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Krauthammer’s Take: Obama’s on an ‘Ideological Holiday Trip’ as ‘the World Burns’

The “whole story” of Barack Obama’s presidency was displayed today on a split screen, Charles Krauthammer said tonight. “On one side you had the video footage of the attack in Belgium – this is the real world.” 

“And on the other side was Obama in a fantasy world he inhabits, where Cuba is of some geopolitical significance, in his mind but not in the real world,” Krauthammer said on Tuesday’s Special Report. “This is settling the Cold War arguments of the academic left of his Columbia University days. The people who worship the Cuban revolution, the Sandinistas. Obama had his picture taken in front of a picture of Che Guevara, which sort of stated his worldview of his adolescent days and now he does it as president.”

“On the one hand, is a real threat in the world,” he continued. “Obama calls it the JV team. He pretends it is contained and controlled, it is not. Instead he does this ideological holiday trip in Cuba while the world burns.”

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