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What Did Lew Do?
Weekly Standard, by William Kristol

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/13/2013 7:56:11 AM

There weren´t many memorable lines in President Obama´s State of the Union speech. Indeed, only one leapt out at me: "As long as I’m commander in chief, we will do whatever we must to protect those who serve their country abroad." Was this statement in the future tense, an implicit acknowledgment that in the recent past the commander in chief had in fact failed to "do whatever we must to protect those who serve their country abroad?" Was this promise of presidential action a kind of silent apology for his inaction on September 11, 2012?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LouD, 2/13/2013 8:57:46 AM     (No. 9173776)

Apology? Him? No, this was just another bit of rhetoric from the won. His followers will believe anything he says without question. He proved is useless as CIC or anything else, except vacationing and spending money.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/13/2013 9:40:15 AM     (No. 9173888)

This was an outright lie. On 9/11, his orders during the 50 PM meeting were to do everything possible to try to position troops to respond to the growing threat in Libya and other hotspots if needed.

Another outright lie was the importance of elections. This from the administration that has allowed blue states to violate the law and not get ballots out in time, has increased the bureaucracy so soldiers can´t get to a voter station, and lost large chunks of the ballots in an air crash. Did he do anything to let these soldiers vote? No, he suspects they might vote GOP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: InOhio, 2/13/2013 10:31:57 AM     (No. 9173980)

Apparently he never mentioned Stevens at all. Why would he want to talk about someone he murdered?

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