BBC: US deliberately kept Britain in the dark over Uighurs, Bermuda

posted at 10:15 am on June 13, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

Yesterday, when the news broke that the British were “pissed” about Barack Obama’s dump of four of the Gitmo Uighurs onto Bermuda, the White House tried to spin it by claiming they thought Bermuda’s premier had included the UK in their end of the discussions.  The BBC reports today that their sources inside the White House dispute that.  Obama deliberately kept London in the dark until he thought he had a fait accompli -but the White House now claims it was for the UK’s own good:

A senior US official has told the BBC Washington decided not to tell London ahead of time about a deal to resettle four Guantanamo detainees in Bermuda. …

The unnamed senior official also told the BBC that Washington was attempting to shield the UK from Chinese anger. …

Pressed on whether the US had told the British government, an unnamed state department official was quoted as saying: “We did talk to them before the Uighurs got on the plane.”

Now a senior US official has told the BBC it was a deliberate decision not to consult London on the resettlement, after other countries came under pressure from China not to accept the Uighurs.

In a highly unusual move, a senior US official said Washington opted to keep details of the deal from London until the last minute to enable Britain to deny all knowledge of the deal and thus avoid China’s anger, says the BBC’s Washington correspondent Kim Ghattas.

They talked to them “before the Uighurs got on the plane”?  Well, that was certainly sweet of them.  Did they mention on which flight they’d be coming to Bermuda, or did they make the Brits guess that, too?

It’s a highly unusual move, all right.  I don’t recall the last time an ally sent trained terrorists into a territory for which the other ally had responsibility for security without their permission.  Why?  Because it hasn’t ever happened before now.

So, to our British friends: how does it feel to have Obama make security decisions about your territory without bothering to consult you at all?  The liberal press in the UK used to deride Tony Blair as George Bush’s poodle; what does that make Gordon Brown in relation to Barack Obama?  It’s a good thing that arrogant Bush isn’t running things in Washington any more, huh?


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Obama deliberately kept London in the dark until he thought he had a fait accompli -but the White House now claims it was for the UK’s own good

Well, UK, it could be worse. You could live under this megalomaniac 24/7.

petefrt on June 13, 2009 at 12:37 PM

Obviously, the WH is distancing from Brown. The poor guy’s first visit proved that one.

AnninCA on June 13, 2009 at 12:39 PM

Sent letter of apology on behalf of all Americans who voted against Obama and those who are beginning to realize the poor choice they made. Posted on the Daily Mail Online, if they print it, as a comment to the story.

Everybody is apologizing for about everything, well, maybe not Letterman, but it seems like the least someone could do.

I figure the little gentlemen will vanish from Bermuda within a year. It is a small island but bad people come and go, just like every other port. And they have a fair bit of shipping coming through, being an island. Hardly Alcatraz. I do feel assured they will not be swimming to shore, though. Lots of sharks around the reefs.

Hopefuly they will turn up later on the business end of a JDAM on their first op.

Harry Schell on June 13, 2009 at 12:44 PM

I think what really happened was that they didn’t know that the Brits have the secuity responsibility. There are a lot of little kids making some very stupid decisions in this administration and someone always has to back track and provide silly explanations of why this or that happened.

Vince on June 13, 2009 at 12:00 PM

Yeah, I’m more inclined to blame incompetence rather than intentional snubbery on an issue which will get so much publicity. Barry and Hillary may be dumb as bricks on foreign policy, but manuevering for political advantage is in their DNA. I see no political benefit to giving England the finger. He’s hell bent on closing Gitmo, and without training wheels, I suspect we may have the opportunity to enjoy many more moments like this.

a capella on June 13, 2009 at 12:45 PM

I think the Chinese will disappear the Uighurs from the tropics after we set them free…

Sorta like those otters some morons spent $50K saving from an oil spill, only to have an orca swallow them whole the instant they were released…

Maquis on June 13, 2009 at 12:47 PM

The Brits are perfectly within their rights to put them on a ship and dump them back on Ellis Island. This is entirely Obama’s problem.

virgo on June 13, 2009 at 12:48 PM

Obviously, the WH is distancing from Brown sanity.

JiangxiDad on June 13, 2009 at 12:51 PM

“The Value Of Freedom Is Not Realized Until It Is LOST!!!”
I Will Give Your President The Same Respect You Gave Mine!!
I do thank him for all the Transparency from his Administration though. I have no trouble being able to see all the FLIP_FLOPPING that is going on!!!

