36% say he deserves a moderate amount of credit.
So the President agrees with 71% of the country.
Whats the problem?
On May 8, 4:29 pm, Keith In Köln <keithinta...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd love to hear PlainOl's take on Illana Mercer.....
> On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 8:34 PM, MJ <micha...@america.net> wrote:
> > *Bush Would Have Used The BLU-82
> > **written by Ilana Mercer on 05.07.11 <http://barelyablog.com/?p=37658> @
> > 8:25 pm*
> > Incredibly, some Republican Party media megaphones have been making the
> > case that Bush deserves credit for the actions of Obama in eliminating Osama
> > bin Laden. There is something particularity rank about this tack. It is one
> > thing to credit the operatives in the field, but quite another to commend a
> > far-removed gas bag like Genghis Bush with * the kill*<http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=295429>.
> > That is if you support what some are calling an extra-judicial killing. A
> > *Gallup survey*<http://www.gallup.com/poll/147395/Americans-Back-Bin-Laden-Mission-Cr...>indicates that "More than 9 in 10 Americans approve of the U.S. military
> > action that killed Osama bin Laden on Sunday."
> > What will it take for certain Republicans to give credit where credit is
> > due? Would BHO need to switch parties (a minor ideological conversion,
> > really).
> > The same Gallup poll *shows*<http://www.gallup.com/poll/147395/Americans-Back-Bin-Laden-Mission-Cr...>
> > ,<http://www.gallup.com/poll/147395/Americans-Back-Bin-Laden-Mission-Cr...>however, that, "Thirty-five percent say he deserves a great deal of credit
> > and another 36% say he deserves 'a moderate amount' of credit. More than a
> > quarter say he does not deserve much or any credit at all."
> > This is probably a function of the general antipathy toward Obama's
> > policies, and not * an objective assessment*<http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=295429>of the operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
> > Rest assured that if something had gone wrong, the sitting president would
> > have been blamed. "Former President Jimmy Carter knows about that," notes
> > the *Huffington Post.*<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/07/analysis-reimagining-obam_n_...>"In 1980, Carter approved a plan to rescue the American hostages in Iran
> > that ended in failure and left eight American servicemen dead. The botched
> > mission was cited as one factor in Carter's defeat when he ran for
> > re-election."
> > The attempt to drag Bush into this says something about the convergence of
> > the two parties on matters of foreign policy. Obama has "embraced his inner
> > neocon." As a consequence, Republicans have few bones to pick with the
> > president on the foreign policy front. What remains in their bag of
> > political tricks is to make hay of his exotic origins (*birth certificate*<http://barelyablog.com/?p=37379>),
> > or to claim that his predecessor paved the way for (what they perceive to
> > be) his recent success.
> > In any event, Bush's military signature is the *Daisy Cutter*<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BLU-82>
> > .
> > http://barelyablog.com/?p=37658
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