Skip to comments.Obama Visits Afghanistan, Will Make Televised Address Tuesday Evening [Free Campaign Commercial]
Posted on 05/01/2012 1:26:29 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
President Obama has arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, on a surprise trip to sign a strategic agreement with Afghanistan. He will address the nation at 7:30 p.m. EDT from Bagram Air Base on Tuesday evening. In going to Afghanistan on the ninth anniversary of the most notorious example of premature presidential gloating, Obama risks turning the high point of his presidency into a political weapon for his enemies. But it will be how the president conducts himself while in the war zone that will determine if this trip is lumped in with George W. Bush's donning of a flight suit and appearing on an aircraft carrier under a "Mission Accomplished" banner.
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I find it interesting we don’t allow our football players to taunt the other team saying they should act like they have been there and we have to go through this bs.
Obama’s “brilliant” Democratic campaign staff apparently believe the public is so stupid that said public won’t see this as political. Obama is the “Greek column” President, using imagery and symbolism to cover up his laziness and lack of interest in his job.
I guess George E. Condon Jr. will be watching it with his pants around his ankles.
ANOTHER f’n address..seriously he is doing everything possible to milk this for every last drop that it’s worth..Obama is a disgrace to the White House..I HATE HATE HATE HATE HATE his stinkin guts!!
He’ll do it again on the morning of Nov 6th too, and the lame stream media will run it all day.
For the dull-brained Americans who still fail to grasp the meaning of that banner (not here in FR, but in general): THE BANNER REFERRED TO THE COMPLETION OF THE MISSION OF THE ABE LINCOLN, NOT THE IRAQ WAR!!!!!
Just givin’ the props their troops. Er, uh...troops their props. Yeah, that’s it.
This is a new height of stupidity and narcissism for the President. He seems totally indifferent to the added danger he is creating for our tropps - trying to protect his sorry ass while he does his end zone dance. Nothing like rubbing your enemies faces in it - on THEIR turf. Stupid!!!
Somebody at the so far useless RNC had better be finding out how much this campaign trip is costing us, and use it. Everyone knows what the Emperor is doing, and he needs to be called on the fact that he is once again using our money for his campaign trips. This is really getting friggen ridiculous. Not only that, but the same networks that refused to cover Romneys speech are going to cover this? Somebody please get this POS out of our White House!!
The RNC has already started to send to protests to the GSA.
Us former WalMart shoppers, who can’t afford to shop there anymore, will enjoy watching it while dining on our .88cent Banquet frozen dinners...mine has a brownie in it for dessert! Must be my lucky day...
He doesn’t have any other achievements so he has to milk this for all it’s worth.
I’ve made it through four years without hearing that flap-eared punk give an address, speech, etc. In fact, I’ve heard very little that’s come out of his mouth. It will make me happy to continue on in that vein tonight.
According to my estimate, at 7:30 p.m. (EST) it will be 4:00 a.m. (May 3rd) in Kabul.
Bet the troops (who will no doubt be "ordered" to appear) are thrilled over that.
THANK you for that, Scott!
The truth is so refreshing when one is bombarded with lie after lie after lie after lie......
No details about “the agreement” but my gues is; Our muslims will help your muslims to further Islam in the world .. wink wink.
Only if people watch him. I never do.
What a buffoon.
I was talking about his speech ... not his sex life! LOL
I see he’s stumbling thru the speech someone else wrote for him. Sheesh.
Perhaps someone will bean him with a shoe.
THANK YOU for saying that AGAIN! Needed repeating.
YES - the biased media blatantly used the Banner - Mission Accomplished and beat W to the ground with it.
Stupid GOP never fought back. Neither did W. Thanks for the reminder.
BTW........ this POTUS will use his TOTUS to brag to us tonight and break his arm patting himself on the back. ugh.
