Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Obama's Military Greeting in Iraq was Staged: Troops Were Screened for Obama Voters
The Big Feed ^ | April 12, 2009 | Captain Thurston
Posted on Sun Apr 12 11:59:27 2009 by The Big Feed
So the White House decided it was going to "stage" its own surprise visit to Iraq. Here's how the mainstream press reported it:
Cheered wildly by U.S. troops, President Barack Obama flew unannounced into Iraq on Tuesday and promptly declared it was time for Iraqis to "take responsibility for their country" after America's commitment of six years and thousands of lives.
What a startling change in attitude. From zero to hero. But not so fast. If you're wondering how the man who consistently opposed our troops in Iraq and their mission could be greeted so heartily, you're not the only one. Shenanigans. And lots of them. Macsmind reveals an email from an Army sergeant who was in Iraq when Obama arrived...
This picture simply doesn't jive with Obama's earlier greeting and the military poll numbers during the election campaign.
The most obvious evidence of the White House's manipulation of the crowd that greeted Obama during his surprise visit are the photos themselves. Look at the picture above. How many African-Americans do you see in that photo? African-Americans make up roughly 12-14% of soldiers serving in the U.S. Army. Does that photo seem representative of that number to you?
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