Skip to comments.NBC CHICAGO: Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following Shooting
Posted on 11/06/2009 7:11:53 AM PST by FourPeas
Getty Images President Obama didn't wait long after Tuesday's devastating elections to give critics another reason to question his leadership, but this time the subject matter was more grim than a pair of governorships.
After news broke out of the shooting at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, the nation watched in horror as the toll of dead and injured climbed. The White House was notified immediately and by late afternoon, word went out that the president would speak about the incident prior to a previously scheduled appearance. At about 5 p.m., cable stations went to the president. The situation called for not only his trademark eloquence, but also grace and perspective.
But instead of a somber chief executive offering reassuring words and expressions of sympathy and compassion, viewers saw a wildly disconnected and inappropriately light president making introductory remarks. At the event, a Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian affairs, the president thanked various staffers and offered a "shout-out" to "Dr. Joe Medicine Crow -- that Congressional Medal of Honor winner." Three minutes in, the president spoke about the shooting, in measured and appropriate terms. Who is advising him?
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcchicago.com ...
Well, stating the obvious about Obama was previously a no-no.
I keep thinking about that line that the charismatic alien leader gave to the reporter in ABC’s “V”.....’just make sure not to ask any questions that would paint us in a negative light’.
its’ so obvious even the left can’t dismiss it at this point...
I felt less awful about the shout out when I saw Medal of Honor- then looked at your post, and sure enough, Obama gave this guy the Medal of Freedom in August.
bump for later
You know, I don’t think he cares. Were he a proud American it *would* matter, but to Pres Obama the only thing that matters is himself.
that question about “who is advising him” was not rhetorical...they know damn well and there’s no love lost between the Chicago media and the Jarrett-Axlerod-Emanuel team of liars and manipulators....
Maybe the media will dig deep and find a pair after all...
We have ALREADY seen this edict implimented ie: FOX NEWS.
Have you noticed today the unusal amout of stories about how conservs are “crazy” or need to get more media acceptable “cull the nuts”. I guess the elitists have figured out the natives are organizing and they know their days as mouthpiece for the elitist are numbered.
I certainly don’t think we should allow them to get this propaganda program to national thinking.
I think they plan on him being president for life.
notice how long it too the MSM and the WH to disclose the name of the shooter.
Notice how long it is taking to firmly establish this is a one person deal.
how many people can in contact with this shrink? how many soldiers were compromised?
I'm glad this was broadcast live. Let's hope that the rest of the electorate starts to see what has been clear to us since the beginning: this guy hates our country, he despises its institutions, and simply does not mean well by us.
He should have remembered this: http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2009/08/12/obamapresaward2.jpg
The man is simply a complete and utter fool.
I know--this sounds awfully pessimistic. But I ALWAYS hope for the best--but prepare for the worst--and then PRAY (LIKE HECK) against it!
Not to detract from his accomplishments, but he is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Bronze Star Medal, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Légion dhonneur. NOT the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Any real news organization would know the difference.
Hey bigbob....the Ditherer-in-Chief (DIC) referred to him as a CMOH "winner."
However, the "real news organizations" have done nothing to point out the DIC speaking "stupidly."
They’d like that sure, but they do know it’s not going to happen.
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