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MacsMind contends that the troop contingent was contrived, based on an e-mail he says he received "from a sergeant that was there."
We were pre-screened, asked by officials “Who voted for Obama?”, and then those who raised their hands were shuffled to the front of the receiving line. They even handed out digital cameras and asked them to hold them up. Take a look at the picture at AP and notice all the cameras are the same models? Coincidence? I think not.
Originally posted by jsobecky
I don't think the troops have forgotten how Barry-O stiffed them on his European tour when he blew off the soldiers in the hospital because his camera crew couldn't go along. I think he decided to play basketball instead?
I watched his 'surprise visit to Iraq' and it looked as phoney as a three-dollar bill.
All of the politicians stack their crowds. It keeps the perception that they are adored by the masses alive