Obama Comes to Japan Mulling Afghan W...

Obama Comes to Japan Mulling Afghan War Options

There are 1 comment on the ABC News story from Nov 13, 2009, titled Obama Comes to Japan Mulling Afghan War Options. In it, ABC News reports that:

President Barack Obama arrived in Tokyo on Friday, aiming to shore up relations with a new Japanese government that vows to be more assertive with its U.S. ally, even as he grapples with sending more U.S. troops to Afghanistan.

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ohb1canobee

Greeley, CO

#1 Nov 13, 2009
How about a statue of him in the classic "thinker" pose? Below it a plaque list his one acheivement: "Nobel Peace Prize for...uhhh...something he wanted to do.".

What's he really thinking?: "How do I get out of this box I created for myself? Having called Afghanistan 'The Good War', I now want to run away as fast as possible. How do I keep my looney left peace-nics happy, yet not seem like a callous, coniving hypocrit? How do I do an old fashioned politician's tap dance and still call it Hope & Change? How do I make running away seem heroic and noble? Is that peace prize like a Monopoly 'Get out of jail free' card? Can I use it to make a feckless reversal seem noble? I've got to call those boys in Norway and see how that damn thing works!"

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