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Scarborough: Obama ‘Detached from Reality’ on Yemen

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On Friday’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough pointed out a pattern in President Barack Obama’s rhetoric regarding the Middle East, especially Yemen. Previously, Obama had pointed to Yemen as a foreign policy success story.

Scarborough noted that a lot of presidents make those sort of mistakes, but Obama seems to have doubled down with those types of misstatements.

“You know Richard, I remember back – Jimmy Carter talked about Iran as being an oasis of stability, Iran,” Scarborough said. “All presidents make those declarations. George W. Bush made — this president, though, and the reason I brought that up is because people on Jimmy Carter’s neck for 20 years — this president over the past year or two has about 20 of those statements. And this Yemen statement is just the latest. He seems to be detached from reality.”

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