Skip to comments.Ghoulish: White House Posts Obama Photos At Dover
Posted on 08/10/2011 6:33:30 AM PDT by blueyon
So Barack Obama made a no media allowed jaunt to Dover Air Force Base today. As if hed have bothered if his ratings werent in the tank.
Yet here, shamefully, from whitehouse.gov, are photos of Obama, including this one of Obama, calling it the Photo of the Day.
Can it get any more ghoulish?
Reuters Pictures White House Press members load onto a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Washington before flying to Dover Air Force Base with U.S. President Barack Obama, August 9, 2011. Thirty U.S. troops died in a similar CH-47 in Afghanistan last week when it was shot down. Obama flew to a Delaware air force base on Tuesday to honor the return of the remains of 30 U.S. troops killed when Taliban insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan.
U.S. President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware aboard Marine One, August 9, 2011. Obama flew to a Delaware air force base on Tuesday to honor the return of the remains of 30 U.S. troops killed when Taliban insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY)
Looks like a photo op to me...especially the shadow picture. That’ll probably be in his next book...”How I saved America”
THAT looks like a real half a*&ed salute!!
This POS never had a DI in his face making sure he got it right.
Not sure who posted the caption. The helicopter is an H-46, not an H-47.
That’s not a Chinook in the first picture.
Sometimes predictions should be posted ahead of time. Instead I will simply have to be content to call Mom and say “Remember what I said would happen when Obama was canceling plans yesterday?”
Obama is beyond transparent.
Reuters Pictures 12 hours ago
U.S. President Barack Obama salutes during a ceremony for the “dignified transfer” of U.S. and Afghan personnel who died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, August 9, 2011. Obama honored 30 U.S. soldiers killed in the crash as their remains returned home on Tuesday in a private ceremony from which the media were barred. Because of the catastrophic nature of the crash, the military has been unable to individually identify the remains of the victims, including those of Afghans. Pentagon officials said that meant U.S. military families could not give their consent to reporters to cover the repatriations, consent that is required under U.S. government policy.
Getty Images 12 hours ago
DOVER, DE - AUGUST 9: In this handout photo provided by the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama (R), in the process of saluting, participates in a ceremony at Dover Air Force Base August 9, 2011 in Dover, Delaware, The ceremony was for the dignified transfer of U.S. and Afghan personnel who died in Afghanistan on Aug. 6.
There, I fixed it. Could he look less like a Commander in Chief? He can barely get his elbow up, let alone salute properly. And he used this as a photo op? Disgraceful in every way.
He would’ve crapped his britches the first time a Marine DI got up close and personal. As if he could’ve even made it through Basic...
It looks more like a Sieg Heil! salute.
If the trip was “no media allowed”, one might wonder why all the camera gear was needed...
I would hazzard a guess that the White House didn’t call and ask “when” the plane was arriving, but called and told the air force what time they wanted it to arrive.
Reuters Pictures 20 hours ago
White House Press members load onto a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Washington before flying to Dover Air Force Base with U.S. President Barack Obama, August 9, 2011. Thirty U.S. troops died in a similar CH-47 in Afghanistan last week when it was shot down. Obama flew to a Delaware air force base on Tuesday to honor the return of the remains of 30 U.S. troops killed when Taliban insurgents shot down their helicopter in Afghanistan.
Thanks for the correction and correct ID.
I’m no helicopter expert but as I read the caption I was thinking that a Chinook should be just ‘wee-bit’ larger than the craft shown in that picture.
If my memory serves, the H-46 is also known as the Sea Knight?
Saluting or thumbing his nose???
Observe and remember next November, fellow warriors.
BO is in the presence of true heroes. America salutes and honors them!
That’s a Marine CH-46 (even shitt-ier aircraft) not a CH-47. Not that I expect the press to get it right.
President has staff photographers/video on the payroll.
I know a guy that was Nixon’s staff photographer.
I am sorry but I don’t agree.
I bet he had the proper ‘instruction’. I
would also bet that “O” intentionally hands out the BS salutes just to show his arrogant disrespect for the service....just like he refuses to hold his hand on his heart during the national anthem.
