The Republican governor of Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, told host Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that she thought it would be a “nice gesture” for President Obama to comment on the killing of Australian baseball player Chris Lane. Fallin said she also intends to speak about the killing. Lane was killed earlier this week by a trio of teenagers while jogging in Duncan, Oklahoma. The town’s police chief says that one of the teens, Michael Jones, claims they did it because they were bored. [complete copy]
Comments: I disagree with the governor. It would have been a "nice gesture" if the POTUS had commented earlier, and sent condolences to Chris Lane´s family on behalf of the American people. His comment at this late date would appear forced. The governor´s comment does - perhaps unintentionally - shine a light on the fact that the president chose to speak out in a heartfelt and personal way regarding Martin and Gates, but has chosen not to speak out at all regarding the cold blooded murder of this young Australian who was a student at one of our colleges.
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lil dotty, 8/26/2013 10:11:14 AM (No. 9491749)
It´s best the creature keep his mouth closed. WTP are aware that he does nothing but lie. The only things he spews are lies. He has absolutely nothing to say (truthfully) so just keep quiet He is not American He is not one of US
The Lane family are aware that as a country, we mourn with them. And ´Shorty´s death in Washington should be given the same respect. We mourn him as well. JUST as we mourn the savage deaths of Christian and Newsom in Tennessee and the baby infant shot in his stroller. The creature from the black lagoon is best on mute.
I am really sick of Colin Powell proclaiming that the Trayvon Matin verdict was questionable and would be forgotten. Well, I hope so. Trayvon was a thug, he was bashing Zimmerman´s head against the pavement, and he was shot for his ignorant and arrogant aggression. Now, let Powell, 0bama, or Big 0prah say something about all these senseless murders being committed by their people. The murder of Chris Lane is horrifying; the epitome of a culture brought upon the US by generations of welfare creating a subculture of thugs who have everything given to them.
No, Bama´s lost that window to express concern or grief, if he´s capable of it. Anything he says now will be an insult no matter how nice or flowery the words. It will be "Okay, here´s your lousy comment, okay? Where´s my 9-iron?"
"Nice gesture", my foot. The President has an obligation to contact the family of the murdered foreign student. He can play one less round of golf if need be. He can play footsie with celebrities ongoing, vacation multiple times a year, invite all types of groups to the WH for social events, campaign speach ongoing, but he cannot find the time to do his dam* JOB. At the very least, have Mr Biden or the Secy of State make contact. This was an innocent young man from Australia who was gunned down in the street by thugs. Maybe one of them could have been Obama´s son, sarcastically. I just cannot wait until the time a real leader takes over as President of the U>S>
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