C’mon, people, haven’t you been watching this clown in action (or might we say, inaction) the past six years? Why is anyone surprised he’d race to the golf course immediately after paying lip service to the beheading of James Foley? It was so easily predictable.
President Barack Obama reacted to the on-camera slaying of photojournalist James Foley for five minutes on Wednesday, telling a global audience that ‘when people harm Americans, anywhere, we do what’s necessary to see that justice is done.’
Minutes later he began a five-hour round at Farm Neck Golf Course on Martha’s Vineyard for his seventh visit to the links, so far, during a vacation that began August 9.
The decision brought a chorus of condemnation from TV commentators, journalists, conservative partisans and Twitter denizens – and even an unintentional slap from the left-leaning New York Times.
Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters could hardly contain his anger Wednesday night on the Fox News Channel as he discussed Obama’s reactions to the ISIS terror network’s beheading of Foley, an American who had been missing since 2012.
‘There is no way the president should be stupid enough to go play golf’ after such a somber speech, Peters said.
‘Not only did he insult the Foley family; he sent a message to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and all of the other jihadi terrorist militants – now soldiers of a jihadi army – that he doesn’t take it all seriously.’
ABC News political director Rick Klein told Fox host Greta van Susteren that the White House is ‘well past the point of caring about the so-called “optics” of things like this. And the president himself clearly doesn’t … care about the way it looks.’
Klein said he found it ‘jarring to see him on the golf course just minutes after giving an address like this.’
It took all these years for a twit like Klein to realize he just doesn’t give a shit about anyone but himself. Then there was a total lack of self-awareness from the New York Times Wednesday with this gem:
And this cover from today NY Daily News sums it up nicely: