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Saturday, July 26, 2008

Obama: Made For TV or the Real Deal?

Subject: First Hand Report on BarackObama's visit to Afghanistan

This is a first hand account from the cousin of one of our friends.

I don't know each of your personal political convictions,
but I thought it was important enough to share.
This is Jeff's first hand view of Senator Obama.
>
> Jacki>
> ---------- Forwarded Message ----------
> Hello everyone,
> As you know I am not a very political person. I just
> wanted to pass along that Senator Obama came to Bagram Afghanistan for
> about an hour on his visit to 'The War Zone'. I wanted to share with you
> what happened.
> He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof
> vehicle, got to the area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is
> the commander here at Bagram.
>
> As the Soldiers were lined up to shake his hand he
> blew them off and didn't say a word as he went into the conference room
> to meet the General. As he finished, the vehicles took him to the
> ClamShell (pretty much a big top tent that military personnel can play
> basketball or work out in with weights) so he could take his publicity
> pictures playing basketball. He again shunned the opportunity to talk to
> Soldiers to thank them for their service.
>
> So really he was just here to make a showing for the
> American's back home that he is their candidate for President. I think
> that if you are going to make an effort to come all the way over here
> you would thank those that are providing the freedom that they are
> providing for you.
>
> I swear we got more thanks from the NBA Basketball
> Players or the Dallas Cowboy Cheer leaders than from the Senator, who wants
> to be the President of the United States . I just don't understand how
> anyone would want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that
> he was scared to be around those that provide the freedom for him and
> our great country.
>
> If this is blunt and to the
> point I am sorry but I wanted you all to know what kind of caliber of
> person he really is. What you see in the news is all fake.
>
> In service,
> CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
> Battle Captain
> TF Wasatch
> American Soldier

2 comments:

Kristen Borland said...

that's pretty sad. how can anyone pass up an opportunity to thank the people risking their lives for us?

momma's heart said...

This confirms my own thoughts. Wish it could be put on the mainstream news, but they conveniently turn their backs to the truth, and don't report it. Thanks.