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Obfuscation is a key strategy of the Obama administration. A prime example is the public posturing of the Obama administration regarding Egypt's leader, Mohammed Morsi, and remarks he made about Jews, and the no-so-public maneuvering to send F-16 fighter jets to Morsi's government.
US condemns Mohammed Morsi anti-Semitic remarks
The White House has condemned anti-Semitic remarks by Mohammed Morsi, the Egyptian president, who once described Israelis as the “descendants of apes and pigs”. [read more]
US sending 20 more F-16s to Egypt, despite turmoil in Cairo
Instability in Egypt, where a newly-elected Islamic government teeters over an angry population, isn't enough to stop the U.S. from sending more than 20 F-16 fighter jets, as part of a $1 billion foreign aid package.
The first four jets are to be delivered to Egypt beginning Jan. 22, a source at the naval air base in Fort Worth, where the planes have been undergoing testing, told FoxNews.com. The North African nation already has a fleet of more than 200 of the planes and the latest shipment merely fulfills an order placed two years ago. But given the uncertainty in Cairo, some critics wonder if it is wise to be sending more top gun planes. [read more]I wrote the following on the White House website:
I find it pathetically amusing that Jay Carney would make a great show of concern about remarks that Mohammed Morsi made about Jews in 2010 while the Obama administration pursues granting military aid in the form of F-16 fighters to Mr. Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood government... F-16s that could well be used against the Jews he reviles.
Left hand; right hand. No communication?I'm certain no one at the White House will be able to understand the irony or concern. Being two-faced is not accidental in the Obama administration. In this case, you obfuscate your real intention ... strengthening radical Arab regimes ... by making a public spectacle of saying how concerned you are about nasty words. Sure.