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Obama’s missteps on
Syria lead to retreat

Washington Post, by Michael Gerson

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 9/11/2013 10:37:25 PM

Sometimes a president does not have a communications problem. Sometimes a president has a reality problem. President Obama’s speech to the nation on Syria was premised on the denial of reality. He claimed that the Russian/Syrian initiative resulted from the “credible threat of U.S. military action.” In fact, it filled a vacuum of presidential credibility. Obama had been isolated within the G-20 and abandoned by our closest ally, Britain. Americans overwhelmingly disapproved of a military strike for which the president clearly had no stomach. Obama was on the verge of the most devastating congressional foreign policy repudiation since the Senate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: leonardo, 9/11/2013 10:59:22 PM     (No. 9516872)

The Obama regime hopes to declare a victory in forcing Syria to "back down" and thereby avoid a war-like act against Assad which the majority of Americans oppose. Low-Info Americans (and there are plenty of them) are the target of this spin on reality where Obama is the hero rather than the GOAT.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 9/11/2013 11:03:05 PM     (No. 9516876)

0bama needs to go back to a job he can handle, like being a rodeo clown.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 9/12/2013 12:18:30 AM     (No. 9516919)

#2, being a Rodeo Clown requires bravery and skill. Obowmao should go back to his strenght of leading from behind and become a Dingleberry....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Deedo, 9/12/2013 12:23:54 AM     (No. 9516923)

Make sure you check out the comments after the article. It´s a freak show of brain-dead Obamabots.

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