Skip to comments.Obama compares murdered Americans in Libya to his Las Vegas campaign volunteers (Flashback 2012)
Posted on 05/04/2014 10:40:15 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
President Barack Obama compared his campaign volunteers to the American officials killed in Libya, saying that 'like them, you guys are Americans who sense that we can do better than were doing'.
Obama's remarks came during a meeting with volunteer leaders in Las Vegas. 'And obviously [our] hearts are broken for the families but I wanted to encourage those folks at the State Department that they were making a difference,' he said, according to a pool report.
'The sacrifices that our troops and our diplomats make are obviously very different from the challenges that we face here domestically but, like them, you guys are Americans who sense that we can do better than were doing .Im just really proud of you.'
Obama also described how he had reminded State Department diplomats in Washington that 'as difficult as change is' they had to be resolute and they had to be realistic about 'how hard change is' - language that was uncomfortably close to an Obama campaign slogan.
He told the Las Vegas volunteers: 'I had a chance to go to the State Department to comfort some of the friends and co-workers of the the folks who had fallen and I reminded them that as hard as things are sometimes, as difficult as change is that if were resolute, if we dont give up, if we dont give in, if we dont become cynical, if we continue to be realistic about how hard change is but also keep in our hearts that sense of idealism and sense of purpose then over time good things happen.'
On the campaign trail, Obama often states that 'change is hard'. In a video to activists at the progressive Netroots Nation in June, he said that 'change is hard, but we've seen it's possible'. . .
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Obama in Kenyanese means “Jaw Flapper”.
WHERE was our Dictator was during the event?
WHY did he choose to do nothing and let our people be slaughtered
WHO is involved the conspiracy to silence and intimidate the survivors
WHAT kind of illegal arms trafficking they were involved in that provoked the attack in the first place.
Then there is the matter of the guy they still have in prison for posting an anti-raghead video on YouTube
Now do you see why he’s only supposed to read off of the teleprompter?!