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Is Obama considering surrendering
to the Taliban?

Washington Post, by Marc A. Thiessen

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 6/10/2014 11:24:41 AM

Facing an unexpected uproar over his decision to release five brutal Taliban leaders in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, President Obama has tried to wrap himself in the mantle of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt. Yes, it is “absolutely” possible the men he released could return to the battlefield, the president recently declared, but “this is what happens at the end of wars.” In freeing these Taliban leaders, Obama claims he was doing nothing different from what his predecessors did after the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and World War II. One problem with that, Mr. President: The

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US military members and Afghanis who sought freedom from al-Qaeda and the Taliban will die because of what Obama has done.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 6/10/2014 12:02:36 PM     (No. 9879955)

Apparently Thiessen hasn´t noticed that King Barry The Great Capitulator has been doing a slow motion surrender to these murdering savages since January, 2009. . . . . and that was 0bama´s objective, that idiots like those who write for the WaPo wouldn´t notice.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 6/10/2014 12:16:34 PM     (No. 9879981)

#1: This was an Opinion Piece that Marc Thiessen published in the WaPo. He is certainly not one of those...people who write regularly for this Democrat organ. And he is acutely aware -- Google him.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 6/10/2014 12:26:27 PM     (No. 9879998)

Thiessen may not be a deluded 0bama "journalist" as I assumed, but I´ve been watching Barry tip-toe away from what his party considered to be "the good war" since day one.
I actually would have had some respect for Obama if he addressed the nation after he took office and made a case for abandoning the Afghanistan effort but, like everything else they do, this administration has to try to sneak it by us to avoid scrutiny.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/10/2014 12:41:51 PM     (No. 9880033)

Obama has already surrendered and joined the Taliban, Al Queda, CAIR, and the islamic movement.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 6/10/2014 1:14:44 PM     (No. 9880093)

He´s trying to compare these murdering unrepentant Bsterds to Robert E. Lee.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 6/10/2014 1:47:58 PM     (No. 9880123)

More like aiding and abetting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MeiDei, 6/10/2014 3:08:51 PM     (No. 9880227)

Unilateral disarmament!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 6/10/2014 3:14:29 PM     (No. 9880235)

Mr. Thiessen, Obama "considered" doing that during his first presidential campaign. Where were you? He chose to surrender shortly after being sworn in.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 6/10/2014 3:54:43 PM     (No. 9880282)

I thought Øvomit already surrendered.

The final straw was last week.

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