Obama says every small country 'punches above its weight'

Uri wrote a post in November on President Obama's persistent tic of saying America has "no stronger ally" than the country of whatever leader he happens to be talking to. But I hadn't realized until seeing this Danish TV segment, flagged by the good folks at Buzzfeed, that "punches above their weight" is also one of Obama's go-to clichés:

I get that it must be a little hard to come up with new and insightful ways of describing U.S.-Danish relations, but surely he could come up with something a little less patronizing!


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