Nice try by President Obama to change the national subject of intense public discussion from his serial scandals to his war — no, wait — he prefers “fight” against terrorism.
In an hour-long speech of nearly 7,000 words, interrupted by a persistent heckler, the former Real Good Talker reminded his audience at the National Defense University, whose mission is to study war, that the United States has “constitutional principles” that have survived many wars during more than two centuries. No kidding.
And that “having fought for our independence, we know a price must be paid for freedom.”
Strange words indeed coming out of the mouth of an alleged constitutional law lecturer and president whose Internal Revenue Service has been illegally targeting and intimidating Americans of a certain contrary political persuasion.
Or whose F.B.I. has been checking the communications of professional journalists despite the First Amendment and labeling one of them a criminal co-conspirator in order to access his private communications and his parents’ home phone.
None of which this chief executive admits to knowing anything about because he’s apparently out of the loop on everything except the successes of SEAL Team 6.
Read More at investors.com . By Andrew Malcolm.