"I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being." - President Barack Obama, USMA, 5/28/14
Of course, the exceptionalism he's talking about is the exceptions the unions get with Obamacare...
Soooooooooo, the President gave a speech at West Point. I missed it. Had work to do.
Here's the write up by the Daily Mail UK:
...Receiving tepid applause and a short standing ovation from less than one-quarter of the audience upon his introduction, Obama argued for a contradictory foreign policy that relies on NATO and the United Nations while insisting that 'America must always lead on the world stage.'...
For the Syrian support statements, I guess that just means that we will soon acknowledge our presence there...having @#$%ing been there since Jump Street.
As a military audience, I'm sure you understand the impact of only 25% (or less) of cadets in attendence giving a standing ovation to the Commander in Chief. There was more applause for his symbolic pardoning of cadets with remaining restrictions.
But if I were one of the cadets on restriction, I'd be concerned as the President has made Foreign Policy promises since his first year in pffice that have yet to materialize.
As for a take on the President's speech from someone who watched
read it, go see the Armorer