This story seems to have escaped the attention of America’s Fringe Media, but did not go unnoticed by Brietbart’s Big Government (Canada’s National Post and the UK Telegraph picked it up as well).
From Big Government:
Obama: “We must never stop until we see the day when nuclear arms have been banished from the face of the earth.”
Sarkozy: “We live in the real world, not the virtual world. And the real world expects us to take decisions.”
The rest of Sarkozy’s remarks were, well, remarkable:
“President Obama dreams of a world without weapons … but right in front of us two countries are doing the exact opposite.
“Iran since 2005 has flouted five security council resolutions. North Korea has been defying council resolutions since 1993.
“I support the extended hand of the Americans, but what good has proposals for dialogue brought the international community? More uranium enrichment and declarations by the leaders of Iran to wipe a UN member state off the map,” he continued, referring to Israel.
The sharp-tongued French leader even implied that Mr Obama’s resolution 1887 had used up valuable diplomatic energy.
“If we have courage to impose sanctions together it will lend viability to our commitment to reduce our own weapons and to making a world without nuke weapons,” he said.
Mr Sarkozy has previously called the US president’s disarmament crusade “naive.”
I was wondering who was going to actually say something like this about Obama's World Without Nukes dream. So far none of the American press is covering this. The American press is trying mightily to paint Obama as being more substantial than he is. However foreign press and foreign leaders are under no such obligation.
Via: Big Government