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14. Something I'll never forget...
Thu Apr 13, 2023, 03:45 PM
Apr 2023

...is Barack Obama's address to the Canadian Parliament.

It's nice when our leaders are respected abroad and asked to speak to their governing bodies.

That didn't happen so much when TFG and GWB were in the White House.

It reminds me of what we've lost. I've heard a story that may be apocryphal about JFK. As the Cuban Missile Crisis grew, the White House was presenting its case to western democracies. At one point, Charles de Gaulle - not one to kow-tow to American policy - said something like "well - if the evidence is good enough for the President of the United States, it's good enough for me."

Can you imagine that being said at any time between 2001 and 2008? Or between 2017 and 2020?

I literally LOL'd! 50 Shades Of Blue Apr 2023 #1
Me too!😂 IrishAfricanAmerican Apr 2023 #5
And as a bonus, the guy before them: Tommy Carcetti Apr 2023 #2
Didn't President Obama visit Ireland too? EYESORE 9001 Apr 2023 #3
He did. Tommy Carcetti Apr 2023 #4
Oh! Delphinus Apr 2023 #12
I'd never seen that before either! It's great! n/t royable Apr 2023 #15
I loved that song then and love it still. Got the Secret Service doing River Dance Hekate Apr 2023 #18
... progressoid Apr 2023 #8
He said he was there looking for the apostrophe dropped from Obama dflprincess Apr 2023 #9
good one! housecat Apr 2023 #11
Always so funny, and the self-deprication hibbing Apr 2023 #13
Same Rebl2 Apr 2023 #17
in his speech today, biden said both his ggreat grandfather and obama's mopinko Apr 2023 #19
You can add this -- BumRushDaShow Apr 2023 #22
That's who I thought would be the 2nd! LymphocyteLover Apr 2023 #7
This one Delphinus Apr 2023 #10
♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ peacebuzzard Apr 2023 #20
LMAO!!! Brilliant! LymphocyteLover Apr 2023 #6
Something I'll never forget... cab67 Apr 2023 #14
Haha mountain grammy Apr 2023 #16
Love the Scots! Wild blueberry Apr 2023 #21
The photos, they tell a lot republianmushroom Apr 2023 #23
And back home in Georgia... 40RatRod Apr 2023 #24
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