Sweet: Eleven countries walk out of Ahmadinejad’s Israel-bashing UN speech

posted at 8:56 pm on September 23, 2009 by Allahpundit

The eleven, according to a European source: Argentina, Australia, Britain, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand … and the United States. I assume our guys wouldn’t have bolted without the White House’s approval, so kudos to The One for showing a bit of principle. Every year this degenerate does his same Jew-baiting shtick — “It is no longer acceptable that a small minority would dominate the politics, economy and culture of major parts of the world by its complicated networks” — and every year our moronic media lines up to interview him. And every year, it’s the same tedious crap. WaPo’s turn to bang its head against the wall:

Q. Iran is trying to improve its relationship with the West, as I understand it. It is clear that there was a Holocaust. Why would you say there was no Holocaust? Do you feel there should be no Jewish state ¿ no Israel?

A. What I am saying is extremely clear. It is an academic approach to a crucial subject and also one based on humanitarian considerations. What I am saying here is that in past history many events have happened and in World War II many crimes were committed. Over 60 million people were killed and even more were displaced. So we have several specific questions with regard to the events of World War II and I believe we cannot find the answers to these questions through the propaganda that is promoted by the media. In the end, the questions need convincing answers. The first question that I have to try and understand is why in the midst of all that happened in World War II, the Holocaust is emphasized more than any other [event]?

Q. Let’s say that Stalin’s crimes were equally great.

A. The second question is, why do Western politicians focus on this issue so much? The third question is how does that event connect with issues that we see around us in the world today? Was this a historical event that happened in isolation without impacting the present conditions? The next question we should ask ourselves is if the event did take place, where did it happen, who were the perpetrators, what was the role of the Palestinian people? What crime have they committed to deserve what they have received as a result? Why exactly should the Palestinian people be victimized? Are you aware that over 5 million Palestinians have been displaced and have had refugee status? What role did they play in the Holocaust? Why is the Holocaust used as a pretext to occupy the land of other people? Why should the Palestinian people give their lives up for it? You are probably aware that there have been embargos on the people of Gaza.

Two clips for you, one of the walkout and the other of A’jad showing his elephantine balls in heralding Iran as the most democratic country in the world, this year’s sham election and resulting bloodbath notwithstanding. Not pictured: The tiny terrorist railing against the evils of capitalism, which will play well with Chavez and the Latin American countries he’s trying to cultivate as a western power base.



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He’s not the most famous Muslim in the room, but we know who is.

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 8:58 PM

Good for Denmark. And the US. But what happened to Canada? I thought they started this.

LASue on September 23, 2009 at 8:59 PM

Not pictured: The tiny terrorist railing against the evils of capitalism, which will play well with Chavez and the Latin American countries Michael Moore and the American Left.

Aristotle on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Uh, oh.
It’s the Jooooooooos fault.

Branch Rickey on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

I’m shocked we did!!

right4life on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Piece of garbage shouldn’t even be in our country to begin with.

Sink Turtle Bay in the Hudson and be done with the charade and waste of oxygen, money and time.

Good Lt on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Not Canada? (part of Britain?)

stenwin77 on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Wow…Ogabe finally got one right. Must have been as painful for him to agree to it as getting his teeth pulled without anesthetic.

Bishop on September 23, 2009 at 9:01 PM

Hungary? Cool.

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:01 PM

That might be the best thing BO has done since he wrote “dreams”….oh he didn’t write dreams? nevermind

tim c on September 23, 2009 at 9:01 PM

I wish we would walk out on the United Nations completely.

jimmy2shoes on September 23, 2009 at 9:02 PM

If it was honduras bashing…

Obama would have been eating popcorn with his feet up.

therightscoop on September 23, 2009 at 9:02 PM

Hungary? Cool.

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:01 PM

Igen. Magyarsk doesn’t have the historically best record here

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:05 PM

I really have to wonder if the planet is big enough for us and them. I tend to doubt it.

venividivici on September 23, 2009 at 9:05 PM

Man…imagine how much it must frustrate the liberal Democrats to be listening to this, knowing that they agree with almost every word but can’t say so.

Poor little devils.

