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    Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

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    Has this President of the USA no moral fibre in his being?

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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    What a weirdly constructed article. The title is totally misleading. The meeting isn't cancelled, it's just postponed. How difficult was it to put that in the headline?
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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
    What a weirdly constructed article. The title is totally misleading. The meeting isn't cancelled, it's just postponed. How difficult was it to put that in the headline?
    It is hard, because that is not sensational enough. If it had stated "postponed" then this thread would never have been started.
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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by Arcana XV View Post
    What a weirdly constructed article. The title is totally misleading. The meeting isn't cancelled, it's just postponed. How difficult was it to put that in the headline?
    Hmmm I read the article three times and no where in it says that the meeting in Washington DC has been postponded. It does stated that this is the first sitting President to not meet with the Dalai Lama.

    Oh and for the record both Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton have change there views allot since Mr. Bush was in office back the they both called on Mr. Bush to not go to China for the Olympic Games. Now they are acting like China's little lap dogs. Hmm talk about being hypecritical.

    Mr. Obama Hope and Change you got to love it for you folks who voted for him it now stands for I hope he decide not to change his view again.

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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    It is hard, because that is not sensational enough. If it had stated "postponed" then this thread would never have been started.
    Are you asking him to break the BN rules.

    "Mr Obama has changed his position on Tibet since his election campaign."

    Are we surprised by this?
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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Are you asking him to break the BN rules.

    "Mr Obama has changed his position on Tibet since his election campaign."

    Are we surprised by this?
    No... not surprised here. Comrade's in arms have a tendency to stick up for one another. Obama proves to all of us who he really is more and more everyday.

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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    The USA dare not piss off China now. After all the spending Prez Doofus has already done and all he plans to do, it is imperative that China continue buying USA debt. The USA is now enslaved to China and, as with any slave, must bow to every desire of the master.

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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpion89 View Post
    Hmmm I read the article three times and no where in it says that the meeting in Washington DC has been postponded. It does stated that this is the first sitting President to not meet with the Dalai Lama.

    Oh and for the record both Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton have change there views allot since Mr. Bush was in office back the they both called on Mr. Bush to not go to China for the Olympic Games. Now they are acting like China's little lap dogs. Hmm talk about being hypecritical.

    Mr. Obama Hope and Change you got to love it for you folks who voted for him it now stands for I hope he decide not to change his view again.
    The Buddhist monk arrived in Washington on Monday for a week of meetings with Congressional leaders, celebrity supporters and interest groups, but the president will not see him until after he has made his first visit to China next month.
    Mr Obama then sent a delegation to the Dalai Lama's home in exile in India last month that confirmed the meeting would be deferred.
    Where does it say that he will never meet with the man?

    For whatever it's worth, I think Obama is being a complete idiot. But the headline WAS misleading. I don't like to be mislead. It pisses me off.
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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Are you asking him to break the BN rules.
    The problem is not the poster. It's the Telegraph's headline. It's misleading. No one is blaming the poster.
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    Re: Barack Obama cancels meeting with Dalai Lama 'to keep China happy'

    Well I think it's safe to write in Wikipedia now that America became China's bitch.

    Edit: Oh I've just noticed it's the Telegraph, my bad.
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