Make no mistake about it, this is nothing short of damage control from the White House. His image is taking a beating in the court of public opinion and on the op-ed pages of the thinking class of media. He’s coming out here “all fired up – ready to go!” – which is a stark contrast to his first appearance after the thwarted Christmas Day attack.
In his first televised remarks, Obama looked and sounded like a common, wooden D.A. announcing the capture of a wife killer. Los Angeles D.A. Gil Garcetti showed more fire when he announced that OJ was “now a fugitive from justice” a lifetime ago as prelude to the trial of the century – ah… last century.
The trio of stoogie image handlers in the White House (Iranian born Jarrett – hey, did you know that? – Axelrod and Emanual) have apparently figured out that they can no longer rest on their laurels and expect the “media” to glow, gush and gloss over (Man! I love alliteration!) every thing TheOne says or does. I guess they realized that the honeymoon is about over. Even without the benefit of an unbiased media, polls indicate that Americans are starting to figure out that this administration is short on conviction, character and common sense (! yippeee, there, I did it again!)
So he comes out in front of the cameras, looking all presidential, with fake disgust and anger and tells us that his administration finally bears responsibility for SOMEthing. The main SOMEthng is that he will still not smarten-up and keep Gitmo open.
Seriously, he can prostrate himself to a world full of dictators, but to the American people, he can only do it just so much…
How safe were we during the 8 years of the Bush administration? How many terror attacks occurred in those 8 years? I don’t know – and try googling that and you get an entire page of anti-Bush results – but I’m sure it was less than we’ve seen in the last 12 months. There were certainly no Army officers shooting up fellow unarmed soldiers during the Bush years.
It’s not necessarily the system that’s failed. Or at least not entirely. We have leadership that has failed. Obama has circled the globe apologizing for us and genuflecting to third rate leaders. How does anyone expect our enemies to view us as anything other than weak and confused? As the NYPost article states, Obama can’t even name the enemy. An “isolated extremist,” he called him. I think that Ft.Hood taught only the rest of us how dangerous political correctness is. The morons in charge still don’t get it.
How many times do these barbarians have to declare war on us before the dummies in charge figure it out? The majority of the American people know who the enemy is and what their end game is: radical Islam who have repeatedly called for our deaths.
Whether it’s an unsuccessful attempt or a horrific success, makes no difference to me. His intent was to kill at least 300 people. Thank God, it didn’t work, but regardless it was his intent. This young man should be wrung for all the information we can get from him and then put to death, just like any other enemy soldier. Instead, we are cavalierly going to give him the rights of an American citizen and imprison him like an ordinary criminal.
Ask those Americans on board that plane on Christmas day how cavalier they feel about this.
Pete Hoekstra asked a very relevant question this morning: Why is this president who is “out front” on every other issue (remember the insulation is sexy speech?) silent on anything that is terror related? Why does he have something to say immediately when he thinks cops “act stupidly” but when an Islamofacist tries to blow up a plane, he has nothing to say?
Napolitano (I apologize to all of America, she came from Arizona) says “the system worked” …. after he was caught.
*Insert raised eyebrows and a pregnant pause here*
Janet, you big dummy! Of course the system worked – after a brave, guy from Amsterdam saved the day and a couple hundred lives. Then the system worked because the bomber was treated like a criminal, read his rights and lawyer-ed up!
This guy is not a criminal! He’s a soldier who is at war with us like any other radical Muslim. When are you dummies in government going to figure this out?
These dickheads want to kill us! Do you get it, Janet? When you finally do get it Janet, I hope it’s not too late.
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