Jaibones on September 23, 2009 at 9:06 PM

Any chance this happened without POTUS approval? It’s not like him.

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:06 PM

We’re still sending letters to him, begging him to meet with us. He won’t have us.

MayBee on September 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM

the media are falling over themselves over Russia “thinking” about tougher sanctions.

rob verdi on September 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM

Igen. Magyarsk doesn’t have the historically best record here

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:05 PM

So they’re trying to make up for it?

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM

I am absolutely shocked and surprised that the U.S. walked out. Really, but I refuse to apologize for thinking the worst of this administration.

The room looked pretty empty.

4shoes on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

I don’t think Canada was planning on going at all, hence they couldn’t be part of the “walk out”?

marmaran on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

I hear it’s very hard to walk out of a room…

… when an Atomic bomb goes off.

Seven Percent Solution on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

woohoo New Zealand! I just bought a ticket to go in a few months, so I know I feel even better about going :) And good on Germany and France.

Yossarian on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

Put Caterpillar back to work and level this sh*thole for once and for all. Move it to France, move it to Africa, just move it. The last account I had is that we ( the US ) foots over 25% of the bill for the charades witnessed today. Maybe if it is moved outside US, Kerry and Obama will follow!

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

I’m less concerned with the symbolism of walking out on a speech than I am with not supporting the people of Iran in their hour of need in their quest for self-determination and keeping an obvious apocalyptic madman from getting the bomb.

Bute we walked out on a speech. Ya! Good work Barry! That’s leadership!

TheBigOldDog on September 23, 2009 at 9:08 PM

did anyone hoist a picture of the beautiful Iranian girl that got shot in the chest and died on the street?

Those eleven countries should’ve said, “Meet you outside you tyrant.”

ted c on September 23, 2009 at 9:09 PM

A good boss for the demolition…….John Bolton

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 9:09 PM

Can’t criticize the administration when they get something right. So Bambi is is finally growing up? Nah…. even a broken watch is right twice a day.

Hog Wild on September 23, 2009 at 9:09 PM

Very good. I’m proud that Canada was one of the first too!

mjk on September 23, 2009 at 9:10 PM

Any chance this happened without POTUS approval? It’s not like him.

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:06 PM

I’m really surprised. Didn’t think we would do it.

a capella on September 23, 2009 at 9:10 PM

So, who’s side are we on? Israel or Iran. POTUS kicked the Israelis to the curb, then walked out on the Iranians…. was there a bball game starting up w/ the Hungarians or something…

ted c on September 23, 2009 at 9:10 PM

Man…imagine how much it must frustrate the liberal Democrats to be listening to this, knowing that they agree with almost every word but can’t say so.

Poor little devils.

Jaibones on September 23, 2009 at 9:06 PM

Obama didn’t? He agrees with him on everything else…

CC

CapedConservative on September 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

Pretty gutsy bragging about the elections. I don’t know which is more baffling, that he believes the things he says or that he can say them with a straight face.

Cindy Munford on September 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

I posted in an earlier thread that I did not think that “The One” would allow our folks to walk, I was wrong, and I must give Obama credit where credit is due. But, by no way does that make him even.

kam582 on September 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

Good for Obama, that’s the first thing he’s done that’s made sense.

Ryan Gandy on September 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

Good for Denmark. And the US. But what happened to Canada? I thought they started this.

LASue on September 23, 2009 at 8:59 PM

The chamber looks fairly empty. I wonder of our Canadian friends(and others,)never took seats to begin with.

diogenes on September 23, 2009 at 9:12 PM

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM

Who knows? There is a Cage Match going on this past year in Hungarian politics, so Anything Goes…

It’s good to NOT be under the control of fascists, Nazis, or communists. It’s good to be ABLE to do the right thing, and then do it.

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:12 PM

BLIND SQUIRREL ALERT at the White House.

jukin on September 23, 2009 at 9:12 PM

According to the article, Israel and Canada both boycotted the speech. That might explain why Canada didn’t walk out…they weren’t even there. Wish we would have done that as well.

Servo on September 23, 2009 at 9:13 PM

[quote]
But, by no way does that make him even.
[/quote]

kam582 on September 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM

No argument there.

