As yet there is no category for most amazing backtracking done by a president in the Guinness Book of World Records but there is little doubt that Barack Obama would beat all other entrants to the category hands down.
Using words and phrases like Obama changes stance, clarifies or explains what he really meant are rife across the news cycle of the mainstream media including the internet. Explanations, gyrations and backtracking notwithstanding the rest of America is not going to be fooled as in, they know exactly what they heard the first time. If the audacity of dumb Americans was not already the thorn in Obama’s side for far too long now they are told they are people who, ‘just don’t listen.’
On May 19, 2011 the president clearly said these words to the entire world, no spin attached, nothing added.
“The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states.”
To say that this statement was just a onetime event that may have been either misread or misspoken is countered by the fact that Obama said the same thing on more than one occasion.
In a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee the president said he was misunderstood and what he really meant was, “By definition, it means that the parties themselves – Israelis and Palestinians – will negotiate a border that is different than the one that existed on June 4, 1967.”
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