Panetta Says That Obama is Responsible for ISIS

Panetta Says That Obama is Responsible for ISIS

Leon Panetta says that Obama “created a vacuum…and it’s out of that vacuum that ISIS began to breed.” Obama withdrew our forces to try to seem like a Gandi-type peacenik but this led to beheadings and rapes.  His intentions were good but they were naïve and the results were brutally disastrous, a reason for impeachment.

Panetta minimizes the horrors of Obama’s decisions by saying that he “relies on the logic of a law professor rather than the passion of a leader.”  What law professor? He was a mere lecturer.  I was a lecturer at Hunter College when I was completing my PH.D.  It is one rung up from a tutor.

As for our young genius’s grades?  Who knows?  He won’t release them.  I was magna cum laude.  Maybe I should be president.  I sure wouldn’t be stupid enough to follow ideology rather than pragmatism.  I sure wouldn’t be responsible for ISIS. I sure wouldn’t allow airplanes from Ebola-ridden nations to fly to the United States. I sure wouldn’t play golf after Foley was decapitated.

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David Lawrence

David Lawrence

David Lawrence has a Ph.D. in literature. He has published over 200 blogs, 600 poems, a memoir “The King of White-Collar Boxing,” several books of poems, including “Lane Changes.” Both can be purchased on He was a professional boxer and a CEO. Last year he was listed in New York Magazine as the 41st reason to love New York.

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