Ryan Gandy on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

OT: So it turns out that there is a report tonite that claims that Zelaya was smuggled back into Honduras on a Venezuelan Air force plane that first landed and refueled in leftist El Salvador then made a beeline for the US air base (Soto Cano)in Honduras. From the airbase it looks likes the State department drove him in the dark of night to the Brazilian embassy.

It appears Obama and Chavez are now coordinating their efforts to collapse Honduran democracy. DESPICABLE.

elduende on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Did he happen to mention whether or not there were still no homosexuals in Iran? It’s almost a required part of the “State of the Union” screed he spews.

BobMbx on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

It makes for good show to some, however, the cost we pay for it is certainly not worth it. It is for the moment only as nothing will change this dog & pony show.

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

The UN is one of the most hideous buildings I’ve ever seen. I can’t even watch the speeches without being drawn into the seaweed green tiles. Blech.

Emily M. on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Anybody realize that Obama has ordered YOUR TAX DOLLARS to be used to get The USA’s UN dues up to ‘current’ status ?

The announcement on August 7th (via an Australian news agency)….
http://www.theage.com.au/world/us-to-pay-un-dues-20090806-ebgt.html

My guess is that’s just the down payment for our Dictator-In-Training-Pants to secure the services of “The Blue Helmets” in assistance of his civilian volunteer force taking over our nation with guns to our heads.

Kenny Solomon
Molon Labe.

E T Cartman on September 23, 2009 at 9:15 PM

good news.

Diane on September 23, 2009 at 9:15 PM

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:12 PM

I guess I’ve really been out of that loop. I thought Gyurcsany was still runnin’ the show, Little Putin that he is….

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:15 PM

Only eleven? Disgusting.

chipandcharge on September 23, 2009 at 9:16 PM

11?

Out of 190 or countries, only 11 had the ‘nads to walk?

Weak.

OT, Bolton will ne on Greta tonight.

BallisticBob on September 23, 2009 at 9:16 PM

Wasn’t Canada also saying they would walk out?

MadisonConservative on September 23, 2009 at 9:16 PM

According to the article, Israel and Canada both boycotted the speech. That might explain why Canada didn’t walk out…they weren’t even there. Wish we would have done that as well.

Servo on September 23, 2009 at 9:13 PM

+1

We never should have been in the room to begin with.

F15Mech on September 23, 2009 at 9:16 PM

I wonder if Obama did approve it…as someone mentioned above he’s been chasing after Imadinnerjacket’s attention since he got into office! I bet Hillary ordered it… hehehe…daring Obama to say something…

CCRWM on September 23, 2009 at 9:17 PM

It appears Obama and Chavez are now coordinating their efforts to collapse Honduran democracy. DESPICABLE.

elduende on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

High crime! We need Articles…

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

I find it laughable that Iran is spending so much money on their nuclear ambitions, yet they still lack the refineries to produce their own gasoline.

It’s their Achilles Heel, and one we can take advantage of when push comes to shove.

fogw on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

I wonder if Obama lent his speech writers to AJ in that second clip. They’re ready to engage, we’re ready to engage.

Sounds like the beginning of a steamy love affair. Nine months after a whirlwind courtship the two countries will give birth to a bouncing baby bomb…

Onus on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Every year this degenerate does his same Jew-baiting shtick — “It is no longer acceptable that a small minority would dominate the politics, economy and culture of major parts of the world by its complicated networks” — and every year our moronic media lines up to interview him.

Odd, since I thought DA JOOOOOOOOS controlled the media.

Kinda shoots holes in his drivel, doesn’t it?

But hey, don’t let a f***ing lie get in the way of some good ass-kissing.

MadisonConservative on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Servo on September 23, 2009 at 9:13 PM

Beat me to it! I also agree, but I am relieved–thought it was going to be another embarrassing US episode. I do wonder if Obama really knew about it–he has been so clueless for 9 months–why would he start to get a clue, or a backbone, now?

lovingmyUSA on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Sweet: Eleven countries walk out of Ahmadinejad’s Israel-bashing UN speech

Did anyone walk out of Obama’s speech which John Bolton argued (today on Beck) is the most “anti-Israel speech” he’s ever heard an American president give?

