Skip to comments.Obama's cheap 'shot': These men died with honor, but the president dishonors their memories
Posted on 08/14/2011 5:39:36 AM PDT by lowbridge
Thirty American troops came home to Dover Air Force Base last week.
They died when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan by Taliban with rocket-propelled grenades. Many were members of SEAL Team Six, the fabled special operations unit that flew stealth choppers into Pakistan after Osama bin Laden, putting the old monster down in a pile of his porno tapes.
Nineteen of the 30 families asked for no media coverage of the ceremony at Dover that request for privacy was, of course, honored.
By everyone, that is, except Barack Obama.
He slipped in a personal photographer, who snapped a dramatic photo of the president saluting in silhouette.
This was not an item for the private Obama scrapbook, to go beside a copy of the Standard & Poors letter downgrading Americas credit rating. The White House pushed it to every major media outlet, and made it Photo of the Day on its official website
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Is he saluting the fallen American servicemen or the Muslim scum who killed them ?
Why yes, it does look like Obama is thumbing his nose. Would the master of the middle finger salute stoop so low?
Just noticed the gentleman at the far left. Hes covered but is not offering a salute.
That guy must be O’s chauffeur.
I would have delayed the announcement until some date when the harvesting of the info is complete and only remarked that OBL was killed in a raid and showed off pics of his dead carcass.
I think we squandered an opportunity to take advantage of the intel taken from OBL’s compound.
> The only thing that was going to be said about who killed OBL was supposed to be this: it was done by a Special Ops unit, nothing else was to be said.
Put this bum in Khost with a beanbag gun.
You beat me to it. In addition, the American people were denied the viewing of Osama Bin Ladens body or the so called ceremony at sea. We didn't get the chance to see the justice done, but he couldn't wait to go meet our Seal Team bodies in order to salute who? He makes me sick!
Most likely. He surely had a choice of photos to select from-and this is what he picked. No coincidences.
...and could make an attempt at delivering a reasonable one out of politeness and duty even with his arms full of a liberal-reporter-killing-canine-machine...
In looking at salutes, though, I find that Obastard salutes most like Good Old Cow-Taint Face himself:
Or some other third world dictator:
“That ain’t no salute ... it’s a read-between-the-lines hand signal.”
You have a point.
A difference between the military hand salutes of the U.S. military and the Russian military hand is that the former touches the brim of the cover and the latter approaches but doesnt touch the right temple.
The alleged photographer shown getting aboard the helo for the trip to Dover was carrying a camera capable of capturing any proper hand salute O may have rendered in this instance.
The fact O and his advisors selected this photo raises any number of questions and observations.
"How. You paleface, me big Chief."
And in light of that, which is which indeed? Gadaffi or Obama?
The Royal couples loss. Now they're out a great wedding gift of all the Abbott and Costello movies on Region 1 DVD.
Looks like he’s thumbing his nose at them. Thanks lowbridge.
Oh Yeah !
I started yesterday.
Thanks.... Now I have coffee sprayed all over my screen. You nailed it.
Da**! Side by side like that pretty well nails it for me. Those pics should be plastered around. He deserves a full “swiftboat” approach.
The fact that it was announced in the press before he went and that he wanted the press there but the families said NO tells us all that this was for his new movie coming out in Oct '12.
W went to many of these homecomings and to Walter Reed to visit the wounded completely unannounced before or afterwords and without press.
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