Friday, March 20, 2009

Obama's Iran Speech: We Saw - They Saw

At Something ... And Half Of Something comes a post - - -

"We saw... They saw" which begins:

I didn't bother to watch the TV clips of Obamessiah’s special message to Iran on the occasion of Nowruz, which I'm told is a holiday that celebrates the first day of spring and the New Year in many countries. I didn't watch because I don't think it's possible for me to care less and besides, I don't watch TV.

However, I did happen to catch an interesting post about it over at Mark Finkelstein's blog, not only did he watch it, Mark did a little research on it.

Turns out, the White House released more than one video of Obama's speech.

If you're an American and you watched it here in America, you would have seen Obamessiah looking like this:

If you're an Iranian, and you watched it over there in Iran, you would have seen Obamessiah looking like this:

Well. How do you like that?

The Obamessiah edited the video to make the American Flag completely disappear from the background before sending his message to the mullahs and Amadinejad, and not only that, but Obamessiah cropped it so close, so tight that the subtitles manage to cover up the American Flag lapel pin through pretty much all of the clip as well.

Seems like the Obamessiah went to an awful lot of trouble to wipe that video clean of all American symbolism to avoid offending his new friends.

What a shameful, cowardly and despicable thing for the President of the United States of America to do.

UPDATE: Just to be clear, for those of you who have asked "is it possible that Iran had the flag voided before transmitting the message rather than Obama's team doing it?"

I guess you didn't follow the link back to Mark Finkelstein's site. I put the link there because I meant for you to go to his site and read his post.

The rest of Something ... And Half Of Something's post is here.

Folks, the Louisiana Wise Man has been trying to get me to pay more attention to Finkelstein.

Something ... And Half Of Something's post has done that.

I'll look in at Finkelstein's blog every day for the next week, and often thereafter.

I hope you will too, and that you'll also give me a heads up on anything important you think I've missed at his blog.

In the meantime, let's see what President Obama's craven MSM flacks do with this story.

My bet on that question: The Obama White House will say nothing unless forced to by pressure from the "new media."

Stay tuned.

Hat tip: AC


Anonymous said...

Never heard of Photoshop?

Anonymous said...

So after kissing up to the America-haters in Teheran, what kind of response did Obamessiah receive? I think you could translate it as "Take a hike, sucker!"
How's that Hope and Change working for you?
Tarheel Hawkeye

Anonymous said...

I find that amazing, it seems cowardly or at least dishonest to edit the video in that way.

He is the POTUS, what the hell?

Scott S.

Anonymous said...

How's the hope and change? Quite great, actually.

It's good to see an intelligent and humane person wrestling with the country's real problems, many inflicted during the past eight years of misrule.

I wake up happy, despite all the mess. I wish the same for you.