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Andrew C. McCarthy: Alinsky Does Afghanistan, National Review Online

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 4, 2009 @ 11:04 am In Uncategorized | 1 Comment

If there is one word that captures President Obama’s much-anticipated Afghanistan speech, it is “cynical.” Yes, the speech was also internally contradictory, counter-historical, and premised on fatally flawed assumptions about Islam and the Afghan people. Cynicism, however, is the defining feature of Obama speeches. This one was no different: from its use of the United States Military Academy as a prop to its concluding assertion that “our resolve is unwavering” . . . after the president had spent the preceding 40 minutes in full waver mode.

via Andrew C. McCarthy on National Review Online [1].

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[1] Andrew C. McCarthy on National Review Online: http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=MzRhOGIzZWNiN2FkZDIwNDEwOTcyYWY4OWJlYmNkNTg

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