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Obama is a pygmy compared with the wartime leader Roosevelt
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 5 June 2014 | MAX HASTINGS

Posted on 06/05/2014 5:23:56 PM PDT by kingattax

Of course it is a challenge for any modern national leader, to stand tomorrow on the beaches of Normandy and recall the greatest days and martial triumphs of World War II.

The comparison is obvious and embarrassing, between the giants and the pygmies: Churchill and Cameron, Hollande and de Gaulle, above all Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama.

This week, however, at the D-Day Commemoration, America’s representative will be a man who has disappointed his nation and its allies as have few presidents in modern times.

In 2014, at least Britain’s prime minister and France’s president must bear responsibility only for their own countries.

But the President of the United States is the standard-bearer for the global cause of freedom, commander-in-chief of the principal might of the forces of democracy

This week, however, at the D-Day Commemoration, America’s representative will be a man who has disappointed his nation and its allies as have few presidents in modern times.

From the moment of his first inauguration in January 2009, he was expected to be a healer rather than a warrior. But nobody, not even his foremost Republican foes, believed that halfway through his second term of office, Obama would be giving the world a convincing impersonation of a marshmallow.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dday; normandy
obozo isn't worthy to tie the boot of even one of the young, brave American soldiers who hit the beach at Normandy on D-Day.

there is no word in the English language to really describe what a lowlife piece of guano i think that obozo really is.

1 posted on 06/05/2014 5:23:56 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Of course he is...a pygmy when compared to Roosevelt,when compared to Truman and he was too small to even be seen when compared to Churchill.Maybe *that’s* why he has such a special contempt for Sir Winston.


2 posted on 06/05/2014 5:31:25 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: kingattax

Well actually if you read the war record of FDR you might .....


3 posted on 06/05/2014 5:32:56 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: kingattax

obozo isn’t worthy to tie the boot of even one of the young, brave American soldiers who hit the beach at Normandy on D-Day.


Obama is lower than the snail crap that those brave men stepped in when they were taking the beachheads.


4 posted on 06/05/2014 5:34:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Mears

bfl


5 posted on 06/05/2014 5:35:09 PM PDT by Mears
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To: kingattax

The succession of Democrat presidents is like the March of Progress in reverse, with Thomas Jefferson striding tall and proud at the beginning and Bill and Barry capering around at the present.


6 posted on 06/05/2014 5:38:07 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: kingattax
Obama is a pygmy compared with FDR or even with Gomer Pyle, USMC. Comparing the two is even appropriate, since Gomer was fictional, and so was the Obama image polished and presented to voters (plus a significant number of Obama voters were fictional or at least dead). Gomer was a kind, honest, considerate, loyal, patriotic giant - exactly the opposite of the occupant of our White House. Gomer treated Sergeant Carter like an equal, much to the sergeant's dismay. Obama? He treats Marines as stage props, not even as human beings.


7 posted on 06/05/2014 5:44:47 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: kingattax
"Pygmy?"

Isn't that racist?

8 posted on 06/05/2014 5:49:37 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: kingattax

“Obama is a pygmy compared with the wartime leader Roosevelt”

Are you kidding me? That’s an insult to pygmy’s everywhere.


9 posted on 06/05/2014 5:54:31 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: kingattax

Well, actually, I’m not a big fan of FDR. He absolutely LOVED Uncle Joe Stalin, and gave him everything he wanted, including Eastern Europe.

We could have defeated Hitler without letting Stalin take everything instead.


10 posted on 06/05/2014 5:59:18 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kingattax
"Obama is a pygmy...."

Why not just go ahead and call him a monkey?

11 posted on 06/05/2014 6:06:42 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: kingattax

He shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near this commemoration. He is a disgrace.


12 posted on 06/05/2014 6:08:46 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Cicero

See my tagline for a long article on the New Deal (”The Revolution Was”). Everything FDR did, Obama is doing the same thing to complete the socialist agenda.


13 posted on 06/05/2014 6:14:07 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: 21twelve

I agree with you. And you can trace it back further, to Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.

How the Second World War went wrong—no fault of the troops who fought it—is laid out pretty clearly in Evelyn Waugh’s “Sword of Honour” trilogy.


14 posted on 06/05/2014 6:19:25 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: kingattax
Obama does have many things in common with Roosevelt however.

Bother are/were pompous asses.

Both are racist.

Both think/thought that they/the government know better than anybody how your money should be spent

Both will gladly trample over the law and the Constitution to do whatever they want to do.

15 posted on 06/05/2014 6:23:53 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Cicero

Theodore and Woodrow: How Two American Presidents Destroyed Constitutional Freedom


16 posted on 06/05/2014 6:25:07 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: kingattax

I call him the Worm. It seems to fit him well - partially Grima Wormtongue, partially no spine, partially blindly questing for relevance, and a pun on some FReeper’s habit of calling him the Won.

It is a bit of an unfair name. Worms are actually useful in real life


17 posted on 06/05/2014 6:25:19 PM PDT by EC1
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To: Cicero

By the time Allied troops landed at Normandy there were 10 million Red Army soldiers cutting through the best of what was left the Wermacht as the Eastern front collapsed upon the Reich...cold hard fact...I doubt we could have had our way with the Nazis short of nuclear attack on German cities...


18 posted on 06/05/2014 6:26:54 PM PDT by massatoosits
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To: Cicero

Roosevelt should have been declared unfit for office before the elections of 1944.


19 posted on 06/05/2014 6:28:12 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: kingattax

Obunghole is a pygmy compared to a pygmy.


20 posted on 06/05/2014 6:35:27 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: miss marmelstein

not within a country mile


21 posted on 06/05/2014 6:39:38 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Cicero

“We could have defeated Hitler without letting Stalin take everything instead.”

That wasn’t the plan. :)


22 posted on 06/05/2014 6:40:08 PM PDT by dljordan (WhoVoltaire: "To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.")
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To: kingattax

Obama is a pygmy compared to James Buchanan.


23 posted on 06/05/2014 6:54:40 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Gay State Conservative

OMG, a pygmy is also African. Liberals reading this will say, hey, it’s racist to call Obama a pygmy.. Just saying.........


24 posted on 06/05/2014 7:03:26 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: kingattax

FDR is the pigmy...Obama is the nats ass on the pigmy former president, FDR.


25 posted on 06/05/2014 7:39:17 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: Paladin2
"Why not just go ahead and call him a monkey? "

Someone called him a monkey with a hand grenade.

26 posted on 06/05/2014 8:39:22 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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