Don’t worry , be happy! The wheels on the bus go round and round. NO PROBLEM…The OBOT Truants, Luddite’s, Troglodyte’s and HUFPO Minions have no place to turn, BOBO is flip flopping so fast their heads are spinning!!;-) TRUE TRANSPARENCY. lol

Eagles Dominion on June 13, 2009 at 12:53 PM

Defining Diplomacy Down.

Buy Danish on June 13, 2009 at 12:55 PM

The LEFTS “god” pulled a fast one on one of our allies?
As our new “god” he can do no wrong.

Jeff from WI on June 13, 2009 at 12:55 PM

This guy is dumb as dirt.No wait dirt is smarter.

thmcbb on June 13, 2009 at 12:56 PM

This guy is dumb as dirt.No wait dirt is smarter.

thmcbb on June 13, 2009 at 12:56 PM

Don’t insult dirt. Sometimes dirt can yield productive fruit. This administration? Not so much.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on June 13, 2009 at 12:58 PM

Ummm…who are the three happy WHITE people in the picture (one with his arm around one of the terrorists) standing under a banner: Welcome to Bermuda?

tru2tx on June 13, 2009 at 12:58 PM

The UK needs to hand these four guys over to the Chinese. That would stomp all over the messiah victory lap.

Jdripper on June 13, 2009 at 1:02 PM

“Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority,and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end”
BOHICA Baby!

Eagles Dominion on June 13, 2009 at 1:02 PM

(Dr.Cwac.Cwac) Please forgive me did not mean to insult dirt that way.What was i thinking?

thmcbb on June 13, 2009 at 1:03 PM

He is deliberately poking a finger in Britain’s eyes. Remember his dig about “colonialism” when he was relating to Muslims in the “greatest speech evah”? He is purposefully subverting UK’s authority over that territory, AND weakening that local govt itself,I guess making it ripe for Muslim friction like every other place popping up around the globe.

I’m so sick of hope-n-freakin’-change already!

Minorcan Maven on June 13, 2009 at 2:08 PM

I know this may be racist but let me assure you, I’m only referencing a term that I’ve heard used. Not one that I approve of. With that said, why is that every time I see the word Uighurs, I think of white rappers like eminem?

Big John on June 13, 2009 at 2:17 PM

Now, I was thinking they released them to this happy little place and they would be under supervision, some sort of house arrest, ankle bracelets, something along those lines. It turns out Katherine Herridge reported early this morning on FOX that they have a nice little bungalow, no police surveillance, can come and go as they please, phoning in to the police once every two weeks and will be eligible to get passports within a year to be able to travel at will.

No wonder he kept GB in the dark and us too about the details. I feel so much safer now. Yes, sleeping so well at night. Peace and safety, peace and safety.

Miss Molly on June 13, 2009 at 2:22 PM

Man, it’s like Obama is deliberately trying to change the whole nature of our alliances, trying to flip them on their heads so he can buddy up to our enemies. And Bush was supposed to be the stupid, arrogant one?

Kelli_D on June 13, 2009 at 2:23 PM

It turns out Katherine Herridge reported early this morning on FOX that they have a nice little bungalow, no police surveillance, can come and go as they please, phoning in to the police once every two weeks and will be eligible to get passports within a year to be able to travel at will.

Miss Molly on June 13, 2009 at 2:22 PM

Makes you wonder what the $200 million to Palau was really supposed to be used for, other than an out-and-out bribe.

progressoverpeace on June 13, 2009 at 2:28 PM

Yes, but what about Sarah Palin’s toenails?

aero on June 13, 2009 at 2:29 PM

Come on people, Obama can walk on the ocean from Washington to Bermuda…he can do whatever he wants!

djn on June 13, 2009 at 2:32 PM

At least everyone knew Obama would be no good at foreign affairs. So, I’m guessing that all the President’s men OK’ed this stunt?

ConScribe on June 13, 2009 at 2:38 PM

Grenada is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, also known as The British Commonwealth. Thatcher was furious with Reagan over the invasion. From Wikipedia: Ronald Reagan, President of the United States, assured Thatcher that an invasion was not contemplated. Reagan later said, “She was very adamant and continued to insist that we cancel our landings on Grenada. I couldn’t tell her that it had already begun.” The Reagan quote is from Reagan’s autobiography.

