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Obama simply is not very American

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Feb 25, 2015 at 19:05

Hi, John in Michigan

After six full years in office, President Obama does not present the enigma to me that he did when he was first elected. Most Presidents have to focus much more on domestic issues than foreign affairs; and in this, Obama has been like the rest. Even so, he has probably traveled more abroad during the past six years on diplomatic missions than any previous president in a similar period of time.

I think Obama's foreign policy can be easily understood by (1) his Muslim upbringing, (2) his mother's rabidy anti-American radicalism, and (3) the Saudi (Khalid al-Mansour) and terrorist (Bill Ayers) sponsors who propelled him to the Presidency. Everything he has done since taking office is a reflection of this.

Yes, he focuses on domestic issues of necessity; but he has a deep (though befuddled) interest in foreign affairs. He was, after all, born of a Kenyan and raised in Indonesia. He is not your American "boy next door" by a long shot. By the time he actually LIVED in America, he was nigh on college age;and the Americans he associated wit were snobby intellectuals.

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