Is he actually wearing a suit and tie?!
Are staff photographers part of the “White House Press” referred to in the caption to one of the photos?
I think it was the “Reuters Photos” credits listed with the phots that threw me off. I have always considerd Reuters part of the ‘media’.
0bama has no shame
He wouldve crapped his britches the first time a Marine DI got up close and personal.
Note the extended vent on the Wee Wee's suit as he disembarked the helicopter.
You may have just hit the nail on the head, my FRiend.
This man is too disgusting to believe. George Bush would never have allowed that photo op in similar tragic circumstances.
I can only imagine what that Staff Sergeant is thinking.
I am glad this is happening.
The more Obama does to make the mainstream media mad between now and Nov 2012, the better.
That Mo&)*&& F&)))&^^%* made a photo op off our dead men?!!!
Idiot journalists...but then, I repeat myself.
And the tie isn’t purple this time, either!!!
There’s just something about this story...I mean really, the same team that got bin Laden? And we can’t know their names? And the Pres. is now smirking over their dead bodies??????
Obama is a disgrace-—to our servicemen and women, to our flag, to his office, and to America.
He soiled DAFB with his very presence.
Someday, I’ll tell you how I really feel.
That's a CH-46.
Yet more evidence that Obama is a psychopath who uses anyone, to include KIA Navy SEALs, to whatever advantage he can. What’s strange in all of this is how the communists in the media made a big deal about THE DIRE NEED to publish photos of flag draped coffins when Bush was President to drive a message that the Troops were dead. However, since King Sh!t is now in the Oval Office, I have yet to see the same need to publish photos of our KIA warriors because images of flag draped coffins would only serve to damage Obama’s popularity with voters. F the media, and F Obama. Deceased American Troops are used by democrats to serve the damn democrat agenda of the day.
Joe Biden Opens His Mouth About US Navy SEALs
Telegraph.co.uk ^ | May 4th, 2011 | Toby Harnden
But heres what the legendarily verbose and loose-lipped Vice President Joe Biden said at a dinner at Washingtons Ritz Carlton Hotel last night to mark the 50th anniversary of the Atlantic Council:
Let me briefly acknowledge tonights distinguished honorees. Admiral James Stavridis is a, is the real deal. He can tell you more about and understands the incredible, the phenomenal, the just almost unbelievable capacity of his Navy SEALs and what they did last Sunday.
Folks, Id be remiss also if I didnt say an extra word about the incredible events, extraordinary events of this past Sunday. As Vice President of the United States, as an American, I was in absolute awe of the capacity and dedication of the entire team, both the intelligence community, the CIA, the SEALs. It just was extraordinary.
PERSONAL POLITICAL GAIN BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE... EVEN THE BODIES OF OUR FINEST PATRIOTS.
Are there words vile enough to describe the POS occupying our WH?
I don’t want them shown now but weren’t flag drapped coffins shown when Bush was president?
Yes, because the media used images of dead American Troops to shape opinion against President Bush and the war effort. However, now that their whiny little b!tch is in the Presidential chair, they dropped regular photos and broadcasts of the deceased being flown in at Dover. This nation’s media is something that Stalin and Goebbels could only dream of.
Nope, because the psychopath manages to hit a new low on a daily basis. Words escape me when I think of the possibility of him being reelected
Wait, what? “same team”?
Boy!!!That photo betrays ALL of his contempt.....
He was standing near the coffins?
Ah yes, here it is:
that handout photo makes o appear to give the heil hitler salute.
IT IS ALWAYS ABOUT HIM AND ONLY HIM, FIRS, LAST AND ALWAYS HIM.
IT IS ALWAYS ABOUT HIM AND ONLY HIM, FIRS, LAST AND ALWAYS HIM.
I am ready to puke.
I heard yesterday that 16 (or 19) families requested this be a no media event. Is that why the WH had to bring their own their own posse for the photo-op?
I found this one disconcerting
Sure looks like one to me.
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