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Too Much Bluster, Too Late for Obama

Stephen288 Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 8:35 AM
"When voters think commander in chief, a picture of the current president comes to their minds." Excuse me while I vomit. No, when any thinking voter thinks commander in chief, a picture of an actual president comes to mind. Bush, Reagan, JFK, Eisenhower, even LBJ or Nixon. I can certainly picture Romney in the role. But this ignorant, incompetent poseur Obama? Not ever! In the shot of the national security staff presumably watching the bin Laden raid, he is the smallest, most pathetic person in the room. His real image is forever the famous shot of him in college, sucking on a doobie. Ne never was and never will be a credible commander in chief.
traitorbill Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 9:18 AM
When I think of President, I think of somebody who loves our country, and not somebody who wants to fundamentally transform it.
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