By John Esquire for SyrPer
He can stand before any audience and, with a straight face, espouse utter nonsense without blinking an eye. At a July 18, 2014 press conference, Barack Obama delivered one of the most incredible statements of his short political career.
Speaking of the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17 over the Ukraine, Obama was quick to place the blame at the door of Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin. This, of course, before a single investigator had arrived or any scientific or forensic conclusions were reached.
Most astonishing was Obama’s hypocritical lecture regarding Russia’s alleged role in the support of Pro Russian separatists. What was known to the Syrian government since the inception of the so-called civil war, is now common knowledge, i.e. that the death and destruction being visited daily upon the people of Syria and their institutions is an American-financed and –sponsored plan. That America has openly provided foreign barbarians with military, economic and logistical support to illegally enter Syria and wreak havoc there is now an open secret. In fact, the Obamanation of an Administration has essentially conceded this.
Yet, during his press conference on the Malaysian air disaster, Obama was heard to criticize Russia for taking the same steps with respect to Ukraine.
“Over the last several weeks Russian-backed separatists have shot down a Ukrainian transport plane and a Ukrainian helicopter, and they claimed responsibility for shooting down a Ukrainian fighter jet. Moreover, we know that these separatists have received a steady flow of support from Russia. That includes arms and training. It includes heavy weapons. And it includes anti-aircraft weapons.”
“Russia has failed to take that path. Instead, it has continued to violate Ukrainian sovereignty and to support violent separatists.”
“Are they going to continue to support violent separatists whose intent is to undermine the government of Ukraine, or are they prepared to work with the government of Ukraine to arrive at a cease-fire and a peace that takes into account the interests of all Ukrainians?”
“We believe in standing up for the basic principle that a country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity has to be respected and it is not the United States, or Russia, or Germany, or any other country that should be deciding what happens in that country.”
“We know that they are heavily armed and they are trained, and we know that that’s not an accident. That is happening because of Russian support. So, you know, it is not possible for these separatists to function the way they’re functioning, to have the equipment that they have – set aside what’s happening , you know, with respect to the Malaysian Airlines, a group of separatists can’t shoot down military transport planes, or they claim, shoot down fighter jets without sophisticated equipment and sophisticated training, and that is coming from Russia.”
“If Mr. Putin makes a decision that we are not going to allow heavy armaments and the flow of fighters into Ukraine across the Ukrainian-Russian border, then it will stop.”
The word “audacity” comes to mind. So does the word “hypocrite”. There was no comment from the White House when terrorists armed with anti-aircraft missiles downed a civilian helicopter in Syria, shot down Syrian military aircraft or when they mindlessly fired upon civilian aircraft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqEj8FrpCs8 No cries for an investigation. No insistence upon sanctions for those who supplied the weapons and trained the assassins who used them. No cries of anguish for the victims of the U.S.-orchestrated murder. Ukraine’s borders are sacrosanct. Syria’s apparently are discretionary. If Russia is culpable for what has yet to be proven, where does that put Obama and his team of co-conspirators?
John Esq. for SyrPer