A Tale of Two Obamas

First Candidate Obama rips the Bush administration for not prosecuting the Afghan “war of necessity” with enough vigor, and for not capturing Bin Laden. Then President Obama sends in more troops. Then he hand-picks a new general to run the war effort. Then he ignores the general. Then the general says he needs 40,000 more troops to avoid defeat. Then President Obama, in the midst of his Olympic junket, meets with his general for all of 25 minutes. Then, as the body bags start to mount, President Obama dithers … for weeks, saying he needs more time to decide what to do.

Mr. Obama, you don’t have any more time. The troops are waiting.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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