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howard112211 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-27-09 08:56 AM
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13. Well, the media doesn't exactly have a history of being on Obama's side.
I think the more attention he draws to this incident, the more they will spin it against him, so it is in his own interest to not declare it a national emergency the way Bush would have done.
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  -Why is the failed terror attempt prompting people to applaud Obama's handling of terrorism? howard112211  Dec-27-09 08:39 AM   #0 
  - yeah, it is kinda strange after 8 years of bush paranoid hysteria. nt  RepublicanElephant   Dec-27-09 08:42 AM   #1 
  - We like it, but it's not going over well with the rest of the country, witness the media reaction.  timeforpeace   Dec-27-09 10:55 AM   #17 
  - You can read, right?  elleng   Dec-27-09 08:43 AM   #2 
  - Yeah. But even if he wanted to, there would be nothing to brag about.  howard112211   Dec-27-09 08:45 AM   #5 
  - Like they asked after 9/11? The way they blamed Bush for it,  MH1   Dec-27-09 08:47 AM   #8 
     - Well, the media doesn't exactly have a history of being on Obama's side.  howard112211   Dec-27-09 08:56 AM   #13 
  - I know it huh?  HughMoran   Dec-27-09 08:54 AM   #10 
  - This event might easily have gone a different way and NOT PRETTY.  Double T   Dec-27-09 08:45 AM   #3 
  - Perhaps if you actually read that post  MH1   Dec-27-09 08:45 AM   #4 
  - Yes. I guess one can see saying nothing as an improvement over doing the things that Bush did.  howard112211   Dec-27-09 08:47 AM   #7 
  - Yes, and the way it was handled by Obama  tabatha   Dec-27-09 08:50 AM   #9 
     - Exactly. Bush's approach gave Al Qaeda far more stature  MH1   Dec-27-09 08:54 AM   #11 
     - Sending 30,000 more troops to fight 100 or so remaining al Qaeda doesn't do that?  timeforpeace   Dec-27-09 01:08 PM   #22 
     - +10000  HopeOverFear   Dec-27-09 10:03 AM   #14 
  - if you're going to start a new thread  Enrique   Dec-27-09 08:46 AM   #6 
  - Try here:  MH1   Dec-27-09 08:55 AM   #12 
  - Welcome to DU.  Ikonoklast   Dec-27-09 10:10 AM   #15 
  - It's just a way to distract people from the reality that Obama supports the most egregious abuse of  shadesofgray   Dec-27-09 10:28 AM   #16 
  - Learned response.  ipaint   Dec-27-09 11:05 AM   #18 
  - Because he did not run out and tell us the world was ending as we know it  krawhitham   Dec-27-09 12:09 PM   #19 
  - the reasons given in the post you link are self evident  treestar   Dec-27-09 12:11 PM   #20 
  - Until I see the NIE document that states "Nigerian boy determined  dave29   Dec-27-09 12:20 PM   #21 
  - Some very good responses here. All I can say is: enjoy your stay. nt  Hekate   Dec-27-09 03:29 PM   #23 

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