Video: Cubans walk out during Bush’s UN speech; Update: U.S. walks out of Ahmadinejad’s speech

posted at 11:36 am on September 25, 2007 by Allahpundit

Behold the fine diplomatic art of storming off in a huff theatrically. Dan “The Man” Gillerman enlightened Greta Van Susteren on this subject last year, when he described the “childish and stupid” Iranian habit of remaining in the General Assembly hall until Ariel Sharon was due to speak and then up and leaving to make a show of their objection. Ever done it yourself, Greta countered. Well … yes, admitted Gillerman. If our guys don’t skip Ahmadinejad’s ode to peace, love, and extermination of “Zionists” this afternoon, they should.

It looks like Bush saw them leaving, as he appears to be looking in their direction by the end. Rudy would have seized the opportunity to toss in a “Cuba libre” for good measure.

Update: They skipped out on Mahdi.

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Adios, amigos….

AND STAY OUT!!!

Always Right on September 25, 2007 at 11:38 AM

Nice :)

Pam on September 25, 2007 at 11:39 AM

Are UN members all a bunch of PMS’ing teenage girls? Can they act less like actual professionals?

Oh, wait…. Never mind.

mjk on September 25, 2007 at 11:41 AM

With any luck they’ll get up, leave and not come back.

amerpundit on September 25, 2007 at 11:46 AM

Maybe they had to go to a briefing on the latest “Fidel is still alive” meme. In a few days Castro will appear, in a still image, holding a copy of Halo 3 to once again prove how “alive” (and stylin in his running suits) he is.

Neo on September 25, 2007 at 11:47 AM

Don’t let the door hit ya where the Good Lord split ya.

Mommynator on September 25, 2007 at 11:48 AM

So what purpose does the U.N. serve exactly?

billy on September 25, 2007 at 11:48 AM

It was lunchtime. The went to get a nice hot cuban sandwich downtown.

albo on September 25, 2007 at 11:50 AM

billy on September 25, 2007 at 11:48 AM

countries that starve and massacre their citizens need a forum to tell the world how bad the US is.

lorien1973 on September 25, 2007 at 11:51 AM

So what purpose does the U.N. serve exactly?

Insuring that New York City has a lot of foreign whackos as well as domestic ones.

radjah shelduck on September 25, 2007 at 11:52 AM

billy on September 25, 2007 at 11:48 AM

Where else would the likes of Chavez and Ahmadinejad be able to demonize the U.S., while the U.S. pays for it?

amerpundit on September 25, 2007 at 11:53 AM

It was lunchtime. The went to get a nice hot cuban sandwich downtown.

albo on September 25, 2007 at 11:50 AM

Man, I could go for one of those about now!

CP on September 25, 2007 at 11:55 AM

God Bless George Bush for being an advocate for freedom.

CP on September 25, 2007 at 12:01 PM

Typical left behavior.

darwin on September 25, 2007 at 12:04 PM

It was just that their beeper for ‘Scores’ had gone off and they had to grab their table.

Tear down this building and put the steel to use in more productive ways. Like a border fence maybe.

Limerick on September 25, 2007 at 12:08 PM

c ya

trailortrash on September 25, 2007 at 12:09 PM

Albo and CP

I had a homemade Cubano sandwich last night for supper. Mucho el good-o!!

FishFearMe on September 25, 2007 at 12:09 PM

I’m sorry. Who?

locomotivebreath1901 on September 25, 2007 at 12:12 PM

Where else would the likes of Chavez and Ahmadinejad be able to demonize the U.S., while the U.S. pays for it?

A college campus?

Nugai on September 25, 2007 at 12:17 PM

DLTDHYOYAOTWO.

ajmontana on September 25, 2007 at 12:17 PM

If only he ad-libbed the line:

“And as the Cuban delegation are leaving the room, one is reminded of the saying, “The truth hurts.”

