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mikesilvia
09-17-2012, 05:10 PM
In Libya, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues were murdered Tuesday. Earlier that day, protesters in Egypt stormed the U.S. embassy and tore down the American flag.It was "the day the roof fell in," proclaimed blogger and historian Walter Russell Mead. Barack Obama's "efforts to reconcile the U.S. and moderate Islamism -- in part by distancing the U.S. from Israel -- have angered Israel without reducing Islamist bitterness against the United States."In other words, his Middle East policies are in shambles. His assumption that a president...

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drtom2005
09-18-2012, 01:09 AM
Of course, the 800 pound gorilla in the room is the invasion of Iraq, which the author forgets to mention as a Bush policy.

shrewsbury
09-18-2012, 09:28 AM
yep, everything that has gone wrong for Obama is Bush's fault and the few things that have gone right is because of Obama.

habsheaven
09-18-2012, 09:45 AM
That article is so full of misinformation it would take all day to rip it apart. Suffice to say it's just more garbage rhetoric out of the right.

Wickabee
09-18-2012, 01:16 PM
yep, everything that has gone wrong for Obama is Bush's fault and the few things that have gone right is because of Obama.

Just as not everything is Bush's fault some of it is.

drtom2005
09-18-2012, 11:01 PM
yep, everything that has gone wrong for Obama is Bush's fault and the few things that have gone right is because of Obama.
Actually, Obama is responsible for not leaving yet. I just wish "journalists" would tell the whole story. :)