QOTD: Mitt Romney on the failed foreign policy leadership of Pres. Obama

Posted by: ST on March 18, 2014 at 6:19 pm
Romney and Obama

Barack Obama’s second term ‘an extraordinary disappointment’, says Mitt Romney — 5/31/13

Not quite a “Toldjah So” piece, but close (via):

Able leaders anticipate events, prepare for them, and act in time to shape them. My career in business and politics has exposed me to scores of people in leadership positions, only a few of whom actually have these qualities. Some simply cannot envision the future and are thus unpleasantly surprised when it arrives. Some simply hope for the best. Others succumb to analysis paralysis, weighing trends and forecasts and choices beyond the time of opportunity.

President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton traveled the world in pursuit of their promise to reset relations and to build friendships across the globe. Their failure has been painfully evident: It is hard to name even a single country that has more respect and admiration for America today than when President Obama took office, and now Russia is in Ukraine. Part of their failure, I submit, is due to their failure to act when action was possible, and needed.

A chastened president and Secretary of State Kerry, a year into his job, can yet succeed, and for the country’s sake, must succeed. Timing is of the essence.

That was the end of what he wrote. Make sure to read it from the beginning for examples he gives of the critical failures of both President Obama and former Sec of State Clinton.  #MittRomneyWasRight about this President … all along.

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2 Responses to “QOTD: Mitt Romney on the failed foreign policy leadership of Pres. Obama”


  1. Again Romney was too nice. Accurate but too nice. Obhammud was elected on “hope and change” along with a boatload of other cheap talk. You can hope in one hand and sh*t in the other and see which one gets full the fastest, too, can’t you?

  2. Carlos says:

    It’s hard to be a leader when the sources of your leadership (all the communists he was raised by, educated by and surrounded himself with) are dead and gone, burning in hell.

    They never told him someday he would have to play ball with real players. He thought it was all just a theoretical playgame.

    And he is intellectually challenged enough he probably still doesn’t realize it’s real life now, with real life decisions and real life consequences.