Sunday, December 6, 2015

Obama’s Credibility Crisis

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Exclusive: Inside Official Washington’s bubble, the Important People believe their “group think” is the envy of the world, but the truth is that their credibility has collapsed to such a degree that their propaganda can’t even match up with the head-chopping videos of the Islamic State crazies, writes Robert Parry...

Excerpt/comment to the Parry article:

Bill Bodden
December 6, 2015 at 2:14 pm
Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy Richard Stengel insisted that the State Department’s messaging operation “is trending upward,”… That could be true. When you’re down at rock-bottom there are two options: one is to stay there, the other is to move up. The slightest up-tick would qualify in Washington-speak as “trending upward.” President Hillary will likely keep national credibility down there in the pits. On behalf of those of us who can’t bear to listen to President Obama, I would like to thank Robert Parry and others who will endure President Obama’s talk tonight to report on what he said.

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