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Mugged by Reality, the
President Puts Up His Dukes

American Spectator, by Roger Kaplan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/11/2014 4:58:15 AM

With a clairvoyance not unlike that of Mr. Jimmy Carter in November 1979 (memo to the recent history challenged: revolution in Iran, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, lousy U.S. economy), President Obama woke up one morning a few days ago and noticed that the war he had declared over in Iraq was raging. Future biographers of the 44th president of the United States may find that he asked his top national security advisers, who happen to be women named Susan Rice and Samantha Powers, why he had been led to believe there was a problem of personnel and political inclusiveness (contemporary term

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 8/11/2014 6:48:27 AM     (No. 9961116)

The only thing that bothers this bum is a loose club head.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: yo-yo, 8/11/2014 8:12:32 AM     (No. 9961206)

"...puts up his dukes"

More like, he´d swap his Mom jeans for some Daisy Dukes on his way to the Gay games with Reggie Lover.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/11/2014 8:29:52 AM     (No. 9961233)

Susan Rice, serial sock puppet liar.
Samantha Power, intellectual lightweight, elitist faculty room world planner.

Both Losers of the Dangerous variety.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Otheym, 8/11/2014 9:38:34 AM     (No. 9961317)

I know I´m whistling in the wind on this but where is the MSM outrage about O losing Iraq?? Remember their outrage over Bush´s Mission Accomplished statement. We are seeing treason on a massive scale. But for Obama this morning on the golf course it´s a wonderful day as everything he ever dreamed of ( destruction of America, Islamic terror which rising, Russia rising, etc) is going beautifully. Have a nice day....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/11/2014 10:04:32 AM     (No. 9961338)

The parallels with 1979 are well-defined. We can only hope that the USA will again be as well-positioned a decade from now as we were in 1989. Regaining the Senate this fall will be a good start.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harper, 8/11/2014 3:29:46 PM     (No. 9961811)

The truly scary thing is we seem to be reaching the point where even Iowahawk will be unable to come up with a suitable parody to accurately describe this Obamatrainwreck.

Imagine if such as SNL were politically neutral and pro-American [yes, I know...] There is so much rich fodder in the current WH world that they would have us laughing hysterically for decades to come.

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