He’s not even Prime Minister yet, but Barack Obama’s already insulted David Cameron.
He called Cameron a “lightweight.”
Obama met with David Cameron last year. (world news)
Barack Obama has already managed to insult the leading UK candidate, conservative David Cameron.
After Cameron attempted to stress his pro-American credentials, Barack Obama labeled him a “lightweight.”
The Guardian reported, via FOX Nation:
According to tomorrow’s New Statesman, Barack Obama was unimpressed by his encounter with David Cameron earlier this year and commented: “What a lightweight!”
According to James Macintyre’s report, Cameron’s attempt to stress his pro-American and Eurosceptic credentials did not meet with Obama’s approval. According to Macintyre’s diplomatic sources, the Democratic candidate was “distinctly unimpressed” and labelled Cameron a lightweight.
Macintyre notes that 48 hours earlier Obama had delivered a speech in Berlin stressing “the importance of Europe’s role in our security and our future”.
Following the meeting with Cameron, Obama apparently asked officials for more information on Tory Euroscepticism. Macintyre also speculates that Cameron’s support for the Iraq war – which Obama opposed – did not help the relationship either.
The report is sure to dismay Cameron and damage his attempts to portray himself as a world-class statesman – not to mention relations between Obama’s incoming administration and a possible future Tory government.
Now that’s a joke…
The Appeaser in Chief calling anyone a lightweight.