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Obama´s ´strategy´ misfire
Politico, by Josh Gerstein

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Posted By:Drive, 8/29/2014 8:50:01 AM

President Barack Obama tried to get himself a bit more political space Thursday to make a decision about whether to expand the U.S military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, but in so doing he may have dealt himself a significant political blow by suggesting that his policy on the issue is adrift. “We don’t have a strategy yet,” Obama said as he took questions from reporters in the White House briefing room. The president’s aim was clearly to defuse building expectations that U.S. military strikes in Syria were imminent as part of a broadening drive to defeat the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 8/29/2014 10:06:55 AM     (No. 9985770)

Politico will try their best to clean up this mess, but it´s a challenge even for their spin machine.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 8/29/2014 10:54:02 AM     (No. 9985851)

If Obama would stay home and do the job we pay him to do, he might have a strategy. He spends more time on Air Force One than he spends in the Oval Office. He spends more time with his chef than he does with his Sec. of Defense. The Democrats should be ashamed of themselves for not vetting him before making him Leader of the Free World.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 8/29/2014 11:12:17 AM     (No. 9985893)

"Political space"? And now the UK is on threat level "severe", Obama´s still thinking bout "political space". And the lap dogs are out trying to stave off any criticism. Disgusting.

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