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What Obama doesn’t get about
the Islamic State

Washington Post, by Marc A. Thiessen

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Posted By:PageTurner, 8/26/2014 6:36:40 PM

A day before the Islamic State released a video of the brutal execution of American journalist James Foley, President Obama declared at a White House news conference that defeating the Islamic State was not his responsibility. “We’re not the Iraqi military, we’re not even the Iraqi air force,” Obama said, adding “I am the commander in chief of the United States armed forces, and Iraq is gonna have to ultimately provide for its own security.” That attitude — that refusal to lead — is precisely why the Islamic State has been able to take control of a swath of the Middle

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Obama´s problem is that he´s beneath his job. A little, little, small little man.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 8/26/2014 6:53:03 PM     (No. 9982371)

Are you taking about Mullah Obama?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/26/2014 6:57:26 PM     (No. 9982382)

"What - me worry?"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/26/2014 7:17:08 PM     (No. 9982401)

Obama understands enough about the Islamic State to be a useful collaborator.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 8/26/2014 7:24:10 PM     (No. 9982409)

Marc , Marc ,with a C , Marc, bozo IS Islamic! You useful idiot will b first in line for whatever.... And mighty tasty too .

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 8/26/2014 9:04:05 PM     (No. 9982528)

I do not understand why after all Obama has done people still believe he has good intentions.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/27/2014 12:49:02 AM     (No. 9982691)

Oh, he gets it, all right.
It´s Marc that doesn´t get it.

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