In making a point about the president’s lack of leadership in her opening statement Saturday night, Judge Jeanine Pirro compared him to Lincoln and Reagan, trashing Obama as a weak and feckless embarrassment.
“Admit it, you’ve been played”, she jeered. “Caught flat footed by a devil who doesn’t wear Prada. Through your feckless an inept foreign policy, you have squandered the good will and the reputation of this great nation. You engage in diplomacy with public conversations with your finger to the wind. The United States of America deserves better. The men who made the monumental decisions that contributed to the greatness of America, did it through a position of strength and respect. They didn’t make these decisions on stage, but rather in the quiet of the Oval Office after consultation and consideration of the consequences. You sit in the same office that Lincoln, FDR, and Reagan sat, but you are no Lincoln, no FDR and no Reagan. To most of us, 2016 can’t come soon enough.”
To be fair, Obama did consult his Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough privately and considered the grave political consequences of unilateral action in Syria. At the time, it seemed like a brilliant strategy to put the responsibility of going to war on Congress. U ntil it looked like both Houses were still going to vote it down.
This is funny. For some reason Fox News bigwigs think it’s edifying and/or entertaining for their audience to be treated to Republican and Democrat strategists spewing their idiotic talking points at each other. This is typically the most boring and frustrating part of the show. It’s seems very much to me like a “check the box”, get it out of the way to make the “fair and balanced” crowd happy segment.
Bur Pirro read the Dem’s talking points (didn’t know she could do that!) before he came on, and she was ready for him.