Let it never be said that I refuse to offer this president and/or his teleprompter a compliment when one is due.

President Obama, in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, may have suprised some people when he spoke for about 40 minutes, and a good majority of that was about the necessity of war.

The speech (transcript here) contained bits such as this:

But as a head of state sworn to protect and defend my nation, I cannot be guided by their examples alone. I face the world as it is, and cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the American people. For make no mistake: Evil does exist in the world. A nonviolent movement could not have halted Hitlers armies. Negotiations cannot convince al-Qaidas leaders to lay down their arms. To say that force is sometimes necessary is not a call to cynicism — it is a recognition of history, the imperfections of man and the limits of reason.

That must have chapped some of the blue-helmeted career appeasers at the U.N. Maybe they’re thinking “What happened? This guy was supposed to deliver a recycled version of Jimmy Carter’s acceptance speech.”

Obama said a lot of things I agree with and believe — until he got a little wishy-washy toward the end (essentially apologizing for Iraq and then throwing in a bit about climate change to reel back in any potentially offended peacenik bureaucrats) — but what really matters is if Obama believes what he said.

Was this speech from the heart, or just another one from the teleprompter?



One Response to “Obama’s Teleprompter Delivers Fairly Good Nobel Speech”

  1. imoforpcs on May 2nd, 2017 1:58 pm

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