Asshole in Chief

Way to go there Mr. President, alienate our best Ally.

A bust of the former prime minister once voted the greatest Briton in history, which was loaned to George W Bush from the Government’s art collection after the September 11 attacks, has now been formally handed back.

The bronze by Sir Jacob Epstein, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds if it were ever sold on the open market, enjoyed pride of place in the Oval Office during President Bush’s tenure.

But when British officials offered to let Mr Obama to hang onto the bust for a further four years, the White House said: “Thanks, but no thanks.”

The rejection of the bust has left some British officials nervously reading the runes to see how much influence the UK can wield with the new regime in Washington.

What a fucking dick. This is just the tip of the iceberg with this guy. His ego knows no bounds and the foreign policy disasters will only be exceeded by the domestic ones.

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0 Responses to Asshole in Chief

  1. Old NFO says:

    Yep, that pretty much says it all.

  2. Old NFO says:

    I agree, I’m just wondering when the calls for impeachment are going to start… I’m guessing in the late second/early third year…

  3. Scott says:

    Did you guys actually READ the link?
    “Churchill has less happy connotations for Mr Obama than those American politicians who celebrate his wartime leadership. It was during Churchill’s second premiership that Britain suppressed Kenya’s Mau Mau rebellion. Among Kenyans allegedly tortured by the colonial regime included one Hussein Onyango Obama, the President’s grandfather.”
    Of course, the news source being a British, they would say “allegedly”.
    So, when offered to keep the bust of the leader of a nation at the time it was torturing your grandfather, you’re supposed to kiss up?
    I think THAT would make one a “fucking dick”.