Not being honest with Thatcher, a true giant against tyranny, was not among Reagan’s finest hours.

Anyway, I’m new here. How do you add blank lines between paragraphs?

dikehopper on June 13, 2009 at 2:40 PM

He is deliberately poking a finger in Britain’s eyes. Remember his dig about “colonialism” when he was relating to Muslims in the “greatest speech evah”? He is purposefully subverting UK’s authority over that territory, AND weakening that local govt itself,I guess making it ripe for Muslim friction like every other place popping up around the globe.

I’m so sick of hope-n-freakin’-change already!

Minorcan Maven on June 13, 2009 at 2:08 PM

Yes Obama is still pissed off about that slavery thing….
Didn’t he mention in Cairo that Muslims were the biggest slave traders in the history of all mankind? He didn’t? Hmmmm, that’s strange.

izoneguy on June 13, 2009 at 2:43 PM

At least everyone knew Obama would be no good at foreign affairs. So, I’m guessing that all the President’s men OK’ed this stunt?

ConScribe on June 13, 2009 at 2:38 PM

nice try, guess again. Buck stops where?

Wade on June 13, 2009 at 2:43 PM

It turns out Katherine Herridge reported early this morning on FOX that they have a nice little bungalow, no police surveillance, can come and go as they please, phoning in to the police once every two weeks and will be eligible to get passports within a year to be able to travel at will.

Miss Molly on June 13, 2009 at 2:22 PM

Makes you wonder what the $200 million to Palau was really supposed to be used for, other than an out-and-out bribe.

progressoverpeace on June 13, 2009 at 2:28 PM

What!! A bribe!! From the US government??
Sure we will take your $200 million and your detainees…
A month later…. Hmmmm we let the detainees take a boat, said they were
goin fishin…never heard from them again????

izoneguy on June 13, 2009 at 2:45 PM

it looks like Obama doesn’t much like the UK, he’s snubbed Sarkozy, i don’t think he and Merkel got along too well, and there’s the tensions between Obama and Netanyahu.

r keller on June 13, 2009 at 2:45 PM

izoneguy on June 13, 2009 at 2:43 PM

But he did get to talking about the Cold War (getting it all wrong) without mentioning how most of the muslim world, and almost all of the arabs, were on the Soviet side for that. .. details …

A spiffy orange jumpsuit is all clean and ready for The Precedent … as soon as this nation emerges from the mass insanity still gripping much of the population.

progressoverpeace on June 13, 2009 at 2:47 PM

it looks like Obama doesn’t much like the UK, he’s snubbed Sarkozy, i don’t think he and Merkel got along too well, and there’s the tensions between Obama and Netanyahu.

r keller on June 13, 2009 at 2:45 PM

Yeah, but Chavez loves Obama.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 2:59 PM

We’re befriending Iran, N. Korea and every other terrorist Commie nation while moving toward war with England, Germany and Canada and the rest of our allies.
Yep, he’s historical. Remember RINO’s,, no criticism allowed! We all want him to succeed!

JellyToast on June 13, 2009 at 3:01 PM

They know not law
Cannot fight a war
Don’t get Gitmo
I can take it no mo’

ConScribe on June 13, 2009 at 3:10 PM

……and WHERE was our esteemed Secretary of State while all this crap was going down?? Maybe she can hit her vaunted ‘Reset’ button and make everything right again with the U.K.

alwyr on June 13, 2009 at 3:19 PM

……and WHERE was our esteemed Secretary of State while all this crap was going down??

alwyr on June 13, 2009 at 3:19 PM

If Hillary was clever, she’d resign on principle. That would giver her a much better chance of being elected in a future election.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 3:29 PM

At least Obama’s irrational hatred of Britain has one advantage for us, it’s causing the British media to actually investigate him once in a while. Sure it’s only happened 3 or 4 times since Jan 20th, but that’s 3 or 4 more times than the US media has bothered.

jarodea on June 13, 2009 at 3:32 PM

Is this mutt, jeff_from_mpls on medication? If he isn’t, he should be.

alwyr on June 13, 2009 at 3:33 PM

Felonious writes: “If Hillary was clever, she’d resign on principle.”

