Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Obama Surrenders Afghanistan

Announces Troop Surge, Withdrawal, Welcomes Taliban To The Table In Same Speech

One can only describe Obama’s speech at West Point yesterday as a stunning failure. 

As the television camera’s panned back and forth across the Cadets at West Point it was obvious that not only were they not impressed by the cheese eating surrender monkey in chief, they clearly recognized that this “President” was surrendering to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda terrorist organizations by announcing a withdrawal from Afghanistan in mid 2011.  It didn’t matter that the West Point Cadets were instructed by the West Point leadership to “respond enthusiastically” to Obama’s speech, they recognized surrender when they saw it and reacted accordingly.

Forget the fact that Obama announced a troop “surge” of 30,000 troops over 6 months (averaging 5,000 a month) up to June of 2010, completing the “build up” one year before his announced withdrawal starting in June of 2011, just in time for Obama to begin his campaign for re-election.  Great, let’s march our best and brightest into enemy territory only to have them march right back out a year later, and lesser in numbers.

The announcement of the ‘surge’ was completely overshadowed by Obama’s proclamation that he would welcome the Taliban to the negotiating table as long as they ‘rejected violence.’  These are the same Taliban that gave Osama Bin Laden safe haven before and after the 9-11-01 attacks on this country in which more than 3,000 people were brutally murdered in the largest terrorist attack not just on American soil, but in the history of Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda terrorist organization.

This “President” wants to give the Taliban a place at the table in Afghanistan’s government?  Surrender by any other name is still Surrender and you just know that somewhere that terrorist enabling Jimmy Carter is smiling in approval.

Related Links:
Der Spiegel Online: Obama’s Magic No Longer Works
Politico: Cheney Slams Obama for Projecting Weakness

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