With enemies like these, who needs friends?

From the Republican National Committee:

OBAMA’S TOP 5 FOREIGN POLICY CREDENTIALS

Foreign Policy Credential #1: “Life Of Living Overseas” For 4 Years…In Elementary School:
Foreign Policy Credential #2: Took Some College Courses In International Relations:Foreign Policy Credential #3: Has Passed Only One Bill As A Senator…It Dealt With A Foreign Country:
Foreign Policy Credential Number #4: Already Developed A Relationship With Australia’s Prime Minister; Now Ready To Meet With State Sponsors Of Terror:
Foreign Policy Credential #5: Member Of Foreign Relations Committee…Reluctantly.



The full doc is after the jump.

OBAMA’S TOP 5 FOREIGN POLICY CREDENTIALS



Foreign Policy Credential #1: “Life Of Living Overseas” For 4 Years…In Elementary School:



Obama Lived Overseas From Ages 6 To 10. (Linda Matchan, “A Law Review Breakthrough,” The Boston Globe, 2/15/90)



Foreign Policy Credential #2: Took Some College Courses In International Relations:



In January, Obama Noted His Degree In “International Relations” When Discussing His Foreign Policy Credentials. Obama: “[M]y experience in foreign policy is probably more diverse than most others in the field. … You know, I majored in international relations.” (ABC’s “Good Morning America,” 1/24/07)



Another Obama Exaggeration?: On His Official MySpace Webpage, Obama Lists His Major As “Political Science.” (MySpace Webiste, http://www.myspace.com/barackobama, Accessed 7/25/07)


Foreign Policy Credential #3: Has Passed Only One Bill As A Senator…It Dealt With A Foreign Country:



In His Senate Career, Obama Has Been The Lead Sponsor On 114 Bills. (S. 114, Introduced 1/4/07; S. 115, Introduced 1/4/07; S. 116, Introduced 1/4/07; S. 117, Introduced 1/4/07; S. 133, Introduced 1/4/07; S. 433, Introduced 1/30/07; S. 453, Introduced 1/31/07; S. 674, Introduced 2/16/07; S. 692, Introduced 2/27/07; S. 713, Introduced 2/28/07; S. 737, Introduced 3/1/07; S. 767, Introduced 3/6/07; S. 768, Introduced 3/6/07; S. 795, Introduced 3/7/07; S. 823, Introduced 3/8/07; S. 906, Introduced 3/15/07; S. 976, Introduced 3/23/07; S. 1067, Introduced 3/29/07; S. 1068, Introduced 3/29/07; S. 1084, Introduced 4/10/07; S. 1151, Introduced 4/18/07; S. 1181, Introduced 4/20/07; S. 1222, Introduced 4/25/07; S. 1271, Introduced 5/2/07; S. 1306, Introduced 5/3/07; S. 1324, Introduced 5/7/07; S. 1389, Introduced 5/14/07; S. 1430, Introduced 5/17/07; S. 1513, Introduced 5/24/07; S. 1574, Introduced 6/7/07; S. 1713, Introduced 6/27/07; S. 1790, Introduced 7/16/07; S. 1811, Introduced 7/18/07; S. 1817, Introduced 7/19/07; S. 1818, Introduced 7/19/07; S. 1824, Introduced 7/19/07; S. 1873, Introduced 7/25/07; S. 1885, Introduced 7/26/07; S. 1977, Introduced 8/2/07; S. 1989, Introduced 8/3/07; S. 2030, Introduce 9/6/07; S. 2044, Introduced 9/12/07; S. 2066, Introduced 9/18/07; S. 2111, Introduced 9/27/07; S. 2132, Introduced 10/3/07; S. 2147, Introduced 10/4/07; S. 2202, Introduced 10/18/07; S. 2224, Introduced 10/24/07; S. 2227, Introduced 10/24/07; S. 2330, Introduced 11/8/07; S. 2347, Introduced 11/13/07; S. 2392, Introduced 11/16/07; S. 697, Introduced 4/5/05; S. 918, Introduced 4/27/05; S. 969, Introduced 4/28/05;S. 1180, Introduced 6/7/05; S. 1194, Introduced 6/8/05; S. 1426, Introduced 7/19/05; S. 1630, Introduced 9/7/05; S. 1638, Introduced 9/8/05; S. 1685, Introduced 9/12/05; S. 1770, Introduced 9/26/05; S. 1920, Introduced 10/25/05; S. 1975, Introduced 11/8/05; S. 2045, Introduced 11/17/05; S. 2047, Introduced 11/17/05; S. 2048, Introduced 11/17/05; S. 2125, Introduced 12-16/05; S. 2149, Introduced 12/20/05; S. 2154, Introduced 12/20/05; S. 2179, Introduced 1/18/06; S. 2201, Introduced 1/26/06; S. 2247, Introduced 2/6/06; S. 2257, Introduced 2/8/06; S. 2259, Introduced 2/8/06; S. 2261, Introduced 2/8/06; S. 2280, Introduced 2/14/06; S. 2286, Introduced 2/14/06; S. 2319, Introduced 2/16/06; S. 2348, Introduced 3/1/06; S. 2358, Introduced 3/2/06; S. 2359, Introduced 3/2/06; S. 2441, Introduced 3/16/06; S. 2446, Introduced 3/16/06; S. 2484, Introduced 3/30/05; S. 2506, Introduced 4/4/06; S. 2984, Introduced 5/23/06; S. 3155, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3156, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3157, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3158, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3159, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3160, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3161, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3162, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3163, Introduced 5/25/06; S. 3243, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3244, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3245, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3249, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3250, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3251, Introduced 5/26/06; S. 3475, Introduced 6/7/06; S. 3554, Introduced 6/21/06; S. 3627, Introduced 6/29/06; S. 3631, Introduced 7/11/06; S. 3694, Introduced 7/19/06; S. 3757, Introduced 7/27/06; S. 3822, Introduced 8/3/06; S. 3969, Introduced 9/28/06; S. 3988, Introduced 9/28/06; S. 4069, Introduced 12/7/06; S. 4102, Introduced 5/25/06)



