I didn’t do any research to verify this quote but it’s terrific even if it wasn’t said by Jean Cocteau. From a rather optimistic article by J.R. Dunn at American Thinker titled, “The ObamaCare Black Hole“:
By J.R. Dunn
The French avant gardist and filmmaker Jean Cocteau once said, “Stupidity is always astonishing, no matter how many times you encounter it.” Obama’s Mideast debacle can serve as an illustration. It doesn’t matter what the goal may have been or what anybody involved had in mind. Not only did it not happen that way, there was no possibility that it was ever going to happen that way. The man who gave his first public speech as president in Cairo now doesn’t dare appear within 500 miles of the place.