When President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night, there will be 374 days before his term comes to its merciful end.
But does Barack Obama strike you as the type who would be content to spend the rest of his days painting portraits and landscapes as George W. Bush has done?
Word has it is that Obama wants to be Secretary-General of the United Nations. Ban Ki-Moon’s term concludes at the end of 2016 and it just so happens that Obama is available. (It would be interesting if Obama resigned on New Year’s Day 2017 and let Joe Biden become President for the final 20 days of his term.)
For a citizen of the globe like Obama being President of the United States is an office too small for his lifestyle, ambitions, and ideology. Should Obama become UN Secretary-General, he could become President of the Whole World. read more…
Netanyahu leading effort to thwart Obama bid for U.N. chief
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly is planning payback for President Obama’s dismissing Mr. Netanyahu’s objections to the Iran nuclear deal last year. Mr. Netanyahu is said to be rallying moderate Arabs to thwart Mr. Obama’s bid to become the Secretary-General of the United Nations after he leaves the White House next year.
Mr. Obama has already discussed the issue with Republican, Democratic and Jewish officials in the United States, according to Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida.
Mr. Netanyahu recently is said to have gotten wind of Obama’s plans which he calls the Obama Project. “Wasn’t eight years of having Obama in office enough?” Mr. Netanyahu is quoted in the Kuwaiti daily as telling associates. “Eight years during which he ignored Israel? And now he wants to be in a position that is liable to cause us hardships in the international arena.” read more…