“We have fewer horses & bayonets, too”

“You mention the Navy,for example,and the fact that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well governor,we also have fewer horses and bayonets,” Obama said during the final presidential debate. “We have these things called aircraft carriers and planes land on them. We have ships that go underwater, nuclear submarines.”

“It’s not a game of battleship where we’re counting ships,it’s ‘What are our priorities?'” he said.
[Huffington Post – Elise Foley]

That biting comment by President Obama “mind-f**ked” Romney for a few minutes. Romney’s face reddened and it tightened so much that his lips disappeared and the corners of mouth whitened (review the video).

At another point, Mitt’s eyes narrowed and he bit his lower lip so hard that a white spot developed that looked like he was beginning to foam at the mouth.

Tonight was a national public spanking of Mitt Romney by President Obama.

The white power right and Tea Party are probably incensed by President Obama’s backhanding of Romney tonight.

President Obama’s command of foreign policy was impressive and factual.

Was President Obama presidential in tonight’s debate on foreign policy?


About SquarePegDem

A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email FOMB08@GMAIL.COM.
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2 Responses to “We have fewer horses & bayonets, too”

  1. Joseph Hayon says:

    Hello Michael. I believe progress is being made on a good mayoral candidate. How can I reach you?


  2. Dale Benjamin Drakeford says:

    Michael when you are this right-on, it is scary. Halloween came early for Romney and there were no tricks. The facts can truly treat the undecided. I hope they were listening and watching as well as you.


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