Skip to comments.6 Times Obama Used the Troops for Photo Ops
Posted on 05/26/2014 3:06:49 PM PDT by Nachum
On Sunday, President Obama made a surprise appearance in Afghanistan after sneaking out of the White House on Saturday night. There, he spoke with Afghan president Hamid Karzai via phone, because Karzai refused to speak with Obama in person. Obama told the troops, For many of you, this will be your last tour in Afghanistan Americas war in Afghanistan will come to a responsible end. Obamas visit was marred by the White Houses release of the name of a top CIA officer in Afghanistan. He was in the country for under four hours.
The conspicuous timing of Obamas visit, directly during the fallout over his administrations mishandling of the Veterans Administration, has raised some hackles. But this is not the first time that President Obama has utilized the troops as a photo op.
May 2012. Obama visited Afghanistan on the first anniversary of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, with his re-election campaign in full swing. He visited the presidential palace and gave a televised address that mentioned Bin Laden three times. [O]ne year ago, from a base here in Afghanistan, our troops launched the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. The goal that I set to defeat al Qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach, he stated.
December 2009. Obama announced his troop increases in Afghanistan from West Point to give him cover for taking a middle course on troop levels. In doing so, he implicitly ripped President Bush for involving the United States in Iraq. The wrenching debate over the Iraq war is well-known and need not be repeated here. It's enough to say that for the next six years, the Iraq war drew the dominant share of our troops, our resources, our diplomacy, and our national attention and
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He’s a fop. And a narcissist. If he wasn’t president he’d be in a mental institution under study.
Well, it’s not like he really cares a rats butt about them—unless it’s to carry HIS umbrella to keep him dry..
VA damage control.
Picture of a skinny, little guy sitting on the floor in a corner with a pointed dunce cap on his head desperately trying to polish up his IMAGE with an old toothbrush and some sandsoap.
Doesn't work. Still the same dull, slow, tarnished, garbage picture.
For a Marxist who “I think” despises our military, he sure makes use of our brave heroes at their expense and ours too, in that he flies his Marxist butt all over the world for these photo ops.
I'm sure everyone was searched for bugs.
I wish Snowden would come up with some info on this and nail this SOB.
What do you wanna bet he wouldn’t be there if the VA scandal hadn’t happened?
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Wonder why no photo op at the Phoenix VA with families of wrongfully deceased veterans?
Compare with these tender photos:
Saw those. Liked that.
Can't wait for the day when we get to “prop” him up on some scaffold after his sentencing.
The Obama White Hut is descending into a kind of tribalism. The ‘resident takes the stage in fronmt of our troops overseas, and gets them to chant “Hooraaaaaah!” in front of a totally propagandaic media.All thats missing is a bonfire in the middle of the room, and the beating drums.
Next thing you know Obama will be parading the shrunken heads of Conservatives while chanting mumbo jumbo.
The message,” Let your emotions seize you!” Soon the revolution done come ! This is community organizing at its best! /S
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