How much water goes in that bucket?
Once again Kraughammer shows (a) that he's terminally biased and (b) that
he doesn't have a clue. Business as usual for Krauthammer.
As Uusal Krauthammer is all wet. Obama actually won 2 of the three debates
including the last one. Romney's comment on the status of the U.S. Navy
shows just how out of date he is. It should be pointed out that one modern
destroyer has more destructive power than 10 1916 battleships. And would you
like to serve on on 1916 diesel electric submarine or a modern nuclear sub>
Krauthammer says about Benghazi: "The misleading is beyond dispute. The only
question is whether it was intentional, i.e. deliberate deceit, or
unintentional, i.e. scandalous incompetence."Clearly it's
answer "A": deliberate deceit. Obama knew in the first two hours that
it was a terror attack.However, calling it a terror attack would
have undermined his only foreign policy credential, which was killing Bin Laden.
His stump speech -- both before and after Benghazi -- made the claim, "We
have Al Qaeda on its heels."So Obama sent his spokespeople in
front of the cameras to lie about it over and over again. He himself lied about
it. As much as America would like to believe it was only incompetence,
Obama's lies were deliberate.
Mike in Cedar City, most accounts have it that Romney "won" the first,
the second was basically a tie, and the third went to Obama. But let us
remember: it's not about winning the debate, it's about winning the
election. In a pragmatic sense, the winner of the debates will be announced in
10 days. I also find it very interesting, and telling, that Romney
didn't bring up Benghazi in the last debate. You KNOW the Romney team had
huge internal debates about what he should say about it, and it was a calculated
move. I believe they realized that the media and the public were so incredibly
aware of either the (a) deceit, or (b) incompetence, that he had nothing to gain
by brining it up, and potentially something to lose by sounding petty or
politicizing the tragedy. And you KNOW the Obama team spent plenty of time
preparing to defend against this attack (which never came), which turned out to
be wasted time. Clever move by the Romney team, and it moved him one step
Spot on, Charles. The king has no clothes.
Only krafty could lay out such a disengenious argument that the number of
battleships matters.The Navy and all our offesive style
"defense" is stronger and more expensive than it has ever been. Our
"defense" costs are nearing 1 trillion dollars as conservatives are
selectivly ever other president crying out a 1.4 trillion dollar defficit.Drones are cheaper and more effective. Everyone knows that but krafty
I would bet 1 modern Frigate with Satellite communications, Over the Horizon
radar, stern Heliport, and 100 tomahawk cruise missles -- Over 100
Mitt Romney 1916 WWI era Navy surface ships anyday.
@freedomingood - and, in addition to krafty and Mitt, don't forget about
the Navy leadership. Apparently you and Barak know more about the
needs of the Navy than the very leaders of that military branch, who have asked
for an increase of ships to adequately perform their mission.
@Nate: "Obama knew in the first two hours that it was a terror
attack."True, and he did nothing about it. And why? Because he
previously stated that he had put Al Qaeda on its heels with the killing of
Osama and he didn't want to appear like a bumbling idiot... even at the
expense of four American' lives. Four Americans dead due to political
Joe Mo, I am an old college debater, and the polls on the 2nd debate agree with
me. But you are right, in just a few days we will get the only poll that
It's beyond sick - I have given up reading the DN comments. Always the
sycophants must wasit until the internet version comes out and be the first to
jump to protect their messiah! Well now he can prove that the oceans will
stop rising, for real.As far as the debates, 0bama looked like a little
kid who wasn't going to debate someone he loathes! His manner in all 3
debates was like a school yard bully. So let's talk about trying to
force churches to pay for birth control & if elected again it will be full
on abortion with NO restrictions. (Read michelle's letter in 2004) (Read
how he voted against bills that would give a Dr permission to help babies born
alive of botched abortion)Also read up on how a late term abortion is
done.Benghazi might be the nail in the coffin! Will have effect for years
on our military - thus our safety. They believe now, no one has their back &
they will be left behind! Not an Amer value!
I am an independant voter and neither of these choices really blow my skirts up.
However, how anyone can defend the current resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
is beyond reason. Say what you will about Mitt Romney, and I will probably
agree with you, but at least he's an adult. Barak Hussein Obama has been a
blight on the American public as a whole, and has brought this once proud nation
to the brink of financial collapse, even after promising financial restraint.