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OBAMA, KERRY AND JAMES TAYLOR – NO DIPLOMACY IN PARIS

WHAT KIND OF DIPLOMACY ARE OBAMA AND KERRY EXECUTING? NONE!
What could be a more amateurish act of “diplomacy” than Secretary Of State, John Kerry enlisting James Taylor as his musical ambassador to Paris after President Obama snubbed the French and some forty other heads of states in their show of solidarity against terrorism January 11 in Paris. While major media coverage of this spectacle has been minimal the internet left-wing propaganda network has been actively trying to justify Obama's absence and Kerry's ill-advised attempt to cover for him.
The sight of James Taylor, a talented musician, leaning over his guitar singing to the French “You've Got A Friend,” with John Kerry awkwardly looking on as a woman equally awkwardly held a microphone, was disappointing to disgusting – emphasis on the latter.
How many ways can President Obama and his administration embarrass America and reduce her preeminence in the world? One can only assume that their efforts are delibera…

OBAMA'S ABSENCE FROM PARIS DEMONSTRATIONS

Some mistakes have long-lasting consequences -- "Forever Mistakes," Mann 2012

PRESIDENT OBAMA'S ABSENCE FROM PARIS IS A MISTAKE WITH LONG-LASTING CONSEQUENCES


In the show of solidarity of some 40 world leaders against terrorism in Paris, January 11, 2015, President Obama's absence was more than just a faux pas, more than a casual mistake. American presidents have long been recognized in most of the world as "leaders of the free world." In effect, Obamastepped down from that position and abdicated his obligations as such leader. His failure to show in Paris, his failure to lead, his snubbing of other heads of state, his arrogance or ineptitude will have long-lasting consequences. In May 2012, I posted a list of such consequential acts and termed them "Forever Mistakes." Obama's absence will be one of these, perhaps the crowning one. 

The show of solidarity of the leaders must be viewed as a turning point in fighting terrorism. I believe it's …