Obamateurism of the Day

Peter Kirsanow gets credit for this nugget from yesterday’s speech at the UN, where Barack Obama informed the gathered nations that

America will always stand with those who stand up for their dignity and their rights – for the student who seeks to learn; the voter who demands to be heard; the innocent who longs to be free; and the oppressed who yearns to be equal.

Really? Here’s the administration less than two months ago, standing with the voters who demanded to be heard in Iran:

How many of the nations do you think put more stock in Obama’s words than his actions?

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