The eleven, according to a European source: Argentina, Australia, Britain, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand … and the United States. I assume our guys wouldn’t have bolted without the White House’s approval, so kudos to The One for showing a bit of principle.

Oh please, “principle”?! Does principle mean pandering and politically motivated? It wouldn’t have played well if all of those countries walked out and we didn’t. Do you think for a second Obama would have okayed a solo walk out, if no other countries were on board?

RightWinged on September 23, 2009 at 9:19 PM

The Canadians left before he even opened his mouth:

skynews:

Canadian delegates left the room before Mr Ahmadinejad had even begun to speak

ginaswo on September 23, 2009 at 9:19 PM

And a guy named David742 was spotted crawling out from behind the podium, wiping his lips and reciting Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy“…

profitsbeard on September 23, 2009 at 9:20 PM

I give credit when credit is due.

Bravo, BiggieO. This was a pleasant surprise.

CatsGodot on September 23, 2009 at 9:20 PM

If Hillary ordered the walkout it won’t take long to find out. She’ll want the whole country to know.

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:20 PM

find it laughable that Iran is spending so much money on their nuclear ambitions, yet they still lack the refineries to produce their own gasoline.

It’s their Achilles Heel, and one we can take advantage of when push comes to shove.

fogw on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

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that puts them one up on us because we don’t invest in either.

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 9:20 PM

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:20 PM

Hillary who?

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:21 PM

Just be glad that Barry did not give an Israel bashing speech himself.

bayview on September 23, 2009 at 9:21 PM

from the vid it looks like a lot more tha 1 never even showed up.

but i’m glad we had the nads to walk out.

Mr. Bingley on September 23, 2009 at 9:24 PM

I wish we would walk out on the United Nations completely.

jimmy2shoes on September 23, 2009 at 9:02 PM

No kidding, maybe for their next video Giles and O’Keefe could do a little expose on all the fraud and corruption that’s gone on in that U.N. over the years.

scalleywag on September 23, 2009 at 9:24 PM

“more than 11″ i mean.

argh, and i’m only on my first whisky

Mr. Bingley on September 23, 2009 at 9:24 PM

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:15 PM

he’s Out; Bajnai’s In

( updated twice a day )

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:25 PM

It would have been great to yell out, “You lie!”

4k78 on September 23, 2009 at 9:25 PM

I think Qdaffy was alluding to moving the UN out of American territory. I’m all for that and then some, as long as we get to stop being the biggest freaking donor to that anti American organization post haste.

Spiritk9 on September 23, 2009 at 9:25 PM

Hillary who?

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:21 PM

touché

I keep thinking she’ll step down and make a show of disagreeing with him.

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:26 PM

Sweet? Only eleven?

jgapinoy on September 23, 2009 at 9:27 PM

Sweet. But I’m guessing it wasn’t Obumble’s idea. The only member of The One’s administration with the balls to actually follow through on this is Madame Secretary of State Clinton. Kinda sad, if you think about it.

uncivilized on September 23, 2009 at 9:27 PM

… and the United States

Apparently the U.S.delegation heard Sarah Palin was up next.

Basilsbest on September 23, 2009 at 9:27 PM

Just be glad that Barry did not give an Israel bashing speech himself.

bayview on September 23, 2009 at 9:21 PM

Calling their control over justly-conquered land from the 1967 War “an occupation” qualifies as Israel-bashing.

Using the fraudlent meme of the enemy makes you complicit.

I wonder if Obama even approved of this walk-out?

profitsbeard on September 23, 2009 at 9:27 PM

John Bolton throwing a shoe at that SOB would have been appropriate

bluegrass on September 23, 2009 at 9:28 PM

The guy is a moron, but I have to say that his answers to those two quoted questions sure have a large bit of truth to them. So many people died in WWII but the holocaust more than anything else is emphasized. That is not necessarily a bad thing, because it was a horrific event. He also mentions that is curious why the west is so interested and focused on the holocaust, which I never understood. The west wasn’t involved in any way with the holocaust yet they almost take responsibility with making sure it never happens again as if it was them who were most killed in the camps. Don’t understand why there would be a holocaust museum in the US for example, doesn’t make sense other than general interest in the subject I guess.

thphilli on September 23, 2009 at 9:28 PM

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:25 PM

Same thing!

