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Obama Will Triumph -- So Will America

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#Continued the draw down the misbegotten war in Iraq
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Thoughtfully and decisively picked the best of several bad choices regarding the war in Afghanistan
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Gave a major precedent-setting speech supporting gay rights
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Restored America's image around the globe
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Banned torture of American prisoners
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Stopped the free fall of the American economy
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)


#Put the USA squarely back in the bilateral international community
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Put the USA squarely into the middle of the international effort to halt global warming
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Stood up for educational reform
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Won a Nobel peace prize
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Moved the trial of terrorists back into the American judicial system of checks and balances
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Did what had to be done to start the slow, torturous and almost impossible process of health care reform that 7 presidents had failed to even begin
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Responded to hatred from the right and left with measured good humor and patience
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Stopped the free fall of job losses
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Showed immense personal courage in the face of an armed and dangerous far right opposition that included the sort of disgusting people that show up at public meetings carrying loaded weapons and carrying Timothy McVeigh-inspired signs about the "blood of tyrants" needing to "water the tree of liberty""
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

#Showed that he could not only make the tough military choices but explain and defend them brilliantly
(But that wasn't good enough for his critics)

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Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times best selling author. He is a survivor of both polio and an evangelical/fundamentalist childhood, an acclaimed writer who overcame severe dyslexia, a home-schooled and self-taught documentary movie director, a (more...)
 
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still waiting for an answer to the question about ... by michael payne on Sunday, Oct 3, 2010 at 9:51:31 AM
For example, he could hold an emergency session of... by Jeff Poster on Thursday, Sep 30, 2010 at 10:32:47 PM
I, always maintained that election of Obama would ... by ASPI SHROFF on Friday, Oct 1, 2010 at 5:29:08 AM
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Obama got elected because there were no alternativ... by Doc McCoy on Friday, Oct 1, 2010 at 7:54:26 AM
I am amazed that the left-wing whiners are not all... by Dak on Friday, Oct 1, 2010 at 9:42:39 AM
You claim that progressives are cry babies who whi... by Don Smith on Friday, Oct 1, 2010 at 10:38:32 AM