President Obama included some tough talk in his speech today to the United Nations about terrorism. Mother Jones’ David Corn quoted Obama:
Obama on ISIS: "The only language understood by killers like this is the language of force."
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) September 24, 2014
Just imagine the reaction if a certain former president said that:
— RB (@RBPundit) September 24, 2014
But Obama said it so he’ll get not only a pass from many, but kudos for the forceful language.
@DavidCornDC If Bush had said it Corn would have claimed it was a distraction in a run up to the midterm elections
— Paul Drake (@PaulWDrake) September 24, 2014
@DavidCornDC Seems like we've heard this before.
— US Dept. of Irony (@IronyDept) September 24, 2014
@DavidCornDC Peace Prize!
— OpenThreads (@OpenThreads) September 24, 2014
— Jefferson Tea Party (@JeffersonTeaPar) September 24, 2014
— DeathToTyranny (@PostmasterBen) September 24, 2014