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April 7, 2010

You’re Toast, Sir

A shot of Obama and Karzai ... before the President of Kabul burned down the breakfast club.

What with Karzai burning us in the media all week, I imagine the Administration now regrets posting this on the WH Flickr stream just before he got fired up. Such a shame, too. The bogus symbolism is perfect — offering two leaders “seeing eye-to-eye” and “breaking bread” together.

With Karzai’s rants still ringing, I look at this now and imagine the guy in the white gloves taking him away — at least, immediately after he takes his basket back.

(photo: Pete Souza/White House. caption: President Barack Obama chats with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during the start of a dinner at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 28, 2010.)

  • renaissance costume

    I hope that toast is poisoned.. :P

  • mad_nVT

    “Dubya” Bush regarding Vladimir Putin: “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul.”
    Turns out that “Dubya” was wrong about the “straightforward and trustworthy” part. Who knows what kind of sense “Dubya” got.
    So what did Obama think when he looked deeply into Karzai’s eyes?
    Could it be that he was thinking “Good God, what a mess this war has become. What are we doing here? What’s the goal? Who is this man?” And then “Would you like a piece of toast?”

  • nenabeans

    Looks like Karzai has the “munchies”

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