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Now lap dogs of another breed Joe Maddon Rays Jersey , those who allow for no fault in President Obama, have been coming out of the woodwork proclaiming that we have bigger fish to fry and this isn't really news. On that, I somewhat agree. Iraq, Afghanistan, Pirates, hmmm, what else? Oh yeah Evan Longoria Rays Jersey , the economy. But I think blind loyalty (you are a blind loyalist if you ignore negatives simply because you are passionate about the guy) misses the point. Any way you slice it, our president made a statement to the American public and then did an about-face. But did he break a promise? That's open to interpretation.
It can't be argued that Obama at least expressed an interest in adopting or rescuing a "mutt like me," but that doesn't constitute an oath to do so. Some argue his statements were binding. Some are simply motivated by a political opportunity to leverage this single issue as proof positive (to them) that Obama isn't suited for the position he now occupies. At the very least, some proponents of dog rescue and adoption argue that Obama gave the world the impression that he would do the right thing and then did the exact opposite, proving himself a typical Washington politician. For my part, I think he's just a father who expressed an opinion he changed his mind on and now finds himself in the position of appearing to be just another Washington elitist whose comments were driven by political opportunity.
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