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Where Are His Handlers?

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We all know that every President has them.  The handlers.  The White House ‘officials’ who help craft the speeches, the appearances, the responses.  So where are the handlers for President Obama?  They were most certainly absent on Monday in D.C. when he responded to a question posed by a student who is, one must speculate, in the country illegally.  According to an excerpt from CNSNews.com, it went something like this:

A student, who appeared via Skype, asked: “My question for the president is, why [is the government] saying that deportations have stopped — or the detention of many students like me, why is it that we are still receiving deportation letters like this one?”

Uh, really?  Are we to glean from this that the ‘student’ is actually outing herself to the President of the United States in front of God and everyone else this way?  Seriously?  Are the people who have entered our nation illegally really this bold?  Yes, Virginia, they sure are!  And how did our fearless leader respond?

“And for a young person like that young woman that we just spoke to who’s going to school, doing all the right things, we want them to succeed,” Obama said.

“I have been such a strong proponent of the DREAM Act–why I reiterated during my State of the Union speech that we need to pass the DREAM Act,” said Obama. “We came close in the December. It almost happened.”

Done ‘all the right things’?  The Dream Act?  Hey, Mr. President!  In case you missed it, the whole damn world is on fire right now!  Put down the fiddle and the Dream Act and get to work!  He goes on to say that we are a nation of laws.  Yes sir, we sure are!  Now, how’s about enforcing them?  We have policies and procedures in place to enter our country legally.  If you don’t follow them, then you are here ILLEGALLY!  Period.  Play by the rules, follow our laws, for God sake learn the language  and we’ll get along great!  If you cross the border illegally, you’ll be asked to leave.  And I don’t care which border it is.  Mexico, Canada, East Coast, West Coast, whatever.  This president is constantly contradicting himself on critical issues.  Yes, all politicians are guilty of it from time to time.  But of all leaders, the President of the United States should have someone whispering in his ear that carefully crafted response that will at least make us believe he is not totally incompetent.  And if the feds won’t enforce the rules, then we the people must insist that our state leaders do it for them.  After all, we are a nation of laws, right?

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