Felonious, Hilary doesn’t have any principles. If she were to resign, it would only be because it’s in her best interests to do so.

alwyr on June 13, 2009 at 3:35 PM

……and WHERE was our esteemed Secretary of State while all this crap was going down?? Maybe she can hit her vaunted ‘Reset’ button and make everything right again with the U.K.

alwyr on June 13, 2009 at 3:19 PM

Good point! Biden was, of course, at his exposed, undisclosed location. Busy working all that foreign policy experience of his they hustled us last fall.

ConScribe on June 13, 2009 at 3:36 PM

From Fox News:

The Uighurs told FOX News that they plan to make their home in Bermuda, probably working first in some form of manual labor. They also may open a restaurant and look forward to swimming and fishing.

Sounds great to me.

txag92 on June 13, 2009 at 3:42 PM

If Hillary was clever, she’d resign on principle. That would giver her a much better chance of being elected in a future election.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 3:29 PM

She will at some point. It’s a little soon and perhaps she’s waiting for a bigger issue which doesn’t have some of her fingerprints on it. But, she’s up there in the clouds and heat drafts, soaring, circling, waiting,… However, if she waits too long, Palin is going to suck up a lot of her gender oxygen, and gain major ground on policy issues, especially energy, at a time pocketbooks are full of dust.. Hillary can’t affford to have Palin pulling off major coups like her last two interviews.

a capella on June 13, 2009 at 3:44 PM

If Hillary was clever, she’d resign on principle.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 3:29 PM

She already tried. But, in writing her letter of resignation to The Precedent, she mistakenly wrote that she was “redesigning” and, instead, got stuck putting new wallpaper up in her office.

progressoverpeace on June 13, 2009 at 3:48 PM

Hey keeping people in the dark for their own good?

All part of the elitist agenda, don’t cha’ know?

We know better, just sit back and relax and let us handle, m’kay?

manofaiki on June 13, 2009 at 3:50 PM

I love this. All these people wanted Barack Obama to win. They got what they wanted. And now they are pissed. Too bad. I guess the Brits can lock these guys up if they don’t like them there.

Terrye on June 13, 2009 at 3:51 PM

Hey Britain? Don’t you get it? He doesn’t like you! The imperialist UK spawned the evil US and every other crime against “social and economic justice” that The One is trying to stop.

How many times does this guy have to diss you people before this sinks into your thick skulls?

RadClown on June 13, 2009 at 3:53 PM

So glad I’m taking a cruise to Bermuda in 3 weeks. I hope the Chinese get them before that.

The Uighurs told FOX News that they plan to make their home in Bermuda, probably working first in some form of manual labor. They also may open a restaurant and look forward to swimming and fishing.

LOL. What is also amazing about all of this, is that it is very hard to to actually emigrate to Bermuda, space is limited.

Open a restaurant? I would love to move to Bermuda and open a restaurant. If they’re lucky they’ll be driving a cab in a few years.

Britain should start dumping criminals on Guam or the Virgin Islands.

reaganaut on June 13, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Britain should start dumping criminals on Guam or the Virgin Islands.

reaganaut on June 13, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Not criminals, terrorists. And the UK should dump them in Hawaii. Obama would understand the symbolism.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 4:08 PM

These latest developments in the ‘Trying To Close Gitmo’ fiasco demonstrate it isn’t just America that can have it’s security threatened by electing an incompetent into the White House.

manofaiki on June 13, 2009 at 4:09 PM

Given the growing size of the radical muslim population in the UK, I would have thought BO would treat the country with more respect…..the UK is no longer a country comprised primarily of pasty white old men with runaway eyebrows, bad teeth and hairy ear lobes.

David in ATL on June 13, 2009 at 4:15 PM

Britain should start dumping criminals on Guam or the Virgin Islands.

reaganaut on June 13, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Not criminals, terrorists. And the UK should dump them in Hawaii. Obama would understand the symbolism.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009

I vote for Puerto Rico. The Brits could just say that they are making these psychopaths better people by exposing them to the superior heritage and wisdom of all the Latinas down there.

RadClown on June 13, 2009 at 4:22 PM

The Daily Mail is reporting that Bermuda was offered a deal by Obama-

Senior MP Mike Gapes, who chairs the influential Commons foreign affairs committee, suggested Washington may have offered to go ‘soft’ on the island’s tax haven status as a sweetener.

Jay Mac on June 13, 2009 at 4:31 PM

Obama’s War:

The closing of Gitmo sure is generating a lot of hate toward America.

