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Highlights Of Obama’s Speech To The United Nations

President Barack Obama spoke in front of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Here are some prominent moments from the president’s address:

  • Begins speech by saying, “It’d be one heck of a relief if the United States didn’t have to be such close allies with Israel. Hi, I’m Barack Obama.”
  • Keeps calling it “Invited Nations”
  • Insists that America is exceptional, but only because it’s an objectively better and more important country than others
  • Gently ribs Sudanese delegate Daffa-Allah Elhag Ali Osman about ongoing genocide
  • Addresses General Assembly in flawless English
  • Takes listeners on a journey of the mind to exotic faraway land of the Middle East
  • Quickly runs through recent White House staff promotions
  • Long overdue admission that the United States overthrew Iran’s former regime, killed Ché Guevara, and staged September 11
  • Announces raffle winners
  • Keeps referring to U.S. in past tense
  • Just kind of trails off at end

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