Friday, October 30, 2009

From The Files Of Absurdity, Volume XLVI: Is The US Secretary Of State This Clueless?

I constantly am reading through hundreds of articles daily to observe what the MSM and the real truth tellers, the bloggers, are posting for their readers. It seems the more I read, the more I see that the MSM is out of touch with reality!

I came across the following article through the Canadian news service; www.vancouversun.com, and it just made me laugh so hard that I quickly realized it belongs in my Files Of Absurdity! It seems that either the US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton is totally clueless, or she is one great master of deception! Here is the article, and you decide:

Clinton puzzled at Pakistan failure to find Osama bin Laden


U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures during her visit to the historical Badshahi Masjid in Lahore October 29, 2009. Clinton said on Thursday it was "hard to believe" that no one in Pakistan's government knew where al Qaeda leaders were hiding, striking a new tone on a trip where Washington's cre

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures during her visit to the historical Badshahi Masjid in Lahore October 29, 2009. Clinton said on Thursday it was "hard to believe" that no one in Pakistan's government knew where al Qaeda leaders were hiding, striking a new tone on a trip where Washington's cre

Photograph by: Pool, Reuter

"I find it hard to believe that nobody in your government knows where they are and couldn't get them if they really wanted to," she told a group of newspaper editors during a meeting in Lahore.

"Maybe they are not 'get-at-able'. I don't know," she said.

Clinton's pointed remark was the first public gripe on a trip aimed at turning around a U.S.-Pakistan relationship under serious strain, but bound in the struggle against religious extremism.

"I am more than willing to hear every complaint about the United States," Clinton said, ""but this is a two way street.

"If we are going to have a mature partnership where we work together" then "there are issues that not just the United States but others have with your government and with your military security establishment."

Clinton, who has sought to use her own personal outreach to overcome rising anti-American sentiment in Pakistan, earlier repeated her conviction that the two countries' common interests far outweighed their differences.

"I am well aware that there is a trust deficit," Clinton told students at a "townhall-style" meeting at Government College University in Lahore.

"My message is that's not the way it should be. We cannot let a minority of people in both countries determine our relationship."

Clinton's arrival in Pakistan on Wednesday was overshadowed by a car bomb blast that ripped through a market in the city of Peshawar, killing more than 100 people, in one of the largest recent attacks by Islamic militants seeking to destabilise the nuclear-armed country.

Clinton urged Pakistan's youth to stand firm against the forces of religious extremism, saying it threatened everything that both Americans and Pakistanis hold dear.

She carried the same message in her meetings with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and other high officials in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Clinton was due to meet Pakistan's army and security chiefs on Thursday, where she was expected to discuss Pakistan's latest military campaign against extremists in South Waziristan as well as the U.S.-led war against Taliban religious militants in neighbouring Afghanistan.

PERSONAL AFFINITY

U.S. officials have cast Clinton's visit to Pakistan as a chance to counter anti-American broadsides from extremist religious leaders and to showcase Clinton's personal affinity for a country she says she knows and loves deeply.

On Thursday, she toured the massive red sandstone Badshahi Mosque in central Lahore, extolling the cultural achievements of a country more often in the headlines for political and religious strife.

But the tense security situation in Pakistan was clear. Gunmen stood guard in the mosque minarets, while Lahore's normally busy main streets were emptied and armed police kept bystanders penned back in narrow alleyways as Clinton's motorcade sped past.

While acknowledging the many bumps in U.S.-Pakistan relations, Clinton nevertheless asked for understanding, patience and commitment, saying her own experience in deciding to join the Obama administration after running against Barack Obama for the presidency was instructive.

"What we have together is far greater than what divided us," Clinton told the students, referring to her relations with Obama. "And that is what I feel about the United States and Pakistan."


NTS Notes: I have a great idea. I will send Ms. Clinton a shovel myself, and tell her to start digging. Maybe she can find Osama Bin Laden before anyone else in Pakistan does!

This is absolutely un-flipping believable indeed! Osama Bin Laden has been dead since late 2001, and now this clown who calls herself the US Secretary of State is asking the Pakistanis why they can't locate a dead guy? Yes, Ms. Clinton, it is "hard to believe" that people cannot locate Bin Laden, unless they take a shovel and dig at his grave site!

We know the real reason why Clinton is in Pakistan, and that is to try to prop up and show support for the US puppet government there!

This definitely belongs in my Files of Absurdity for the ridiculous, and clueless comments by Hillary Clinton in regards to searching for a DEAD nemesis!

More to come

NTS

One last thing: Will someone please send a memo to the US Secretary of State and tell her that Osama Bin Laden is long dead and buried? Thanks!

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