• December 28, 2016

Top 10 Most Embarrassing Diplomatic Blunders

Top 10 Most Embarrassing Diplomatic Blunders

There are plenty of embarrassing moments politicians don’t want you to know about. But only the worst diplomatic faux pas can cause an international incident. Whether it’s Silvio Berlusconi referring to President Barack Obama as tan, George W. Bush giving Germany’s Angela Merkel a random neck rub or President Jimmy Carter’s translator accidentally telling Poland that Carter desired them, these are some of the most embarrassing diplomatic blunders. WatchMojo counts down ten political gaffes that will make you cringe.

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00:42 #10: Sarkozy’s Toasty (2007)
01:52 #9: Shut It, Chávez (2007)
02:55 #8: Obama and Sarkozy Diss Israel (2011)
03:59 #7: Italian Prime Minister Compliments Obama’s “Tan” (2008)
05:10 #6: Prince Philip Queries About Spears (2002)
06:13 #5: W’s Shoulder Rubs (2006)
07:01 #4: President Jimmy Carter Desires Poland (1977)
08:07 #3, #2 & #1 ????

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12 thoughts on “Top 10 Most Embarrassing Diplomatic Blunders

    1. Fubar that’s racist as hell u know that right. that’s like saying you’re a
      welfare driven n*gg** and don’t know politics so you only vote for
      Democrats to increase your welfare check

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