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Obama hits reset button on wobbly
public response to Malaysia
Airlines shootdown

Yahoo! News, by Oliver Knox

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/18/2014 7:30:38 PM

President Obama on Friday called the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 an “outrage of unspeakable proportions,” declared it a “wake-up call” for timid European leaders, and all but laid blame for the tragedy directly at the doorstep of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Obama’s blunt language, delivered in the White House briefing room from behind a lectern with the presidential seal, offered a stark contrast to his muddled public handling of the disaster a day earlier. As the news broke on Thursday, the White House signaled that the president had first learned about the world-shaking events from Putin at the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tip35c, 7/18/2014 8:01:49 PM     (No. 9930821)

OK. I guess that´s us, fooled.

Never mind that his Thursday performance would be impossible for any but the most self-absorbed of narcissists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/18/2014 8:05:27 PM     (No. 9930822)

His body language suggested someone who was barely interested in being there and somewhat robotic. Now they call in quits for a long weekend in the mountains.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/18/2014 8:53:47 PM     (No. 9930862)

Why this statement?
"delivered in the White House briefing room from behind a lectern with the presidential seal" Was it just to remind US of who is in charge....you know, the Won? His name might be Hussein, but he should have been called ´Richard´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 7/18/2014 9:09:31 PM     (No. 9930883)

The real Obama showed up on Thursday. Today, Valerie had written down what he was suppose to say and he was prepped on how to look like a caring President. He really should go to Hollywood after this is all over. There he can role play all day every day.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 7/18/2014 9:30:42 PM     (No. 9930901)

#3 that yahoo kissing up to democraps.

If you look close at the video you can valerie behind the curtain with her hand/arm up bummies butt, moving his lips.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Edgelady, 7/19/2014 10:30:01 AM     (No. 9931462)

I was far more interested in the quotes from Reagan´s diaries. Made me wonder how many presidents have kept a personal diary?

I suspect not many. It takes someone who takes the time to sit down and reflect on his thoughts and actions and those of others. A very different way to end the day from our current occupant of the White House.

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