Monday, January 3, 2011

Obama is an Asshole.

That's right. A complete asshole, and that's being kind about it.

Apparently this pResident has plenty of time to vacation in Hawaii, play lots of golf and he makes sure to find the time to call the Eagle's owner  Jeffrey Lurie to commend him for giving the dog torturing bastard Michael Vick a second chance... But calling the family of a fallen soldier? Nah, that's a hassle.

We can't cut in on the the poor fellow's tee time.

Found here: 

(The Tacoma News-Tribune) — The parents of a Yelm soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this month have received cards from friends and strangers expressing condolences, and they’re grateful for the support. “As a father of someone killed, it is overwhelming,” said Lt. Col. Patrick Collins (Ret.). His son, Sgt. Sean Collins, was buried Wednesday at the Tahoma National CemeteryAmong that outpouring of empathy, two politicians inadvertently stung the family One slight came in a letter of condolences the family received from the office of Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

At first, the Collins family appreciated that Cantwell had taken the time to send a letter acknowledging their son’s sacrifice. But the letter misidentified the slain soldier in its last paragraph, which reads:

“Again, please accept my warmest condolences. May your memories of Bryn and the knowledge that he made a positive impact on the lives of so many serve as a source of comfort to you during this time of sorrow.”

The letter was dated Dec. 20 and delivered to Sean Collins’ mother, Linda Collins of Yelm. The error conveyed to the family that Cantwell had sent a form letter.

“They couldn’t even proofread it,” she said. “I’m sure if her son had died, she would’ve at least wanted his name spelled correctly.That’s just sloppy staff work, that’s an embarrassment,” Patrick Collins said. He has not yet called Cantwell’s office to ask for an apology.

Cantwell’s office is on short staffing for the holiday week and has not replied to an email to its press staff. The Collins family was in touch with Cantwell’s office in the capital Thursday, and was told Cantwell’s staffers were looking into the mistake.

The other slight came when Patrick Collins called the White House and asked to have President Obama call his ex-wife, Linda, to talk about their son. He was told that Obama did not regularly make phone calls to the families of fallen soldiers.

Later, Patrick Collins read a story about Obama’s phone call to Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffery Lurie. Obama reportedly praised Lurie for giving quarterback Michael Vick a second chance to play football after serving time in prison for running a dog fighting ring.

“That burns,” Patrick Collins said Thursday. “Any soldier that gets killed in action, you’d think the president would be calling someone in the family. There’s no politics in it. His predecessor did it,” Collins said.

Horrible. Just awful. How many times can this family be dishonored?

Just when I think I cannot loathe Obama any more, he proves me wrong. Honestly, I don't think there's a vile enough pejorative for this shit sack.


BATMAN said...

Obama has zero respect for the military or their families...and gets away with it.

I'll visit you when you're in prison for your "asshole" remark ;)

Always On Watch said...

I can't possibly disagree with the title of this post.

Who will go my bail if I get picked up for agreeing with you?

Brooke said...

If you don't hear from me in a while, you might need to visit me in the pen. ;)

There won't be any bail for insulting 'the one.'

William Stout said...

It is difficult to express true sympathy when all you have is a facade. The loss of a child is a terrible burden to bear and the utter lack of care and respect that was displayed by both the Senator and the President is unforgiveable. Who have we become as a nation when such creatures not only exist, but occupy the highest echelons of power?

I came to realize that this is who the left was back in the 1970's and they have never shown any inclination to move away from that vapid position. They just feign concern and smile as they lie to your face and I despise them for that.

I will remember the Lt. Colonel and his ex-wife in my prayers for the loss of their son.

cube said...

I'm not advocating that a sitting president must notify every family of a slain solder, but if it's done at all, it should be done from the heart and not for a photo op.

Brooke said...

Stout: Thanks for stopping by!

I couldn't agree more.

Cube: I get that the president may be too busy GOLFING... But the senator's staff should have at least proofread the letter.

If, as a hospital employee I called a family with business regarding a death and used the wrong name I would be SHITCANNED in a second.

I agree. It needs to be genuine.

cube said...

Thank God that I'm not, but if I were the family of a slain soldier, I wouldn't give a rat's ass about a letter from Obama. The contempt he has for the military is palpable.

USA_Admiral said...

I can't wait until the toilet paper of time wipes 0bama and his shit away.

cube said...

The families of the fallen soldiers won't be contributing tons of cash to BO's reelection campaign as the Eagles owner will undoubtedly do. Obama has his priorities.

USA_Admiral: lol.

Brooke said...

USA: Nicely put. :)

Cube: I think you have hit the nail on the head with that one.