Obama’s Afghan trip: 14,000 miles for brief remarks lacking one crucial word

Posted by on May 02, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Here’s what Obama got politically from this stagecraft: Bonus public attention focused on the Osama bin Laden assassination anniversary. Photos of troops clamoring for his fist bumps. An entire day focused on him, his words and non-stop talk of the 10-year war winding down.

An entire news day, one of only 189 precious ones left before Nov. 6, not focused on Solyndras, prostitution scandals, GSA parties, $5 trillion in new national debt, no federal budget for three years running, high unemployment, sluggish growth, legal crucifixions nor Mitt Romney.

Nevermind the Kabul explosions, killing at least six, a couple of hours after his brief visit.

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