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Today's threats are not a -- -- there were half a century ago but the struggle for freedom.
And human dignity.
That's struggled all wrong.
And I've come here to this City of Hope because.
The test of our time demand at the same fighting spirit that defined Berlin.
A half century ago.
As President Obama speaking from Germany's historic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin earlier today.
He may remember back in 2008 -- presidential candidate Barack Obama attracted 200000.
People to a speech during a visit to that same city.
Today not even 110 the size of that number showed up for the president of the United States.
The German event coordinator said the crowd count was only 4500.
So what's changed.
Fox News national security analysts KT McFarland with -- after he -- behind I guess bulletproof glass there yet to protect him.
Just explain that the weirdness of that that shot up while I mean 200000 as a candidate 4500 as the president of the United States.
The ever shrinking Obama presidency.
-- Berlin is where American presidents go to make.
Historic speeches from Kennedy went there after the Berlin airlift when we saved Berlin from separating -- Braden went there to say in a prophetic speech stared down this wall talking about the Berlin Wall the end of communism a public goes there and -- anything.
I mean it was just filled with platitudes this is not gonna make the history books the only thing that he said of any note.
Was well we're going to reduce our nuclear arsenal unilaterally in order to go to the Russians -- and try to negotiate there reduction.
Why you know negotiating without -- -- just -- in the laboratory and negotiating -- -- negotiating this thinking.
Do this why you go back to Berlin.
This -- that the spot where he was received as such a box -- 200000 people.
In Berlin to cheer him and it was you know -- reception.
Why you think -- handlers would even allow him to go back and knowing it's gonna be you know 4000 compared to.
-- you -- the contract yes they knew they knew that this is going to be the story on the news.
Well except for the fact I think they're pretty tone deaf now if you look Obama gives speeches right and he thinks if you give a speech.
That means the policy changes are about that establishes where we're going.
But it -- how you govern you give the speech and then you follow through the snow follow through I mean look at it look at the things that he said it couldn't.
Yesterday of the picture of the output -- Obama in the body laying her Siena -- each other they couldn't stay in the same room so Obama's gonna go to the same man.
As I -- -- -- -- -- nuclear weapons just like we are made every time.
The president -- content to prudent and trying -- given goodwill gesture we're going to cancel our missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.
We're going to do all the things you ask us we're going to claim that the United Nations.
That what you've done on sanctions with Iran is really significant life activists and every single time he's been rebuffed but he keeps going back again thinking well this time my goodwill gesture will be reciprocated -- -- hand and yet it's such a -- Yes we see sort of the tough talk that you mention in the past in particular.
Who could forget this clip with president Ronald Reagan.
General secretary Gorbachev.
If you seek peace.
If you see prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
If you seek liberalization.
Come here to this game.
Open this case.
And then of course.
He followed up with tear down this wall which I -- for President Reagan and worked on that speech.
When President Reagan added those words terror down this -- he did that himself the rest of the government said don't do that you're going out on -- -- mr.
-- a chance.
Reagan knew where he was going with his presidency.
He knew that he had all the elements in place that that would ultimately result in our victory in the Cold War and he -- he.
Put it out there he gave that speech he -- he was taking a chance compare that.
To a man who goes today.
And just shatters a bunch of platitudes and then says well we're gonna disarm the world because we're gonna give up our nuclear weapons are a good significant number of them.
Without any ability to influence events totally different now there's a reason they called Reagan the great communicate -- -- did say -- thank you so much for being here.
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