Special Report: The wonks who sold Washington on South Sudan

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moxsee wrote:

Good use of the word ‘wonk’. Now, Willy Wonka makes even more sense.

Jul 11, 2012 8:44am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Sensibility wrote:

“The first 18 months of Obama’s term slipped away in a bureaucratic stalemate…
Finally, in the summer of 2010, Obama called his Sudan team into the Oval Office. The president said he would not allow a return to bloodshed between north and south, according to Denis McDonough, chief of staff at the National Security Council at the time.”

Typical Obama dithering while people die. But that’s okay, they don’t matter because they’re Africans, right?

Jul 11, 2012 12:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
MJGSimple wrote:

“The first 18 months of Obama’s term slipped away in a bureaucratic stalemate…”

Yep, Obama dithering, he was at a stalemate with himself.

Jul 11, 2012 12:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
johnnyboone wrote:

Does that mean it is time to recognize the nation of Palestine???

Jul 11, 2012 12:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
amibovvered wrote:

Yet another ward of the state to fund while Big Oil privatizes the profits.

Jul 11, 2012 5:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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