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Robert Gibbs Faces Questions on Whether Obama Will Credit President Bush for Success in Iraq Video
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 31, 2010 | Brian

Posted on 08/31/2010 11:53:39 AM PDT by Federalist Patriot

Here is video of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs facing repeated questions today about whether President Obama will give credit to former President George W. Bush for the Surge Strategy that brought about victory in Iraq. Gibbs did everything he could to avoid answering the question. His response was to essentially say that Obama knew all along that putting additional troops in Iraq would improve the security situation there.

That, of course, is simply not true. Instead, President Obama opposed the Surge Strategy, and even said he thought it would not only not help, but would probably make things worse......

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: bush; robertgibbs

1 posted on 08/31/2010 11:53:44 AM PDT by Federalist Patriot
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To: ken5050

ping


2 posted on 08/31/2010 11:55:18 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Federalist Patriot

Is that a rhetorical question?


3 posted on 08/31/2010 11:57:15 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Federalist Patriot

"First I do my Baghdad Bob impersonation, then I go
into my Vinnie Barbarino act. Who? What? Where?"

4 posted on 08/31/2010 11:57:46 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Federalist Patriot

Of course, Obama will not give George Bush any credit...for this or anything else. It would require some class, which the Gangsta-in-Chief does not have.


5 posted on 08/31/2010 12:00:11 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Federalist Patriot
Gibbs did everything he could to avoid answering the question.
That was with CNN. I watched him do the exact same thing with Fox this morning, and Gretchen Carlson made him look downright stupid.
Give me two minutes alone with this schmuck and I'd knock that sh*t eating grin off his face.
6 posted on 08/31/2010 12:01:23 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Federalist Patriot
This has been around all day (not complaining) and it provides an interesting lesson -- If your goal is to be a diplomatic, bipartisan, country unifying president, what could be simpler? Announce the removal of troops, and throw a little tip of that hat to another American president, for any and all accomplishments that were achieved prior to your own term in office.

What could be easier?

If Obama doesn't do this tonight -- after all the ruckus about the possibility? -- then that is amazingly crass. Amazingly.

7 posted on 08/31/2010 12:01:23 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy

To borrow an oft-used phrase here, Obama “inherited” the win in Iraq.

That’s only fair, right?


8 posted on 08/31/2010 12:05:52 PM PDT by NOVACPA
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To: oh8eleven

I saw that too, just before leaving the house this morning. Got my day off to a great start!


9 posted on 08/31/2010 12:07:16 PM PDT by cld51860
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To: cld51860
Gretchen had steam coming out of her ears!
I'll bet she could have kicked his butt in less than the two minutes I asked for. LOL ...
10 posted on 08/31/2010 12:14:54 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Federalist Patriot

WOW! It does not matter if you are for or against the war in Iraq. This should disturb anyone with half a brain.

What the issue here is the exact same questions and answers verbatim from multiple networks. Looks like Fox News, CBS and NBC to me. This video is more proof of a State run media. What a sad state our nation is in when the watch dog (Media) has become a lap dog for the government.


11 posted on 08/31/2010 12:16:38 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: ClearCase_guy

But if he did that, he can kiss his 24% “strongly approve” base good bye.


12 posted on 08/31/2010 12:18:15 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: oh8eleven

Yes she did! LOL And deservedly so. He is such a dope.


13 posted on 08/31/2010 12:18:22 PM PDT by cld51860
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To: ClearCase_guy
Two problem with that...1. Obama is never wrong. 2. If he ever is wrong, he'll never publicly admit it.
14 posted on 08/31/2010 12:21:56 PM PDT by JPG (How much taxpayer $ did Mookie blow today?)
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To: Federalist Patriot

What political accomadation did Obamalamadingdong make that solved anything.

Did he bow?

Must have been something secret, because I haven’t seen a damned thing that he did.


15 posted on 08/31/2010 12:44:14 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: ClearCase_guy

For a normal human being it would be an easy thing to do, a natural thing.

But for someone with narrcisstic personality disorder, it is difficult if not impossible.


16 posted on 08/31/2010 12:45:53 PM PDT by dashing doofus (Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber)
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To: Federalist Patriot

I wonder how much Hussein will LIE about his conversation with Bush, knowing full well that Bush would NOT rat on him!!!


17 posted on 08/31/2010 12:48:57 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Pessimist
But if he did that, he can kiss his 24% “strongly approve” base good bye.
That's EXACTLY what I was thinking. And not to mention... he's got to face his ultra-commie-leftist-America-hating-military-hating-Bush-hating wife at the dinner table.

ultra-ultra-ultra-ultra-ultra-commie

18 posted on 08/31/2010 12:52:47 PM PDT by samtheman
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