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Posted on 09/22/2009 4:21:05 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
This Washington Post story captures the stark divide over Afghanistan, with a unified military command on the one side including McChrystal, Mullen, and Petraeus and a president who is not sure he wants to follow through on "the counterinsurgency strategy he set in motion six months ago" on the other.
There's this anonymous quote from one observer: "He can send more troops and it will be a disaster and he will destroy the Democratic party.
Or he can send no more troops and it will be a disaster and the Republicans will say he lost the war."
Isn't this extraordinary? Obama will roil the Democratic party by sending more troops to fight the war that Democrats have said for years is the "necessary war" (in Obama's words), the central war in the fight against terror, etc., etc.
It's hard to imagine a starker demonstration of bad faith on an important issue of national security.
(Excerpt) Read more at corner.nationalreview.com ...
All right, it's established what's bad for the Democratic Party. Now how about considering what's best for the country?
How does one kill the undead?
poor troops. Prayers up for them and their families.
Obama’s mission is well on it’s way. It ain’t about Democrats and weak assed Republicans.
It’s only a matter of time before the Jean Garafalo types begin saying that McChrystal intentionally lost the war in order to make Obama look bad because some people can’t deal with a black man in the White House.
Cutting off the head, or destroying the brain...
Doesn’t matter, they will still be able to vote.......
Clearly McChrystal, Mullen, and Petraeus are racist!
The only thing that needs considered is neither Democrat or Republican, it is the very real liklihood that the Talinam and Al Qaeda will take Afghanistan back over and quite possibly, a nuclear Pakistan as well.
Do we really want nukes in the hands of Al Qaeda and the Taliban?
No, he’ll give up the public option for further regulation of health later and pull the troops for the DNC.
Pulling the troops is a global embarrassment to America and would be a bigger victory for the left knowing they have opened the door to more health care regulations.
As Obama should have learned from Marx at Columbia and Harvard: "History repeats itself, the second time around as farce."
There are useful idiots.
There are smug Harvard liberals.
And then there are really useful idiots who are also smug liberals from Harvard.
Rock Obama Hard place
you weren't serious were you -- Obama makes only one type decisions, what is best for Obama.
Every Democratic politician since Lyndon Baines Johnson has had this fear.
It was like a hurricane hitting New Orleans. They kind of hoped it wouldn’t happen. but it is funny how fate works. Any fool in our political system might think they could be a great President. Just like any Junior High football star thinks he could play in the NFL. Try catching a punt on a Sunday afternoon a bunch of 300 pound monsters bearing down on you quick. Or being a quarterback trying to read the Pittsburgh defense. It takes a special kind of a person. Not everyone can do. and many very GOOD football players never make. It is like that with being President. you have to have courage and conviction.
It is pretty clear. Barack Obama was never ready to be President.
We can wish.
But more likely, he’ll destroy the prosperity in this country for decades to come and embed Democrat operatives throughout the Federal Government.
Say Whaa? What's that? "It's all Politics." . (One of my favorite lines.) . Anyway, the agenda is to destroy America and Capitalism and Sovereignty and the Economy and the Military as quickly as possible. The New World Order, don'tcha know. Also, Obama's going to be the head of the UN and then the world. The US? Say whaa? He's looking at Life after America. Remember the book he was carrying around during the election. . .
How does one kill the undead?
Will you be a man of your word. Or will "You Lie"?
Yet they undeed somehow vote Democrat. Make sure you chop of their hands.
This is going to be like Vietnam. I pray for our troops. Nobody wants to die because of a dumb ass politician and his stupid policy. If they are not going to be supported with the resources that have been been requested by the generals, then those same generals should put the troops first and not send these under staffed and under supplied troops into harms way. I was in Vietnam during the draw down in 1972. Nobody wanted to be the last one to die there. Field operations came to a stand still where I was.
I would like to win the war. Not just because losing would make the USA even weaker but for the sake of the Afghans that have done the right thing and the little girls in the schools learning to read.
Its tough being a leader when you lack any moral compass. Every choice made is for expediency. He created this stew himself. Good luck Zero.
Liberalism always sounds good when put into words-when put into action, we have a history to observe, it always fails.
Odumbo and the word character will never be associated.
I truly believe Odumbo thinks he is speaking to shoeless Kenyans who haven’t neither functioning brains, education nor memory.
And he expects the fringe media to cover for him.
It’s really hard not to think that there isn’t a greater power at play here really working hard to make the Dems paint themselves into a corner at every turn! Evil can be defeated and will be.
Article excerpt - “Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton yesterday said Obama is getting “the exact opposite” advice from McChrystal than from other counterinsurgency experts.”
..... Just lovely. Obama himself just recently appointed McChrystal to implement a new Afghan strategy on the grounds that the existing plan was somehow wanting. Now, a mere few months later, it is being not so very delicately implied that McChrystal is some sort of military clown who doesn’t just get it.
There is definitely a clown involved in this political circus, but it is NOT McChrystal. The current occupant of the White House strikes me as nothing less than an amalgam of the worst possible features of Gore, Carter, and Kerry: clueless, irrational, and insufferably arrogant.
“He can send more troops and it will be a disaster and he will destroy the Democratic party. Or he can send no more troops and it will be a disaster and the Republicans will say he lost the war.”
Perhaps he should follow the advice of ACORN and Code Pink. They seem like such nice and enlightened people. They both have always been held in such high esteem by the Democratic party, especially when they were making life difficult for George W. Bush and the Republicans.
Oh, a person could argue that destroying—parties and the country and the economy and our military and our history—is just the beginning.
>>> Clearly McChrystal, Mullen, and Petraeus are racist! <<<<
If we had a Muslim jirga (tribal assembly of elders) running the Pentagon, we wouldn’t be having these problems.
Its only a matter of time before the Jean Garafalo types..
Okay, don’t get me going about that nasty lib! I’ve already determined to not watch 24 this season because of that witch!
Obama WILL SEND TROOPS in the end, but he will reduce the number of troops.
The Dems can’t save him if he pisses of the Independent voters.
He cannot “Campaign” his way out of this one, a DECISION IS REQUIRED.
If he Says NO.....his YOU LIE label sticks like Superglue.
I was in Vietnam during the draw down in 1972.
God bless you fellow Nam’er. I left in 71. Ankhe, Duc Pho, Quang Tri and Chu Lai. It was pure politics that claimed 58,000 lives and our troops in Afghanistan don’t need a repeat of that farce.
Looks like from where Zero is standing it’s damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t. That much pleases me but I worry about the troops and the country. We all will ultimately pay the price regardless.
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Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment
We can only hope that he does just that.
He wouldn't have made it out of Marine boot camp.
Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)
LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)
Obama finally gets a real job and he’s learning how to do it. Unfortunately for all of us, his first real job is the presidency.
These are the usual suspects. The State Department Pro-Arab Marxists who have been working against American interests for 60 years. They want to see America defeated and humiliated and will work tirelessly with the Democrat Party and the New York Times to make it so.