighting it all my life or I wouldn’t have ANY accomplishments to claim as my own.

Still wondering about B.O.’s?

CKAinRedStateUSA November 19, 2012 at 10:38 am

Aw, c’mon now.

Obama doesn’t need to get anybody’s name right except Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Bakunin, Beria, Mao, Pol Pot and others — I would include Hitler and Mussolini, but the Democrats/Leftists would soil themselves over that — who’ve inspired him and who inform his rigid anti-American ideology.

cookerman November 19, 2012 at 11:42 am

you lost….big time.

cookerman November 19, 2012 at 11:45 am


CKAinRedStateUSA November 19, 2012 at 1:22 pm

No, sir, not just me. Everyone in America lost with the re-election of Obama, even you of the intellectually bankrupt, morally adrift, socially and racially divisive, psychologically bent, cowardly Democrat/Leftist stripe.

BTW: “You lost”? Yep, you’re a divisive, foolish, arrogant, childish Obamabot.

Surprised you didn’t just say, “We won” and thereby immediately coming into harmonic convergence with Obama.

Suzannedallas November 19, 2012 at 10:39 am

He has no diplomatic skills and is ignorant of protocol. These are very basic courtesies to the culture of these countries. Without his cheat sheets he’s an embarrassment to diplomacy and the US.
When did the word ‘smart’ become synonymous with this guy. ‘when ignorance is bliss tis folly to be wise!’ I’m surprised he didn’t bow. Disgusted!

disc-0-duc November 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm

He might as well have arrived in a purple Cadillac with a Big Gulp of orange soda in his hand.

CapnJack November 19, 2012 at 10:41 am

I guess he misses his teleprompter. What an ignorant and embarrassing representative of our country he is.

TexMex November 19, 2012 at 10:46 am

I think he should be revisiting the Middle East for his Victory Tour.

MichelleIndependent November 19, 2012 at 10:46 am

Obama is an idiot.

Cv November 19, 2012 at 10:52 am

Lets go over the fiscal cliff and impeach this s*&t head.

Mike Jefferson November 19, 2012 at 10:59 am

What do you expect from someone who has visited all “57 states” and thinks a corpsman is a corpse-man? And this guy went to Columbia/Harvard?

katekody November 19, 2012 at 11:02 am

so what else is new. to those of us who voted for Romney…. We knew the 0 man is way over his head. he has no idea how to lead let alone how to pronounce someones name. he should have practiced until he was blue in the face. instead he wings it and efffffffff’s it up. what a jerk.

satch November 19, 2012 at 11:04 am

Maybe we could get Aung San Suu Kyi to come to America and help get back some of our rights Obama has flushed down the WH toilet.

Shofar November 19, 2012 at 11:06 am

I seem to recall back in July 2006, at the G-8 Summit in St. Petersburg, that GW Bush gave Angela Merkel a quick shoulder rub as he walked past her. That was the same summit when he told Tony Blair that he wished the UN would “get Syria to get Hezbollah to stop doing this shit”, with the comment being caught on an open mic. Bush was raked over coals for both incidents, called a buffoon and “Groper in chief.”

Obama can go around hugging and smooching on Noble Laureates, butcher names, and violate every protocol there is, and the sycophants that support him will spin it that he is a man of the people, one of the common folk just showing how in touch with his feelings he is.

The upside of Obama winning re-election is that it will give the world a huge amount of comic relief with all the gaffes and blunders he and his VP will pull in the next four years.

Gary November 19, 2012 at 11:07 am

Yes, Obama is a nimrod…we know this; for those inclined to forget, he reminds us again and again at least once a week. The dangerously unqualifed embarassment that keeps on giving.

Girly1 November 19, 2012 at 11:12 am

The Mayanmar ‘speech’ was a colossal embarrassment:

“I stand before you today as President of the most powerful nation on earth but recognizing that once the color of my skin would have denied me the right to vote. If our country can transcend our differences, then yours can too.”

Vicky Bevis November 19, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Wonder if he knows that black men had the right to vote WAY before white women……or any OTHER color women in the U.S.

ImNoDhimmi November 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm

As always, it’s all about Barry. “I, I, I…, me, me…”

CoCoD November 19, 2012 at 11:18 am

“The mistake by Obama is even more notable because he tries to please foreign audiences by correctly pronouncing words and names in their languages.

