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Obama to Troops: "You make a pretty good photo op.&quot

Further proof that Obama is dithering in Afghanistan because he doesn't care about the troops or victory and sees absolutely nothing worthwhile about the military -- other than how it can make him look good. What you get out of this story is that he's using troops as a photo op, and increased military pay (which happens every year for cost of living adjustments) to get applause.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/19/AR200911...

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Obama to Troops: "You make a pretty good photo op.&quot

It shouldn't come as any surprise. It doesn't to me.

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Obama to Troops: "You make a pretty good photo op.&quot

When Obama said "You guys make a pretty good photo op," I thought that was one of the dumbest things he could say - and then I realized, that dumb or not, that is how he feels. He simply looks for ways to make himself look good and give the impression that he cares. How insulting!

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Obama to Troops: "You make a pretty good photo op.&quot

This was one of the few honest remarks I've heard him make. It really is how he feels about our soldiers. At least he wasn't too busy "shooting hoops" this time.

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