Christoph on September 25, 2007 at 12:18 PM

Hasta luego pendejos.

infidel4life on September 25, 2007 at 12:33 PM

If they hadn’t walked, they would have been imprisoned or killed when they returned home. If anyone thinks they did that without prior orders then they also believe inviting Amadinnerjacket to Columbia was a good idea.

Sue on September 25, 2007 at 12:35 PM

The UN in this country is like keeping porta-potty in your living room and a sign on the front door.

“Come on in and take a dump in my home whenever…”.

Can we at least move it to Chocolate Town?

Hening on September 25, 2007 at 12:36 PM

He should have adapted Charles Lichenstein’s line when the U.N. threatened to leave the U.S.: “We will put no impediment in your way. The members of the US mission to the United Nations will be down at the dockside waving you a fond farewell as you sail off into the sunset.”

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on September 25, 2007 at 12:37 PM

Hasta luego pendejos.

infidel4life on September 25, 2007 at 12:33 PM

How ’bout A M F (Adios Mother F*****s)?

FishFearMe on September 25, 2007 at 12:38 PM

“So what purpose does the U.N. serve exactly?
Insuring that New York City has a lot of foreign whackos as well as domestic ones.”

I thought our immigration policy did that.

Buckley F. Williams on September 25, 2007 at 1:05 PM

Did those UN cameramen get whiplash when they swung the camera around on Fidel’s front men as soon as President Bush uttered the “C” word?

BJ Clinton never would have offended the Cubans. They were his source for Oval Office ertoic play toys.

fogw on September 25, 2007 at 1:09 PM

erotic. durn it!

fogw on September 25, 2007 at 1:10 PM

Thanks,radjah shelduck,lorien, amer, for clearing that up for me.
I was under the misapprehension that the U.N. served no useful purpose.

billy on September 25, 2007 at 1:14 PM

Wait until UGHMOOD speaks…see who walks out…the UN has no purpose…waste of money…only thing cuba has is cigars and the hollowwood left…

areseaoh on September 25, 2007 at 1:18 PM

Not bad! Make all our enemies walk out and maybe this will be a better UN.

Kini on September 25, 2007 at 1:19 PM

From NY…can you sail off into the sunset…???…just thinking out loud…

areseaoh on September 25, 2007 at 1:19 PM

Cuba… a country whose citizens brave 90 miles of open ocean to escape, whose athelets must be kept under lock and key, with healthcare system so advanced the country’s leader must summon foreign doctors. Walk out… you certainly showed Bush.

Theworldisnotenough on September 25, 2007 at 1:20 PM

What a time for a gang toity

greggish on September 25, 2007 at 2:40 PM

Kindergarten, U.N., Kos, DU, HuffPoo, etc.

Some day today’s event will be a tiny, tiny footnote – Viva Cuba Libre!

Entelechy on September 25, 2007 at 2:42 PM

How ’bout A M F (Adios Mother F*****s)?

FishFearMe on September 25, 2007 at 12:38 PM

LOL. Jorge should have thrown ‘em a smile and a big, loud “AMF! Tell Fidel to have a great time in Hell!” Great fun.

Jaibones on September 25, 2007 at 3:25 PM

BUSH ’08!

Free Constitution on September 25, 2007 at 3:31 PM

Hening on September 25, 2007 at 12:36 PM

I haven’t laughed out loud like that in a thread in a while. Thanks! That was priceless.

Sultry Beauty on September 25, 2007 at 3:51 PM

Too bad Fidel’s thugs don’t keep on walking….to JFK and a one-way ticket back to Havana.

georgej on September 25, 2007 at 4:39 PM

I haven’t said this is in a little bit. President Bush is dead on.

I miss that President Bush… Our new President Bush is an appeaser, and not too good at that.

Canerican on September 25, 2007 at 5:01 PM

That’s just really childish to walk out like that. Especially for the UNITED STATES delegation. We should be setting the example here.

SoulGlo on September 25, 2007 at 9:54 PM