For example, uniquely among U.S. leaders, Obama refers to Pakistan as “Pahkeestahn,” which is closer to the way the country’s name is pronounced by native speakers”.

No he tries to please his Muslim brothers this way, no one else.
And this is indeed unique to Obama.

popseal November 19, 2012 at 11:25 am

Never forget, faux messiah can do knowwrong……………

lc southern November 19, 2012 at 11:33 am

The pic looks like she is cringing…

Big Mike November 19, 2012 at 12:02 pm

There’s a reason for that… She is.

Big Red Johnson November 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Wouldn’t you?

ImNoDhimmi November 19, 2012 at 4:44 pm

There’s a picture in the UK’s Daily Mail where she looks almost terrified.

The Original November 19, 2012 at 11:41 am

What do you expect from someone who can’t pronounce “corpsmen”?

Marilyn Miller November 19, 2012 at 11:42 am

The guy needs a portable TOTUS. It could be disguised as a Nook or a Kindle. Then when people ask what he’s doing, he can (in an urbane sort of way) “Why, this is gift for you. It contains all the books I’ve written.”

Edward R Boothe November 19, 2012 at 11:44 am

On October 16, 1960, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev addressed the UN prior to his departure and return to the Soviet Union. In closing his speech that day, he made the famous proclamation that the US would be defeated without a shot being fired.

If he were still alive today, he would be a happy man to see that over 50% of the American electorate are now Communists, and verified his prediction Nov 6, 2012.

Big Mike November 19, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Witnesses say they saw him feel her up.

disc-0-duc November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Thank goodness he didn’t have to acknowledge the corpsmen in the crowd, he would have botched the pronunciation of that word too. BTW, he sure looks horny! What is up with that? Must be afterglow from screwing the American electorate out of the election.

ImNoDhimmi November 19, 2012 at 4:46 pm

Horny? Why? Is Reggie standing in the wings? We all know Barry doesn’t get off on women.

Max November 19, 2012 at 12:16 pm

He must not have had his teleprompters with him, give him a break. Why do we allow him out when he is without them I just don’t understand. When he opens his mouth and goes off script he makes Bush look like Churchill. And is he ever going to condemn the attacks on Israel or is going against the muslim brotherhood just to much to ask of him.

Sublime November 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Obama is a national embarrassment and these photos are creeping me out. We’re stuck with this destructive fool for four more years.

dr_bugsy November 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Obama the classless, clueless moron.

Failed Obamessiah November 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm

She must be a Burmese Navy “corpseman”…

TonyV November 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm

What an idiot

Harry J. Smith November 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm

Well now – do we have 4 years of beating up on President Obama when the insulters have done nothing worthy of comparison? He won the election! Obviously Obama supporters have more class than the GOP whiners. Have to laugh though, God didn’t come through for Perry, Romney etc! Imagine that!

stilus November 19, 2012 at 1:13 pm

No, God chooses whomever he wants for the position. You liberals put too much credence in politics, so much so that you’ll give us a one party system and that along with a worldwide depression means very bad things for our future.

Big Red Johnson November 19, 2012 at 1:43 pm

I promise to give obama the same respect that you idiots on the loony left gave George W. Bush during his presidency.

Danceswithtruth November 19, 2012 at 2:42 pm

I just love your satire. Obama supporters have more class than the GOP. I’ll tell that to my teen-age son who received death threats by stating in a class discussion that he opposed some of Obama’s policies.

Yes, that right there is class. Right along with threatening to boycott every business that is reevaluating their structure in order to accomodate ACA, probable tax hikes, additional regulations, etc. Or the simple act of boycotting a businessowners right to the first amendment (key in Chick Fil A). Yes, the democrats who showed such class when any black or hispanic person joined the ranks of the Republican party. They trounced on them with vile and contempt.

If that is what class looks like, then I’ll take your version of classless any day of the week.

Radegunda November 19, 2012 at 4:48 pm

As long as your Dear Leader keeps making ignorant, stupid statements, and imposing bone-headed, destructive policies, and being the nasty, divisive, narcissist demagogue and little tyrant that he is — yes, we well gladly continue to “insult” him — i.e. speak the truths that the lapdog press tries desperately to hide.