TN Mom on June 13, 2009 at 4:37 PM

The adults are in charge now

Wasn’t that the favorite quote of one of our many trolls.

Boy oh boy, the Bamster certainly is a busy little Beaver. While taking a Jack-Hammer to the foundation of America, he finds time to end-run the sovereignty of one of our closest allies, while sending his ACORN minions to Iran to show them how elections are won. Busy indeed.

M-14 2go on June 13, 2009 at 4:41 PM

Quick question- how are the Uighurs going to afford to live in Bermuda? Is Obama sending over cash with them or is he expecting Bermuda to pick up the tab?

Jay Mac on June 13, 2009 at 4:49 PM

This Negro really hates the Brits.

EMD on June 13, 2009 at 4:50 PM

he finds time to end-run the sovereignty of one of our closest allies
M-14 2go on June 13, 2009 at 4:41 PM

Can’t resist some schadenfreude here. The Brit’s have done it to themselves for so long (importing terrorists). Now, they’ve got all the hopeandchange they’d ever want from leftists in America. Hey Gordon Brown; you still want to keep Michael Savage on your terrorist list?

Maybe the only difference with the Bermuda thing is money. Tourist trap with courtesy beheadings? No thanks.

Feedie on June 13, 2009 at 5:00 PM

read Walter Russel Meads, “God and Gold”

contrast that with Marxist teachings on the subject, which Obama surely knows

and it becomes clear as to why Obama hates the Brits so much.

jp on June 13, 2009 at 5:04 PM

Obama: “trust me”

Reality Check on June 13, 2009 at 7:25 PM

Trivia Question:

What is the name of the newest Muslim country?

And how many Muslims live there?

Answer: Bermuda, with 4 fundies.

BobMbx on June 13, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Perhaps the Ugh-hairs should work as gardeners in Michelle’s White House Victory Garden.

Dhuka on June 13, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Wasn’t Obambi supposed to be the savior to “restore” America’s standing in the world?

Let’s see, so far he has alienated leaders of France and Germany, now he violates Great Britain’s sovereignty. This is on top of failing to support Israel as staunchly he should. Yet as the linked story shows, he extends olive branches to Iran and Hamas.

Anyone seeing a pattern here? Nice job Obambi, you buffoon – restore our “standing” with enemies of this Nation, and insult our true allies. Western Europeans are just beginning to see you for the arrogant fraud that we here in the U.S.A. already know you are.

OneVision on June 13, 2009 at 7:57 PM

Trivia Question:

What is the name of the newest Muslim country?

And how many Muslims live there?

Answer: Bermuda, with 4 fundies.

BobMbx on June 13, 2009 at 7:27 PM

Oh, no. Bermuda just replaced America as one of the largest Muslim countries.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009 at 8:11 PM

Gibbs’s been making himself pretty scarce lately.

Everything must be smooth sailing.

MarkT on June 13, 2009 at 8:19 PM

What!! A bribe!! From the US government??
Sure we will take your $200 million and your detainees…
A month later…. Hmmmm we let the detainees take a boat, said they were
goin fishin…never heard from them again????

izoneguy on June 13, 2009 at 2:45 PM

A quick trip to the CIA website shows that the estimated GDP for Palau in 2008 was approx. $164 Million.

I wonder if O’Bambi is paying them in installments?

A South Pacific island like that is no doubt reeling from a substantial drop in tourist $$$ during this economic slowdown.

$200 million? Nice payoff if you can get it.

Tak_Bulgogi on June 13, 2009 at 9:56 PM

If Hillary was clever, she’d resign on principle. That would giver her a much better chance of being elected in a future election.

Felonious Monk on June 13, 2009

I have thought of that as well. To be honest, the Clintons, I think, are more of a threat to Obama than even Palin or any other Republican. They could undermine his Presidency and set themselves up for a run again. Obama must realize this,, wonder what plans he has for them??

JellyToast on June 13, 2009 at 10:36 PM

I have thought of that as well. To be honest, the Clintons, I think, are more of a threat to Obama than even Palin or any other Republican. They could undermine his Presidency and set themselves up for a run again. Obama must realize this,, wonder what plans he has for them??

JellyToast on June 13, 2009 at 10:36 PM

Jeesh, I hope Dear OLD Hillary doesn’t get all suicidal in her office and end up all stretched out in Fort Marcy Park wilst the Obama sanitation services sanitize her work space!

dhunter on June 13, 2009 at 11:02 PM

Totally late to the party here but, had to say something… this topic really makes my blood boil.

