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Why Isn´t Obama Going to the Border?
National Journal, by James Oliphant & George E. Condon Jr.

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/7/2014 4:45:57 PM

President Obama evidently has decided not to put a human face on the crisis unfolding at the U.S. southern border—not even his own. The White House said over and over again Monday that Obama will not travel to the border with Mexico despite flying to Texas this week to raise money for Democratic candidates there. It´s certainly in part a political decision, one meant to avoid taking ownership of a difficult issue on which the White House would prefer to share blame. (Snip) In other words, if Obama goes goes to the border, he owns the problem. If he doesn't, he's blasted for a lack of leadership.

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The simple answer to the headline is, as an illegal alien himself, the border patrol might not let him back in.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/7/2014 5:36:38 PM     (No. 9914220)

His Secret Service detail can´t protect him from contagious, communicable diseases like tuberculosis and God knows what else these illegal aliens are bringing over the border. Ft. Belvoir´s golf course is more to Zero´s liking. He also likes that the Border Patrol has seen its traditional duties usurped in favor of babysitting. This fellow ought to be pitched headlong from the Oval Office.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/7/2014 5:39:12 PM     (No. 9914225)

Does the man seriously believe that if he doesn´t show up on the border, no one will believe him responsible for the chaos? In Klein´s book, he quotes Jarrett as saying Obama has trouble staying focused, that he would rather surprise people with his dazzling intellect.

What? Clinton loved to be the smartest person in the room, too, but at least we could depend that Clinton understood the issues.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/7/2014 6:16:51 PM     (No. 9914260)

Because it is HE who started this mayhem. Doesn´t want to visit the scene of the crime.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grahamcracker, 7/7/2014 6:17:35 PM     (No. 9914261)

He hasn´t read any newspaper articles about a crises.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 7/7/2014 6:27:11 PM     (No. 9914273)

He´s bringing the border to him.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/7/2014 6:38:40 PM     (No. 9914289)

Because Mooch would kill him if he brought home a case of Scabies?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 7/7/2014 7:25:25 PM     (No. 9914349)

Because he is a wicked coward whose plan is to bring weakness and chaos to this country.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: WIBadger, 7/7/2014 7:56:10 PM     (No. 9914392)

In 2005, everyone trashed Bush for only flying over NOLA. Little Barry won´t even do that.

How revealing.....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/7/2014 8:15:01 PM     (No. 9914409)

He owns this fiasco whether or not he tries to blame someone else.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 7/7/2014 10:54:37 PM     (No. 9914567)

If only the media treated Obama like they treated George W. Bush.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 7/8/2014 7:13:26 AM     (No. 9914807)

By not going it allows the MSM to continue to play the ostrich

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/8/2014 7:38:29 AM     (No. 9914832)

"Why Isn´t Obama Going to the Border?"

Simple...by orchestrating this kidnapping of Mexican children from the WH, Obie avoids the appearance of owning the issue. He wants to let the issue fester for a while and together with the msm´s help, apply pressure to the pubbies in hopes that Boehner and McConnell et al will cave and support amnesty.

Meanwhile, us commoners have to pick up the slack and confront the buses and federal agents. Will be amazed if no one is killed by the gummint during this crackdown against the people.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/8/2014 7:47:25 AM     (No. 9914842)

Obama does not associate with those kinds of people. If you are not able to donate huge sums of money to him, he has no use for you. Surely, you don´t expect Obama to mingle with the great unwashed. Anytime he has to interact with the regular folk he is so uncomfortable it is painful to watch. Standing before the influential and monied crowd is more his speed. He likes to harangue the opposition from a position of opulence and privilege. He uses children, he does not need to associate with them.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: shamus, 7/8/2014 8:10:51 AM     (No. 9914889)

Obama has accomplished his mission on the border. There´s no reason to visit.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/8/2014 8:49:19 AM     (No. 9914933)

Obama doesn´t want to risk himself around disease ridden kids.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lancer12, 7/8/2014 8:51:29 AM     (No. 9914935)

No superclass digs. No ice-cream stores. No haute cisine.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Flyball dogs, 7/8/2014 9:12:21 AM     (No. 9914975)

Border? What border?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Country Boy, 7/8/2014 10:30:52 AM     (No. 9915098)

OP nails it

"The simple answer to the headline is, as an illegal alien himself, the border patrol might not let him back in. "

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Reply 19 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/8/2014 11:45:34 AM     (No. 9915197)

Because scabies patches would be very evident with Hussein´s short hair.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 7/8/2014 11:46:26 AM     (No. 9915199)

At this late date, anyone who continues to refer to President Frank Marshall Davis, Jr. (no relation to Sammy!) as an illegal alien must truly be blind, as Honolulu-born Liar is a dead-ringer for the guy his own "autobiography" refers to as "Pops."

