Annals of smart diplomacy: Obama calls the Falklands the Maldives UPDATED

The Latin American media’s having a ball with this one. During a joint press conference with Colombian president Santos, Obama said, “In terms of the Maldives, or the Falklands, whatever your preferred tern, our position is that… ah… that we’re going to remain neutral.”

20:01 into the video,

What’s several thousand miles among friends?

After saying that the US-Colombia free trade agreement will become effective on May 15, and having a photo-op with black Colombian children, Obama returned to the 57 States.

No word on whether Hillary had recovered from her hangover after her night at the Cafe Havana.

UPDATE,
Take her to the Maldives, then! ‘Part of My Job Is to Scout Out Where I May Want to Bring Michelle Back Later for Vacation’

Video, via Gateway Pundit,

UPDATE,
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5 Responses to “Annals of smart diplomacy: Obama calls the Falklands the Maldives UPDATED”

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  2. John Townsend Says:

    Islands belong the Britain. Every American knows this. Obama does not represent us. He’s a moron.

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