I find Obama’s treatment of the UK despicable and reprihensible and I’ve written to him to tell him so. The gift-gaff was one thing but, actually dumping a crap sandwich on the doorstep of a sovereign nation without so much as a by-your-leave…

Here’s the point. 17,000 new US troops deployed to Afghanistan to fight along side whom? The Brits. 2 British lads killed there this week. How about a thank you Obama?

Here’s the other point. Should UK passports be obtained, there guys would be free to roam, work, receive benefits from any member of the EU. You think the EU may have wanted to be consulted?

ExPat on June 14, 2009 at 3:44 AM

*these* guys

ExPat on June 14, 2009 at 3:46 AM

ROFLMAO! about 300 times!

I wonder how they judge the arrogance of George W. Bush in Britain now? At least he wouldn’t have dumped terrorists onto them without telling them. Welcome to the age of the Messiah! Where every utterance of Obama ends with..,

“So shall it be written. So shall it be done!”

LOL, I guess the Brits are getting their money’s worth for all the donations they gave to the Obama campaign now!

Hawthorne on June 14, 2009 at 8:01 AM

sent trained terrorists into a territory for which the other ally had responsibility for security without their permission.

Some would regard that as an act of war. Sounds like what Iran has been doing for years.

MikeInOhio on June 14, 2009 at 8:03 AM

exit question- where is the outrage as to a US president stepping on an allies toes? If this were Bush we would now be treated to front page NY Times above the fold articles as to cowboy diplomacy and the like, in short doing what he wants without asking an ally before hand for its buy in etc.

imperator on June 14, 2009 at 10:26 AM

I don’t recall the last time an ally sent trained terrorists into a territory for which the other ally had responsibility for security without their permission. Why? Because it hasn’t ever happened before now.

So, to our British friends: how does it feel to have Obama make security decisions about your territory without bothering to consult you at all?

I wonder how Great Britain feels to be dealt with as shabbily as Israel. When it comes to resolving a terrorist problem, Obama has no problem riding roughshod over allies.

daledamos on June 14, 2009 at 11:37 AM

transparency with hope and change you can believe in. Take deep breathes and push hard. That’s what happens when you eat up some of the most rediculus shit ever spoken.

bluegrass on June 14, 2009 at 11:42 AM

Billary will likely resign closer to 2012, so she can get her campaign engine started up again, this time true actual foriegn experience, albeit amateurish.

Fed45 on June 14, 2009 at 4:30 PM

Where can I sign up to be a Gitmo detainee? I could use a Bermuda vacation right about now. On second thought maybe a trip to Palau. Are we giving them an allowance too? I need some walking around money, and maybe a new pair of flipflops.

Kissmygrits on June 14, 2009 at 6:38 PM

And of course it had to be accomplished quickly because it might have been a “CRISIS”!

Cybergeezer on June 14, 2009 at 7:18 PM

I wonder how many dvds and ipods were given to Bermuda’s premier to keep this from Britain.

jack herman on June 14, 2009 at 8:26 PM

Barry’s so busy trying to kiss butt in the Mideast, he doesn’t have time to worry about pissing off our allies.

galvestonian on June 14, 2009 at 9:13 PM

Perhaps, we could send the Dixie Chicks to London to do another apology for an American President, this time for one they voted for.

It’s pretty scary.

bflat879 on June 14, 2009 at 9:33 PM

Maliciously incompetent.

“Maliciously incompetent”? Will someone who knows Morrispeak give us a translation?

Kralizec on June 14, 2009 at 11:20 PM

I thought the right hated it when progressives were “ceding US foreign policy decisions to other countries”. Yet you want Gordon Brown to have a veto over whether we give innocent Gitmo detainees to Bermuda. Interesting.

orange on June 15, 2009 at 2:13 PM

Trivia Question:

What is the name of the newest Muslim country?

And how many Muslims live there?

Answer: Bermuda, with 4 fundies.

BobMbx on June 13, 2009 at 7:27 PM

actually, given Bermuda’s pop, that probably makes it a Muslim country in O-idiot’s mind.

max1 on June 15, 2009 at 4:56 PM

One of the most accurate terms used for His Incompetence to date; “Malicious Incompetence”; Excellent!

Cybergeezer on June 15, 2009 at 6:00 PM