Skip to comments.BUSH AND OBAMA...CAN YOU SEE THE DIFFERENCE...Revealing
Posted on 05/19/2011 11:04:54 AM PDT by no gnu taxes
George W. Bush speech after capture of Saddam:
"The success of yesterday's mission is a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq .
The operation was based on the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the
dictator's footprints in a vast country. The operation was carried out with skill and precision by
a brave fighting force. Our servicemen and women and our coalition allies have faced many
dangers in the hunt for members of the fallen regime, and in their effort to bring hope and
freedom to the Iraqi people. Their work continues, and so do the risks. Today, on behalf of the
nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate 'em."
Barack Obama speech after killing of bin Laden:
"And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the
killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority of our war against al Qaeda, even as we continued
our broader efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat his network.
Then, last August, after years of painstaking work by our intelligence community, I was briefed on
a possible lead to bin Laden. It was far from certain, and it took many months to run this thread
to ground. I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information
about the possibility that we had located bin Laden hiding within a compound deep inside of
Pakistan. And finally, last week, I determined that we had enough intelligence to take action, and
I authorized an operation to get Osama bin Laden and bring him to justice.Today, at my direction,
the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad , Pakistan."
I hope this bastard enjoys his accolades now, because he’s going straight to hell...
The fist quote was made by a Man that is full of Humility and Grace, who possesses the qualities of a Leader and the wisdom to recognize his place in the world and God’s eyes.
The second quote was made by a narcissistic little Marxist bastard.
Did anyone bother to count the number of time Zer0 used the pronoun I?
I went to a public school and I can’t count that high! lol
You need to go back and “BOLD” these two items:
“my national security team”
and “at MY direction”
The “O”s favorite song is ME ME ME ME ME ...I I I I I
There is a story about Eisenhower, regarding D-Day...apparently he had written a speech and put it in his pocket that was to be used if D-day failed...he essentially stated that, the US armed forces performed their duties flawlessly but were unsuccessful, blame to be place on him for not choosing the right moment....real leadership.
It wasn’t President Bush who initially announced the capture of Saddam, he left it to Paul Bremmer to do it, who didn’t feel the need to indulge in soaring rhetoric. First words were ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, we got him’. Obama couldn’t even be that straightforward with the news, first he had to indulge in soaring rhetoric.
Obama, as the effeminate “Cheer Captain” of the Cheerleading squad gets to partake in the win of the football team because he wears their colors and is ‘part of the team’. Go ask the football players how he helped.
The other was the speech he gave a few days later to a women's club in London. I don't have the text, but it was to the effect that the lot of someone whose reputation was built on lives sacrificed by his countrymen must be humilty, and it went on like that. The next day the Times of London printed it and beside it printed the Gettysburg Address, to which it compared somewhat favorably.
Ike's modesty was in sharp contrast to MacAuthur. Even though he was the CinC Pacific, he was not told about the atomic bomb until after it was dropped. In fact, the 509th Composite Bombardment Group was explicitly not under his command. Immediately after the bombing of Hiroshima, General Marshal sent MacAuthur a telegram ordering him NOT to make any statements about Hiroshima. What. So. Ever.
MacArthur rightfully declared that he had lost fewer men retaking the entire Pacific than Eisenhower had lost in taking Anzio beachhead. MacArthur learned from his mistakes as well. After the bloody debacle on Tarawa, MacArthur rethought the entire strategy of retaking the Pacific island by island and learned to bypass most of them. The Japanese were still occupying Wake Island, for instance, when the war ended, but too busy starving to death to have any effect behind American lines.
Eisenhower was overly concerned with allied feelings. He fired Patton mainly because he had too big of an ego to get along with Montgomery.
Before Patton, the American army couldn't get much past the D-Day beaches for over two long months. Once Patton came back, the American army broke out of the hedgerow country, liberated Paris and were crossing the German border before Ike ordered him to halt so the second string could catch up. By the time they did so, the Nazis launched the Ardennes offensive which Patton's army again played the key role in ending.
MacArthur and Patton had way more leadership ability than Ike. Ike was likable (unlike Obozo) but not great at picking the people to work under him. The same pattern repeated during his presidency. Only one solitary cabinet member managed to stay scandal free and serve the full eight years under Eisenhower.
Yes, Ike had class and humility, more than either Patton or MacArthur. But, as the old saying goes, it ain't bragging when you turn in the performance to match your mouth. Both Patton and MacArthur did.
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