Skip to comments.Liz Cheney Criticizes Obama for using Fallen Troops as a Photo Op
Posted on 10/30/2009 4:05:12 PM PDT by Starman417
Rather than give the troops the reinforcements they need, Obama instead uses the dead for a photo op! What an ASS!
Obama's one and only trip to the Dover Delaware Air Force Base which is the gateway for the bodies of all the nation's war dead was a photo op that almost didn't happen. 17 out of the 18 families refused their permission for the news media to cover this event. Instead of a row of coffins coming back from Afghanistan, Obama got to use only one as a prop.
Readers may recall that President Bush met privately on numerous occasions with families of our fallen but he NEVER ONCE took news media cameras and pool reporters along.
Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney thought Obama's conduct was a bit odd. Here's a brief interview she gave to John Gibson on Fox News Radio:
[VIDEO AT SITE]
LIZ CHENEY:"I think that what President Bush used to do is do it without the cameras. And I don't understand sort of showing up with the White House Press Pool with photographers and asking family members if you can take pictures. That's really hard for me to get my head around...It was a surprising way for the president to choose to do this."
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net
Barack Obama represents the lowest point I hope we ever fall to in the politics of the United States of America.
Absolute hypocrisy, absolutely synthetic from head to toe,
and I hope everyone who elected him eventually sees just a little of what it is they elected, and I hope it becomes a growing experience for all of them, and a “teachable moment”.
Barry should be thankful that one family allowed a photo to be taken or this grand photo op would not have happened.
The other families said ‘No.’
The man is shameless
Now we know why the chickensh-t CIC changed the policy on photographing KIA.
That just reminds me of Klinton stacking those rocks on Omaha Beach. What a jerk.
Of course...never waste a crisis. He salutes the one’s he allowed killed over his indecision over the war.
He is a worthless bastard drunk on power, fame, and money.
When he refused to visit the wounded in Germany that time because he couldn’t take in photogs for a photo shoot should have told anyone anything they needed to know about this sefl centered jack a** that calls himself the CIC.
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