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:28 PM

I keep thinking she’ll step down and make a show of disagreeing with him.

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:26 PM

Same here. Maybe she’s waiting for the right moment.

One can hope!

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:29 PM

Just be glad that Barry did not give an Israel bashing speech himself.

bayview on September 23, 2009 at 9:21 PM

But he did…he through Israel right under the bus when he said their settlements are illegitimate…

SouperConservative on September 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM

Where were all the Columbia University Moonbats and the moonbats of the Jewish Organizations (who wouldn’t let Palin speak at the protest rally for this scum) that were cheering on this animal last year??

Dire Straits on September 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM

It appears Obama and Chavez are now coordinating their efforts to collapse Honduran democracy. DESPICABLE.

elduende on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM
High crime! We need Articles…

flyfisher on September 23, 2009 at 9:18 PM

For this, and several other reasons, yes we do indeed.

Archimedes on September 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM

Obama learned from some Alpha dogs how to lift his leg…

right2bright on September 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM

rob verdi on September 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM

In other news, Lucy promised to hold the football steady.

CPT. Charles on September 23, 2009 at 9:31 PM

misslizzi on September 23, 2009 at 9:28 PM

Igen

Janos Hunyadi on September 23, 2009 at 9:33 PM

The Canadian delegation, led by Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon, walked out at the start of Ahmadinejad’s address. Several other delegations, including lower-level U.S. diplomats, left during the speech. Israel’s UN delegation was not present for the speech.

http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2009/09/23/harper-iran.html

diogenes on September 23, 2009 at 9:33 PM

Rush was right today that this reminded him of the bar scenes in the Star Wars movies.

Dire Straits on September 23, 2009 at 9:35 PM

On a high note, I found Dinnerjacket’s asking for The Mahdi’s blessing and guidance to be quite touching.

/s

CPT. Charles on September 23, 2009 at 9:36 PM

love the walk out, good job! also, dang, i want that brown dress ann coulter is wearing tonight!

surrounded on September 23, 2009 at 9:38 PM

was israel at the meeting?

Chiasmos on September 23, 2009 at 9:44 PM

Boycott is the best on principle, but walking out makes a visable statement…

phreshone on September 23, 2009 at 9:44 PM

Now that’s what I’m talkin’ about.

applebutter on September 23, 2009 at 9:50 PM

Piece of garbage shouldn’t even be in our country to begin with.

Good Lt on September 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM

Only 50% of the residents of NYC speak english.

So you can say Mahmoud was only in half the country.

David2.0 on September 23, 2009 at 9:51 PM

Ahmadinejad represents the U.N.’s myriad of lilliputians.

The U.N. was founded to prevent another world war.

Today they are a buffoonish gathering of thugs. Obama is the biggest of them all, by his speech and behaviour of today.

Also, “I, I, I…” He wants to be in charge of the world. He doesn’t represent the U.S. from the way he speaks.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2009 at 9:55 PM

It seems more plausible that Obama didn’t want the US to walk out, but Rahm persuaded him to do so to try and blunt some of the anti-Israel truth about him.

wepeople on September 23, 2009 at 9:56 PM

Eleven of 192 members of the U.N walk out while the Jews are once again excoriated, and people think the Palestinians are the victims? Pathetic!

Halli Casser-Jayne http://www.thecjpoliticalreport.com

The CJ Political Report on September 23, 2009 at 9:56 PM

OT: So it turns out that there is a report tonite that claims that Zelaya was smuggled back into Honduras on a Venezuelan Air force plane that first landed and refueled in leftist El Salvador then made a beeline for the US air base (Soto Cano)in Honduras. From the airbase it looks likes the State department drove him in the dark of night to the Brazilian embassy.

It appears Obama and Chavez are now coordinating their efforts to collapse Honduran democracy. DESPICABLE.

elduende on September 23, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Normally I would think the above was a Urban Legend, but with this crew anything is possible. Reprehensible if true.

patrick neid on September 23, 2009 at 9:57 PM

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