Obama Opens Dialogue With Muslim Brotherhood & Holds Talks With Taliban… But Rejects Talks With Republican Senators

It’s an Obama World.

The Obama White House opened dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood this week.
Reuters reported, via Weasel Zippers:

The United States has decided to resume formal contacts with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, in a step that reflects the Islamist group’s growing political weight but that is almost certain to upset Israel and its U.S. backers.

“The political landscape in Egypt has changed, and is changing,” said the senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “It is in our interests to engage with all of the parties that are competing for parliament or the presidency.”

The Obama Adminsitration also entered talks with the Taliban terrorist organization this month.

But, he’s not going to talk with just anybody.
The Obama White House rejected talks with Republican members of the US Senate today.
Reuters reported, via Free Republic:

The White House effectively turned down an invitation by Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell for President Barack Obama to visit his members on Capitol Hill on Thursday to discuss raising the debt limit.

White House press secretary Jay Carney, while not directly saying the invitation had been rejected, said Obama did not need to hear Republicans tell him what they would not support.

Mybe they’re too radical for him?

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