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O'Reilly in the week there's -- Bernie segment tonight -- this is by some in the media the president Obama's secretary of state care.
We're involved with trivial pursuits.
Instead of paying attention.
To the blow up in Egypt.
I don't know how does happen but it was terrible optics the next day the president goes golfing the secretary carries out on his -- What does that say to young people in Egypt across the Middle East whether what -- part of the debate.
About America's interest in the region.
Is that criticism justified joining us -- North Carolina the purveyor -- over dot com mr.
All right so we've seen this before in not only -- present Obama with Bob bush the younger.
And Dwight Eisenhower golf feeding -- you know all homeless Soviets are moving across Poland whenever.
I think the analysis that you just played is absolutely correct.
The optics are terrible.
The president of the United States of America is playing golf in short pants and a polo shirt.
While one of the most important countries in the Arab world is unraveling yeah that's a bad picture but.
I don't think that I don't think those topics were a mistake as bad as they were I don't think it was a mistake I think President Obama was sending the message.
Two president -- And the message was I never -- you I don't like you now in many ways your worst -- Mubarak the dictator that you succeeded.
And playing golf says I am not going to lift a finger.
I am not going to say a word publicly.
That will save you from being thrown out so I think that's one strong possibility the second one has absolutely nothing to do with.
As -- -- simple -- and I think it may actually be the real reason President Obama just plain likes playing golf.
And I don't think it's possible that he's gonna say I'm not gonna let some crisis in Cairo interrupt my golf game especially on a long.
Holiday played and Kerry likes is you got out in more.
In Nantucket and and they like their leisure time and they work hard they're entitled to it.
When you get a president whose management style -- He's under fire.
And it is certainly.
I was talking to Mort Zuckerman publisher of the New York Daily News not a conservative newspaper.
About the president's management style and -- The message he sends not just to the egyptians but to -- in the world is you know why.
-- -- It doesn't really matter it just doesn't care.
I I think you're absolutely right I mean he really does lead from behind and that's why the optics are so bad I'm not sure that.
Whether he was on the golf course or in the situation room of the White House.
Would've made one bit of give -- what on the ground who wouldn't on the ground but it doesn't look good.
And it sends a message that we don't care enough about what happens in your country that I'm going out to play golf.
So it doesn't look good for the president but I'll I'll I want to get back to the fact.
Then -- think it was an accident -- think optics are necessarily an accident when it's at that level I think he was saying.
-- -- and I am not getting involved in this one don't forget a lot of critics have said all over the past year -- so.
That President Obama never spoke out publicly about the excesses.
Of president Morsi.
So now -- it hits the fan and it's going south.
You think he wants to be in the middle of that he'd rather be out on the golf course and in the middle of that.
Yeah but I think -- -- I think it's more than just Egypt though it looks to me and and this is pure speculation.
It looks to me that the president says you know what I won twice.
I not to run again.
On -- do what I want in a file wanted to play golf while -- sees you know in some dirty cell in Cairo.
I don't care I think you're right needing care about Morsi.
Well the obvious.
What's -- to -- and I think -- Right let me -- that -- -- tweak that just a little bit.
I think this is somebody.
Who wanted very bad badly to be president of the United States.
But I don't think he likes having to do the job of president of the United States that's sort of a drag you know.
I mean you got to do all this stuff that that a guy like Obama doesn't really like I think I think he really is too cool for school very very.
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