Conservatives agree: Petraeus sounds like a pompous ass when he says Pock-i-stahn.
“When Petraeus says Pock-i-stahn I have an uncontrollable urge to read the New Yorker and find some Chardonnay. Fortunately I have an old copy of NR and a Coors Light to snap me back to reality. Seriously though – no one in flyover country says Pock-i-stahn. It’s annoying.” (The Corner on National Review Online)
“Re Gen. Petraeus’s ostentatiously exotic pronunciation of Pakistan, one thing I like about Sarah Palin is the way she says ‘Eye-raq’.” (The Corner on National Review Online)
“Most overwrought pronunciation of the night: The academic way that Petraeus says ‘Pakistan,’ with a soft ‘a’ - reminscent of a 1980s ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch in which newscasters over-pronounced ‘Managua, Nicaragua.’” (Philadelphia Daily News)
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Conservatives Call Obama’s Correct Pronounciation Of Pakistan ‘Exotic’ And ‘Annoying’
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