February 7, 2014
OUR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT (profanity alert):
Angela Merkel: Victoria Nuland's remarks on EU are unacceptable (Ed Pilkington in New York, Luke Harding and agencies, 7 February 2014 The Guardian)
The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has described as "totally unacceptable" remarks by a senior US official who said "f[***] the EU" while speaking about the crisis in Ukraine.In a leaked conversation posted on YouTube, the state department official Victoria Nuland revealed the White House's frustrations at Europe's hesitant policy towards pro-democracy protests in Ukraine, which erupted late last year. Nuland was talking to the US ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt.
A definitive Kinsley gaffe.Posted by Orrin Judd at February 7, 2014 5:46 PM