Glad to here that, they need to hit this POS with everything they have, unlike Mccain. If the indies don’t like it, they will deserve the future they vote for. We can no longer hold back and let this snake and his allies lie without calling them on it. 2 generations have now been brainwashed into believing the liberal garbage, because our candidates want to be liked by the media. If Romney is smart, he will find a way to get Newt out front as a spokesman, cause right now only him and Rush can explain conservatism to the unwashed masses, and I doubt Rush is going to give up his day job.
“If Romney is smart, he will find a way to get Newt out front as a spokesman, cause right now only him and Rush can explain conservatism to the unwashed masses, and I doubt Rush is going to give up his day job.”
Right onnnnnnn....... Right onnnnnnnnnnn.
Rush is awesome. Newt DOES clearly articulate to the unwashed masses. Great idea. Perhaps we should begin notifying the Romney campaign what we expect. We cannot sit on the sidelines. My grandkids deserve better.
The Kenyan Marxist is going to mess up my DVR-ing of NCIS and NCIS L.A.
Will be listening to Red Sox baseball.
And he did that how?? Without Congress putting their approval to it?? Surely it involves money.
I really hope they can do that. I realize Romney and Newt probably don’t personally care for one another, but then again they are politicians, so who knows. I do know that Newt loves his country, and I think Romney feels the same, so maybe they can get together for the good of the country. If someone doesn’t start explaining to our youth what conservatism is, it will die. Just look at online conservative sites, how many people under 25 are members, not many. It is because to the young, we are right wing hate mongers that want to stone gays, put women back in the kitchen, and starve poor people. This is what they have been taught by our lovely media, and someone needs to change that.
Romney needs to go to Club Gitmo' for a tour and speech opportunity to explain why there shouldn't be outstanding EOs to close it.
That’s not entirely how terrorism works, a great deal involves killing off soldiers and innocent civilians to drive the message that our president is powerless to protect us.
LOL sorry for going off a little bit there but he pisses me off SO much..I wont be watching, if I want to see someone milking their 15 min of fame I’ll watch the Kardashians
I'll be listening to Cardinals pregame (and they damn well better not preempt it for this s##t either).
Ooooh, even under the cloak of secrecy, I’d rather get a root canal without sedation than be forced to watch or hear Obamarambo speak.
Im so sick of this communist son of a communist whore.
Oh, so he actually WENT to Afghanistan in order to FURTHER his anniversary celebration of Osama’s death???? What a POS. I don’t think this will get him too many points....
HGTV’s House Hunters for me. Thank God there is an escape from this cretin.
The trip makes me think of Bush's secret trip to Iraq for Thanksgiving in 2003, which was so secret that no one heard about it until he was safely on the way home. The troops thought someone was going to come out and read them a message from President Bush, and out walks their Commander-in-Chief to serve them Thanksgiving dinner.
Obama will announce a breakthrough agreement with the Taliban and that peace in Afghanistan is a hand. Everyone will rejoice and worship the new savior - the peacemaker.
He will say he met with the Taliban leaders today and a ceasefire (think Kerry in France with Vietcong) will become effective on a certain day. What will not be said is that from his stimulus reserve of $$ billions, he is transferring a cool billion for them to stop until after the election.
That will give the Taliban with AQ backup, money and time to regroup and be ready to take over Afghanistan in 2013, thanks be to Obama.
May he be subject to the tender mercies of the Fedhayeen.
It took how long to get OBL? The credit should go to our intelligence agencies and Gitmo. It reminds me when I was a kid. Go through all the work to make a cake and have someone take credit for all the hard work. Obama had the fun part...cutting the cake.
DITTO, DITTO, DITTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, this is worrisome. Just what exactly is a “strategic agreement?” Hammered out by whom, and when? Nobody knows anything about it, and now he’s going to sign it. Grrr....
Thanks very much, and I agree the GOP refused to respond to those attacks. That it was so easily explained is what makes that whole matter so aggravating. The repubs simply let the dems have the narrative on it.