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Obama Pauses to Soak in Cheers From Veterans, Only They Don’t Seem to Care

During his speech to the American Legion’s 96th National Convention, President Obama delivered a line on his foreign policy vision that he was sure would bring the house down. He even paused a moment to soak in the praise.

“You know that we should never send America’s sons and daughters into harm’s way unless it is absolutely necessary, and we have a plan and we are resourcing it and prepared to see it through.”

That’s when Obama visualized this happening …

Only to actually have this happen …

Charlie Spiering at Breitbart writes:

President Obama received a tepid response from veterans as he voiced his foreign policy ideals during a speech at the American Legion’s 96th national convention in North Carolina.

Staring blankly at his teleprompter, Obama recited his speech, pausing for applause that never came.

Many of the veterans shown on camera during his speech made no effort to applau(d), instead watching the speech with arms folded.

The veterans’ response to Obama is closely in line with the way new West Point cadets received their Commander-in-Chief earlier this year.

While Obama couldn’t even get one in four cadets to show appreciation at the time, former President George W. Bush was given this reception…

Post first appeared at Headline Politics

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing conservatively charged articles for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker,, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession.

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