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Nobody’s Fault
Weekly Standard, by Noemie Emery

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/26/2014 4:43:36 AM

All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border, just seems to have happened: Obama was standing there, golfing or shaking hands with donors, and, like a burst of bad weather, the winds blew, the skies opened, and things went to hell. Mysterious forces conspired against him, terrible setbacks occurred for no reason, and we were left with effects without a cause. His supporters commiserate with him and note his bad fortune

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stryker714, 8/26/2014 5:06:03 AM     (No. 9981267)

Great article: ´ love the part that says, "but he campaigned as Green Lantern" and "..fails to deliver even commonplace competence". lol. So true.

´ disagree on war counsel though: Democrats voted to invade both Afghanistan and Iraq, even though they pretended otherwise.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/26/2014 7:21:52 AM     (No. 9981360)

I have never believed that any one mortal man can ´unite´ this country in its present condition . Nor can any one event - obviously ,not even the horror of 9/11/01.

We have allowed the leftists to gain such a foothold in their path of destruction that I shudder to think what it may take to throw them off course.

Perhaps there is a person that can steer this wayward ship but it´s offensive to read that anyone ever thought that it was this communist sock-puppet.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Edgelady, 8/26/2014 12:29:25 PM     (No. 9981832)

Seems to me someone needs to dissect George Soros´ mind, how he thinks. I sort of think he´s behind whatever O does. O´s inaction hurts more than anything else.

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