Only One Of These Has Passed The Senate (The Bill Went On To Become Law). S. 2125, a bill to “promote relief, security, and democracy in the Democratic Republic of Congo” became law in December 2006. (S. 2125, Became Law 12/22/06)


Foreign Policy Credential Number #4: Already Developed A Relationship With Australia’s Prime Minister; Now Ready To Meet With State Sponsors Of Terror:



“Australia’s Conservative Prime Minister Slammed Barack Obama … Over His Opposition To The Iraq War …” (Meraiah Foley, “Australian Leader Slams US Presidential Candidate For Iraq Policy,” The Associated Press, 2/11/07)



“Obama … Told Reporters … He’s Flattered That One Of Bush’s Allies ‘Started Attacking Me The Day After I Announced (His Presidential Run) – I Take That As A Compliment.’” (“Obama Hits Back After Australian PM Slams His Iraq Stance,” CNN.com, 2/11/07)



“The Democratic Presidential Hopeful Said If The Australian Prime Minister Was ‘Ginned Up To Fight The Good Fight In Iraq,’ He Needs To Send Another 20,000 Australians To The War.” (“Obama Hits Back After Australian PM Slams His Iraq Stance,” CNN.com, 2/11/07)


In Recent Debate, Obama Didn’t Hesitate To Announce He Would Personally Meet With Leaders Of Iran, North Korea, Syria And Others. Question: “[W]ould you be willing to meet separately, without precondition, during the first year of your administration, in Washington or anywhere else, with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea, in order to bridge the gap that divides our countries?” Obama: “I would. And the reason is this, that the notion that somehow not talking to countries is punishment to them -- which has been the guiding diplomatic principle of this administration – is ridiculous.” (Sen. Obama, CNN/YouTube Democrat Presidential Candidate Debate, Charleston, SC, 7/23/07)



“The Only Unequivocal Support Obama Received Was From Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Who Used The After-Debate Spin Sessions To Promote His Idea Of ‘Strength Through Peace.’” (Byron York, Op-Ed, “Obama’s Bad Night,” National Review, 7/24/07)


“‘Of Course The President Should Talk To Ahmadinejad And Other Such Leaders,’ Kucinich Said. ‘You Can Get On A Cell Phone And Call Somebody On The Other Side Of The World Right Now.’” (Byron York, Op-Ed, “Obama’s Bad Night,” National Review, 7/24/07)


Foreign Policy Credential #5: Member Of Foreign Relations Committee…Reluctantly.



“Listening To A Bloviating Colleague At His First Meeting Of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Obama Slipped A Three-Word Note To A Member Of His Staff: ‘Shoot. Me. Now.’”

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