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Obama in Afghanistan?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, May 1, 2012.

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  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Maybe, maybe not:

  2. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I would be shocked if he's there on a trip. Afghanistan is not a swing state.
  3. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    MSNBC says he is in Afghanistan.

    Spiking the football? LOL.
  4. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    i am concerned
  5. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

    If he went just for diplomacy, it's a wasted opportunity. A great Bush moment (I'll concede there weren't as many as I would have liked) was when he surprised the troops (Thanksgiving, I think). Obama could have done something similar on his way - maybe he still will.
  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  7. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Since he's making a speech in 3 hours from Bagram, it appears that he's spening some time with the troops.
  8. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Speech on tape delay now on CNN (with video) and MSNBC (sound only).
  9. Guy_Incognito

    Guy_Incognito Well-Known Member

  10. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    His time with troops:

    "We're going to keep you here, at least through November. We just can't have any more news stories about unemployed veterans trying to feed their kids between now and the election. That cool with you?".
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Sounds about right.

    At least when the previous president went over for a surprise visit at Thanksgiving he wasn't whoring for votes in an election cycle.
  12. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member


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