Anti-Communist Hero Lech Walesa Snubs Obama Invite – Says He’s Too Busy

Anti-communist hero Lech Walesa announced today that he would not meet with Obama.
The former Solidarity Leader said, “It doesn’t suit me.”

Walesa explained that he has a very tight schedule,” and that his ‘programme is filled to the maximum.”

Pope John Paul II with anti-communist hero Lech Walesa (Polish Greatness)

AFP reported, via Lucianne:

Lech Walesa, Poland’s Solidarity-era legend, ex-president and 1983 Nobel Peace Prize winner said Friday he would not accept an invitation to meet with fellow Nobel winner US President Barack Obama.

“It’s difficult to tell journalists what you’d like to say to the president of a superpower. This time I won’t tell him, I won’t meet him, it doesn’t suit me,” Walesa told Poland’s public broadcaster TVP.

Obama is due to arrive in Poland later Friday after the G8 summit in France.

Walesa was originally scheduled to meet Obama Saturday along with other key figures in Poland’s post-1989 transition from communism to democracy.

According to sources close to Walesa, he was expecting a personal invitation from Obama, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 shortly after taking office.

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  • Auntie Em

    I completely understand Walesa’s feelings. Obama would surely offend this great man, and probably would do it on purpose. Obama has shown over and over that he has a problem being in the same room with great men. He focuses on bringing them down to his level instead of being a man of integrity and great character and rising to the occasion.

    I guess he enjoys his life in the gutter.

    I’ve never known a man to have less moral character than Barry Soetoro. As my WWII hero grandfather would say, “He’s sorry.”

  • StrangernFiction

    I figure Lech Walesa knows a little something about propaganda tools.

  • dunce

    When you see doggy dew, you do not step on it.

  • Oldpuppymax

    Walesa knows Hussein simply wanted use him as a prop to make himself look like a freedom/Democracy supporter. Besides, Walesa spent more than enough time with Marxist thugs in his life.

  • Adirondack Patriot

    It shows how Obama has profoundly reduced the prestige of the Office of the President of the United States.

    “Propped-up ‘Community Organizer’, meet a real organizer who risked his life to topple brutal Communist tyrants with blood on their hands.”

    “What desperate and courageous part of your life helped define your character, Mr. Obama? High school Basketball in Hawaii? Smoking pot at Columbia? Golf?”

  • Pat the First

    Lech Walesa is a great man. He should know something about true strength and courage. Why should he waste his time meeting with a narcissist. His Nobel Prize was vastly diminished when the Peace Prize was awarded to B.O. It is like having a neighbor paint their house bright pink and letting their yard go to seed. It damages the value of your house. Walesa’s well-deserved and hard earned Peace Prize is now a chotsky.

  • mercador

    It is really a shame that the leader of this great country is looked down on, instead of up to. You would think that even a stupid idiot would realize that he is the leader of a great country and act accordingly. Unless he had no respect for this country, which is probably the case here. I really hope the next potus is person with integrity.

  • kansas

    Anti Communist Hero doesn’t want to meet with Communist Tool. Imagine that.

  • Sparky

    Lech Walesa earned his Nobel prize through strength, courage and conviction. Obama got his through affirmative action, just like everything else in his life.

    Walesa was smart to figure out that Obama was simply using him for a photo op!

  • Lech knows a statist when he sees one.

    “Because the Only Good Progressive is a Failed Progressive”

  • StrangernFiction

    You would think that even a stupid idiot would realize that he is the leader of a great country and act accordingly.

    Half of the citizens of this “great country” support an absolute cretin. That’s why I like to think of America as two countries, with one of them being far from great.

  • Ed

    One got his Oscar after the movie came out, the other before it even got into the theaters. Besides, like a true Marxist, Obama unilaterally surrendered Poland’s missile shield. Snubbed? Ya, think?

  • Pezro

    Walesa makes me proud to be Polish-American.

  • mercador

    #11 I pray that the half that you are talking about will wise up, before they sell us out.

  • About damn time someone with a little moral authority let President Man-Child know they will not put up with his bullsh*t. Good for Lech. The Poles are the US’ natural ally, not Obama’s, especially not after Obama sold out the Poles to the Russians on the missle shield.

  • Andreas K.

    Lech Walesa knows how communism looks like.

  • LL

    I only wish that BHO would invite me to show up somewhere so I could opt out the same way that Lech did.

  • Greg

    No doubt like with Mr. Netanyahu, President Odogma will be “extremely agitated” with Mr. Walesa for failing to follow The One’s lead. Sorry Poland, prepare some form of retribution to follow.

  • Hedgehog

    Obama is a Communist dirtbag. Why would Walesa want to meet with Obama. I suspect that Walesa has had his fill of Communist dirtbags.

  • platypus

    Not sure this is a snub. It just might be a soft way of saying that Lech doesn’t recognize Jug Ears as a real POTUS. A snub (to me) is when someone treats you lower than you are entitled to be treated.

    If you’re not entitled to be treated as an equal, then a “snub” is just seeing things accurately. As in, “I don’t see any President here. Do you see a President here?”

  • Bunni

    Hurray for Lech! He knows a lying, commie dictator when he sees one.
    Why would he lower himself to be seen with that booze swilling buffoon?

    He didn’t want to be used as a prop, and then insulted, and tainted by the stench of
    a pretender. God Bless Poland and Lech! I’m glad other Countries are waking up to what a loser this POS, I mean potus (in pretend name only) obummer is.

  • Stuart

    The last I heard Poland still had a remnant Communist party. If Lech wanted to talk to a Communist he could do it in his native language and spare himself Zero’s condescension.

  • serfer62

    First Russia, the Isreal, Canada and now Poland…but the muslim world still loves him.

  • jorgen

    Walesa is a real leader. Why should he meet with a bozo?

  • annie p

    Greg #18

    Yes, the retribution could be to pull out of a missile defense system for Poland. Oh, wait, Obama already did that. Shucks.

  • MVH

    @#2 May 27, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Hear! Hear! Xcellent point. ‘Wish I thought of that.

    And, I might add, Walesa won’t be providing a photo-op image for crypto-Marxist Obama to use in his campaign commercials for Election 2012!

  • Pezro commented:
    Walesa makes me proud to be Polish-American.

    Ja tak&#380:e (me, too)

    Wał&#281:sa is one union man that won’t be supporting Barry.

  • Darn, let me try that again.

    Ja także (me, too).

    Wałęsa is one union man that won’t be supporting Barry.

  • SandyfromChesterfield

    Michelle also did not go to Poland. Rumor has it Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski was trying to make a joke and the translation wasn’t what he meant. He questioned the marital fidelity of Michelle obama. It should have been translated, “You should trust your wife, but you should also check whether she is faithful” which is a Polish saying.
    Okay so I guess taxpayers had to pay extra for Michelle to fly home today.
    Michelle’s infidelity??? Puh-lease!

  • Iconoclast

    Lech Walesa has more courage, integrity & class in his nostril hairs than Seabiscuit, her jockey, holder and the rest of their tawdry group of frauds do in aggregate. Why should he soil himself by associating with this maggot ? I am so glad these tacky tools were not included in the royal wedding attendees.

  • gary gulrud

    Resign and GTFO!

    There, is that about right, Lech? We agree.