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No one asked him, so why´d Obama offer
more thoughts on Trayvon Martin?

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 7/22/2013 9:11:33 AM

Just as the plentiful polemics about the emotional Zimmerman-Martin case began to wane, President Obama re-inserted himself. His 2,156 words were both admirable and puzzling, promising and empty. In terms of his over-promising in 2007-08, Obama´s remarks were wan. almost gratuitous. To the minor extent that Obama’s been a leader, he´s a reluctant one. He´s an exhorter, full of "you-should´s" and infrequent "I will´s." Lots of "I´s" in Obama talk. Not many "We´s." For the first time in our memory Obama´s words seemed heartfelt. We say "seemed" because like many Americans we´ve grown suspicious.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 7/22/2013 9:25:11 AM     (No. 9436264)

Poor attempt to deflect the news that the IRS Chief Counsel is up to his eyes in the current scandal. And, this leads directly to our "Ear Leader."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 7/22/2013 9:31:11 AM     (No. 9436276)

Perhaps because this set of circumstances was planned before Trayvon even went to Sanford, and the Zimmerman case was selected to be the rallying point that would galvanize the black community. The "not guilty" verdict was a bonus, perhaps also planned, that would assure that our whole justice system would be under attack. This is what race hustlers do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eden202, 7/22/2013 9:45:26 AM     (No. 9436294)

Not true.

Sharpton gave Obama clear instructions.

http://scottystarnes.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/obama-using-race-pimp-sharpton-to-reach-out-to-blacks/

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/22/2013 9:57:35 AM     (No. 9436307)

Because if he can manage to set the Nation ablaze with Racial division it will tend to deflect from the dozen or so major scandals that would possibly bring impeachment charges for a White President. My opinion.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: philsner, 7/22/2013 10:04:24 AM     (No. 9436322)

Well, you have to try to appease Tavis Smiley.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/22/2013 10:16:23 AM     (No. 9436366)

Another opportunity to race bate, divide Americans and obfuscate the current scandals.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: figowitz, 7/22/2013 10:35:25 AM     (No. 9436395)

"me, Me, ME!!!!!!!"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/22/2013 10:57:27 AM     (No. 9436426)

At bottom, Obama is a community organizer, which is a nicer sounding term for what he really is, which is a mau-mauer and an extortionist. He lives to stir the pot, rake the muck, and swat the hornet´s nest. In short, he´s a troublemaker, being incapable of doing anything useful or producing anything of value.

It´s heartening after all the media hype and political hyperventilating to see the collective yawn of the citizenry after the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who committed a justifiable homicide to end the minute long beating that was being administered to him by the youthful but nearly full grown Trayvon, who was in any case soon headed for a rendezvous with the criminal justice system. The bullet through the heart put paid to that promise.

Historically, this country had had some unsuitable and just plain lousy presidents, but Obama is the first--and I pray, the only one--whose hatred of God and country comes through like the sunrise on Mercury. Everything he does is wrong. Everything. Anyone who squandered a vote elevating this character to the highest office in the land ought to do penance that lasts a lifetime.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: geoman, 7/22/2013 3:05:23 PM     (No. 9436860)

As I read the article, I was a bit surprised that the reliably conservative author was not completely denigrating the Obama speech and perhaps even found a few things laudable. Within the article is a transcript of Obama´s speech, which I read carefully - of course with a healthy dose of skepticism.

If taken at face value, difficult with Obama, it wasn´t as bad as I had thought it was from reading various blurbs Friday night and over the weekend. I saw within the context why Obama´s words did not make Mr. Smiley and other race baiters very happy. I even was forced to reinterpret his comment on SYG and Travon having a legal firearm somewhat differently. His actual words, "do we actually think that he would have been justified in shooting Mr. Zimmerman who had followed him in a car because he felt threatened?" implied the answer would not be in the affirmative.

All things considered, this was a fairly non-Obamaesque speech. I came away thinking it was primarily intended to smooth the path for him ultimately having Holder stand down on further Zimmerman persecution due to overall bad optics more so than the reality of it being bad governance. He still wants our guns, money, and most of our liberties but his speech Friday wasn´t quite the Molotov cocktail I previously thought it was.


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