What are troops good for? Photo ops!

Obama Tells Troops: “You Guys Make a Pretty Good Photo-Op”

Such tact, such wit.

And if you’re in Afghanistan, hold tight for your turn,

White House aides: No Afghan decision before Thanksgiving (h/t Dymphna); however, the WaPo managed to save the soundbite, so to speak,

Obama arrived on the base 3:19 p.m. local time (1 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) and received a rousing welcome from 1,500 troops in camouflage uniforms, many holding cameras or pointing cellphones to snap pictures.

“You guys make a pretty good photo op,” the president said.

Unreal.

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  2. foutsc Says:

    All the world’s a stage for the Super-O, and we are just bit players…

  3. The Unfit President v32.5.78.03 « Obi’s Sister Says:

    [...] whether its ours or theirs, is so overrated when he considers soldiers as mere props for personal “photo-ops”. He won’t support them, but he’ll use [...]