(In case you missed it: There was a January New York Times story, which did not get the attention the reporting deserved, highlighting how this Canadian tycoon and major Bill Clinton benefactor was using his ties to the ex-president to win business with a ruthless dictatorship in Khazakstan.) ~The Politico
Despite the enriching cultural experience of Borat, the folks at Politico are still not well-versed enough in the finer points of Kazakh life, such that they don’t know how to spell the name of the country. You also have to enjoy the reference to Kazakhstan’s “ruthless dictatorship,” which is one of our foremost Central Asian
puppets allies. Since this is supposed to be what “Obama wishes he could say,” are they claiming that Obama wishes he could insult Kazakhstan?