Skip to comments.Obama Visits Wounded Service Members
Posted on 03/02/2012 3:47:18 PM PST by Nachum
President Obama spent this afternoon visiting wounded service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, meeting 27 injured troops and awarding eight purple hearts.
During his visit to the hospital the president met with 11 soldiers, 14 Marines, one sailor and one NATO forces member, according to the White House. Twenty-six of the service members that the president met were injured in Afghanistan and one was wounded in Iraq.
The visit comes just two days after the president honored Iraq veterans at a White House dinner, praising those who served as heroes and welcoming them home after nearly nine years of war.
Today marked the presidents 12th visit to the military hospital and his first of this year.
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praising those who served as heroes and welcoming them home after nearly nine years of war
Wonder if he then told them about the increase in their insurance which he wants to put into effect.
He can check that off the list.....
Go to Church.....check
Go to Walter Reed ........Check
Go kiss a baby............
Enough work......Golf anyone!
Bush visited them all the time and never brought along the press or sent out press releases.
Everything is political with this loser and his minions in the corrupt liberal media.
Does he ever got to visit when he isn’t giving Purple Hearts? I mean, does he ever go just to visit, like Pres. Bush did? Or are his visits always tied in with a Presidential duty he’s supposed to perform?
Election coming up?
Is this why his visit is now PUBLICIZED (unlike Bush)?
I don’t think I could stomach seeing him standing next to a real American hero.
I’m not. He doesn’t care one wit about anyone in our military and his actions as Commander in Chief prove it. In fact, they have only endangered them.
He’s a phony president and only visited them for political purposes and when I read headlines like this, it makes me sick.
Did he remember to thank the “corpse-men” who took care of them on the battlefield?
My suspicion is that all his visits are for show and that he cares little for the brave souls who are suffering in the hospital.
But, at this point, like I said- I don’t care if it is fake. I am glad he went, if only for a photo op. Better that, than not at all IMHO.
I hope some of them questioned him why their counterparts in muzzieland are going to “be held accountable” for the burning of defaced queerans and why the islmist in chief keeps apologizing.
Must be election season. If it wasn’t, BO wouldn’t give a poo about our wounded warriors.
Guess he’s looking for a good photo op
“Better that, than not at all IMHO.”
Why would anyone desire to be photo-opd with a LIAR, a fake, and an apologist?
Probably, a group he thought he could beat at hoops.
Because these kids (that's what they mostly are) don't know much about politics. They aren't thinking about in the way we are. They only know that the president has come by. It might improve moral. Even if only for a bit.
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Must be campaign time again.
Let’s see.....12 visits in three years....probably most to give metals
I’m not impressed....
did the commie hussein show everybody his forged selective service registration?
Photo-op for campaign purposes only.
Measuring space for offering up 5 new heads to the Afghans. Or will it just be hands?
are you kidding me, improve morale? One day after the world saw joe arpaio’s press conference? The commie is doing everything to keep peoples minds off of the fraud and forgery committed by the usurper.
hussein obama plays the role of frank abignale as the phony visits the troops...
You appear to have a hidden agenda for Zero. You see him as your hero. He is a clown, a fool, and; you think one day with wounded troops make up for years?
My son is a Marine who ended up spending 9 weeks at Bethesda last spring/summer, where he received his Purple Heart. He opted not to have the President present it, as did everyone else there at the time. The current President is not very well liked or respected there.
Did they keep from throwing up when he spoke?
Ah, the Election Year photo-op.
Maybe tomorrow we’ll see him and the family attending a church service, for maybe the tenth visit during the past three years.
“You appear to have a hidden agenda for Zero. You see him as your hero. He is a clown, a fool, and; you think one day with wounded troops make up for years?”
You got me there! I admit it. I have started this website
and have been posted to it for over three years to further my nefarious agenda.
The president is many things, but a clown or a fool? I was thinking more of the lines of Al Capone IMHO.