Skip to comments.NBC Minimizes Obama's Iraq Pullout As Contributing Factor to Islamist Advance
Posted on 06/16/2014 8:20:54 AM PDT by Cheerio
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On Friday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams strongly hinted that the recent Islamist blitzkrieg in Iraq was completely former President Bush's fault: "Make no mistake: what's happening in Iraq right now is a direct outgrowth of the U.S. decision to invade the country over a decade ago." However, he glossed over the Obama administration's failure to negotiate a continued U.S. presence and pulling out all American forces in late 2011 as a factor in the crisis.
Williams repeated his point to David Gregory: "How does the President sell any action at all to the component of the American people who feel...it's not our dance...even though...we broke it?" Gregory seconded his contention: "Right, that Pottery Barn rule: you broke it; you own it; you got to somehow fix it." Later, Stephanie Gosk did reference the troop pullout, but didn't mention President Obama by name: [MP3 audio available here; video below]
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Raise your hand if this surprises you.
NBC works for the DNC.
The main reason why ?
All they have are failures.
Shame on NBC...
Campaigner in chief, Obama, promised a 16 month pull out. It was all political to him.