Barnicle: Obama Had ‘Great’ Presidency ‘With a Few Minor Ripples Like Syria’

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 12/19/2016 | Mark Finkelstein
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Shades of “other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?” . . . On today’s Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle claimed that Barack Obama had a “great, outstanding” presidency, “with a few minor ripples like Syria.”

So the death of hundreds of thousands of civilians, traceable to Obama’s abandonment of his red line, is a “minor ripple?” How callous can Barnicle be? And as bad as was Obama’s failure on Syria, it is just one of a string of fiascos at his feet, from the rise of ISIS, to Iran, Libya, and on the domestic front, a record number of people out of work and on food stamps, and the slowest recovery in modern history.

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But let’s give Barnicle credit. A bit earlier in the show, after a clip was played of Hillary Clinton blaming her loss on the Comey letter and Putin’s “beef” against her, Barnicle observed that it was “a sad way to step off the stage.”

MIKE BARNICLE: Barack Obama’s entire career has been a solo act. And he is,...
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