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Chuck Pinkey

March 11, 2014

Obama just isn't cut out for president

No one, on the Left, wants to admit to the elephant in the room, but Barack Obama was elected president for three reasons only.  He is a good-looking young man.  He is a great orator as long as the teleprompter is working, and finally, the mainstream media, Hollywood, and the liberal elite wanted an African-American president, regardless of his qualifications.

Like my father used to say, “Careful what you wish for, you might get it.”  The aforementioned three reasons are fine, but they must be coupled with experience and savvy.  Unfortunately, this man-child has neither.

Forgetting about the calamity of Obama economics and health care, let’s concentrate on the madness, mayhem and disarray that his inexperience and “Kumbaya” approach to international affairs have caused.  Past presidents have certainly faced greater challenges, but this novice has brought upon himself a host of problems that he is incapable of handling.

Our southern border has been porous for decades, but in recent years, Mexican drug lords have brought their violence into our Southwest.  President Obama’s answer is to close national parks near the border, denying American citizens access because he is unwilling to man up and guarantee their safety on American soil.  Woodrow Wilson faced a similar problem, but he had Black Jack Pershing. Surely Mr. President, the U.S. Army can handle this. 

Overseas, President Obama’s policies have contributed to chaos, bloodshed and the increased power of radical Islam in Egypt, Libya and Iraq.  The “Red Line” drawn in Syria has been crossed more times than Hillary Clinton and Eric Holder claim they “can’t recall” under oath, and Syrian President Assad is still in power, killing people and maintaining his supply of chemical weapons while our Commander-in-Chief attends campaign fundraisers. 

Do we even need to mention the cooling of our relationship with Israel, as President Obama tries to coddle the Arab world?  That has worked about as well as anything else he’s tried.  Iran’s nuclear program is still moving forward, and Pakistan becomes more corrupt as al-Qaeda’s influence grows. 

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