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The Aircraft Carrier
Drought Comes Early

Commentary Magazine, by Michael Rubin

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/26/2012 12:12:28 PM

During the third and final presidential debate, President Obama ridiculed Governor Romney’s arguments about the military. “Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military’s changed. We have these things called aircraft carriers where planes land on them. We have these ships that go underwater, nuclear submarines,” Obama quipped. If Obama is not careful, he may soon need to revise his comments about aircraft carriers. While the Clinton administration found that the United States needed 12 aircraft carriers to adequately project power and fulfill both wartime and peaceful missions, that number slipped

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/26/2012 12:27:55 PM     (No. 9034406)

What a waste of time to try to do a "gotcha" on Obama. He can invent a "fact" on Monday morning, be proven wrong Monday afternoon, and his friends in the liberal media won´t even mention it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: phx4546, 11/26/2012 12:37:53 PM     (No. 9034423)

that night zippy repeated exactly what the DOD told him about the Navy. They tried other ways but he couldn´t understand. When they told him they had boats that went underwater he asked "...does that mean they sunk?"..... and when told about ships that planes land on he asked" how do the people get to shore to sign up for welfare?"


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/26/2012 1:41:47 PM     (No. 9034532)

Do away with one carrier battle group and potentially a lot of money can be diverted to the teachers union and other liberal Democrat constituency groups. That´s the name of the Democrats game.


Reply 4 - Posted by: broken01, 11/26/2012 6:41:37 PM     (No. 9034979)

I still get steamed when the third debate is brought up by stupid liberals. You had the big eared O´clown lecturing a man who was far more intellgent than he. This buffoon before he became president couldn´t even spell aircraft carrier let alone submarine. I´m suprised that the dolt knew subs go underwater. Hey Odumbo how are those Navy Corpse-men doing? If it was up to this idiot we would have only two carriers on each coast.Oh well at least I can take comfort in the fact that I didn´t vote for the moron.



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