Besides, for 17 years, Liar himself stated in his publicity package that he was Kenyan-born (in order to scam the system). Is this not enough to convince us that Liar was NOT Kenyan-born?

Sheesh!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 7/8/2014 12:53:18 PM     (No. 9915285)

TOP FIVE REASONS
5) No good golf courses there.
4) If he hit a ball and accidentally chased it into Mexico, Biden would make no effort to arrange for his return either.
3) Perry might ask him to complete the fence.
2) He might have to hold a baby that needed a diaper change.
1) It´s too dangerous due to his order that the Feds cannot return gunfire.



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Reply 22 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 7/8/2014 12:56:11 PM     (No. 9915292)

Obama: "Don´t Make It ´Harder for the Best and the Brightest to Come Here"

You´d think Obama would be at the border embracing all of these best and brightest illegals flooding over the border, but alas, Obama got caught up in another lie as the disease lice infested dregs pour over the border?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: broken01, 7/8/2014 1:12:20 PM     (No. 9915322)

He´s not going for a couple of reasons:
1. He´s still a smoker and that makes you more prone to catch airbourne illnesses like TB.
2. Even though it´s his mess he thinks that he´s too good to see what he´s wrought.
3. No golf courses or Subways to be noticed at by the LOFOs
4. Too many fundraisers to attend in Texas.
5. Governor Perry has already made him look like the idiot that he is why add more fuel to the fire. Oh to be a fly on that meeting wall.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: little guy, 7/8/2014 2:52:49 PM     (No. 9915507)

Gee ... I thought that a Messiah would welcome innocent children clambering all over him & begging for a blessing and the laying on of hands to cure their many ills -- just like the the Original One from 2,000 years ago did.

Oh, wait. That original Guy was immune to all diseases and really cured the children & He also feared nothing. Big diff. My bad.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: strike3, 7/8/2014 3:44:55 PM     (No. 9915567)

Like all of his other "devious" plans, this one also blew up in barry´s face. We were supposed to act stupid and not question why thousands of Central American children suddenly appeared at the Texas border. They obviously all developed a thirst for freedom at the same time. We were supposed to open up our hearts, arms and wallets and welcome the poor things in. Little do they know that becoming a U.S. citizen will give them less freedom in the new obama world. Now he can´t face the dilemma that he caused, ChickenShiite PINO.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Ida lil, 7/8/2014 4:47:48 PM     (No. 9915672)

Last week Obe demanded congress give him 2 billion to handle the mess --Today he upped it to 3 billion.
He won´t go to the border because he is afraid.
With the lack of the real border guards working their real jobs his security couldn´t tell friend from cartel assassins. with probable left over Fast and Furious donated heavy fire power they could line up just over the border and he would have nowhere to hide --not even behind a bullet proof glass shelter.
Worse yet some of those older illegal Immigrants( what a moron label that is) could be part of those cartels. Their youngest hit man was after all 14 years old.
Obe should just run back to the WH and stay there.


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Fat Elvis, 7/9/2014 1:25:11 AM     (No. 9916171)

Every good criminal knows you don´t return to the scene of the crime


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Reply 28 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 7/9/2014 4:29:35 AM     (No. 9916197)

Obama can´t go to the border because his motorcade and massive security would block illegals from getting into the US for hours.

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President Obama this week committed professional suicide. Let me explain. There is a theory in politics that once a leader has fired 50 or more people from his or her administration, he or she is finished. The reason being that by creating so many enemies ‘outside the tent’, the tent itself becomes too deluged with poisonous bile to avoid sinking into a quagmire of back-stabbing ignominy. Obama went a lot further than firing 50 people. He managed to single-handedly alienate 200,000 employees in the American intelligence agencies by going on 60 Minutes and ruthlessly chucking them all under a bus


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