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President Obama’s empty boast on Syria
Washington Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/25/2013 5:06:30 AM

IT WAS astonishing to hear President Obama, in the preamble to his end-of-year news conference last week, cite Syria as one of his foreign policy successes. “[J]ust as we’re strengthening our position here at home, we’re also standing up for our interests around the world,” Mr. Obama said. “This year we’ve demonstrated that with clear-eyed, principled diplomacy, we can pursue new paths to a world that’s more secure, a future where Iran does not build a nuclear weapon, a future where Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles are destroyed.” Unfortunately, the White House press corps was not as struck by this boast as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DW626, 12/25/2013 5:42:12 AM     (No. 9667276)

An empty boast from an empty head wearing an empty suit sitting in an empty chair.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 12/25/2013 9:28:57 AM     (No. 9667440)

Sounds like obama is speaking about enemy successes. In Syria, the United States is backing Al-Quaida supported groups. That is success for Al-Quaida, not the United States.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/25/2013 9:40:40 AM     (No. 9667452)

He should have prefaced his remarks with..."Merry Christmas from my world of make-believe"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 12/25/2013 11:24:12 AM     (No. 9667543)

Another whopper of a lie from the liar who repeatedly and with malice assured the American people "If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan". We all know by now this slimeball is a serial liar.
That is all he knows how to do. He makes Bill Clinton look like a choirboy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/25/2013 2:27:39 PM     (No. 9667656)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/25/2013 2:29:30 PM     (No. 9667660)

Obvious, perhaps, but I´ll mention it anyway: The last three words of this headline are utterly unnecessary.

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