Skip to comments.It's all about Obama
Posted on 05/04/2012 11:16:12 AM PDT by pietraynor
It is too bad the World War II battleship USS Missouri was not available, being as it is tied up in mothballs in Hawaii where it serves as a museum.
Otherwise President Barack Obama could have held his Kabul signing ceremony with Afghan President Hamid Karzai aboard the battle-hardened ship, as Gen. Douglas MacArthur did Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay after the defeat of the Japanese in World War II.
You will recall the iconic photo -- if World War II history is still being taught in school, that is -- of MacArthur commanding and witnessing the signing of the surrender documents by Japanese generals and diplomats as he concluded the end of the long and bitter war, a war that we won, by the way.
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Funny that they should use that particular metaphor, given what Obama once said in an ABC interview.
“I’m always worried about using the word ‘victory,’
because, you know, it invokes this notion of Emperor
Hirohito coming down and signing a surrender to
— Obama, ABC News Interview
It’s a president eat dog world...
what kind of narcissist names his own dog after himself?
Dunno. I have a Rufus, an Emma, and a Charlie at home. In the past I had Ike , a White Boxer, who kinda resembled his White house namesake from 60 years go....