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Obama Uses Children as Pawns in His Power Grab

Popham Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 8:54 AM
Surrounded by children. This despicable political ploy will likely go down in the annals of American history as one of the most reprehensible ever used by a president. It is of course reminiscent of Muslim terrorists who consistently use women and children as shields during wartime. We need a new White House.............soon.

Not one of the 23 executive orders that President Obama signed -- flanked by schoolchildren whom none of us want to see murdered and before an audience that included relatives of murdered schoolchildren -- would have prevented the massacre at Sandy Hook.

Did the main idea of the sentence above come through -- that the president's latest orders would not have stopped the heavily armed monster who entered a Connecticut school last month and killed 20 children and six adults? Or was your brain overwhelmed by anxiety signals arising from the imagery of vulnerable youngsters?

The overwhelming imagery is no accident. It's emotional...