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Obama Lays Out Excuses for Terror Legacy

Outgoing president argues hands were tied in Iraq, blames gun laws and internet for homegrown terror

by Brendan Kirby | Updated 07 Dec 2016 

... Speaking at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, the president sought to absolve himself from responsibility for the growth of ISIS — an organization he once famously dismissed as a “JV team” — by prematurely withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011.

“As a practical matter, this was not an option,” he said. “By 2011, Iraqis wanted our military presence in Iraq to end, and they were unwilling to sign a new status-of-forces agreement to protect our troops from prosecution if they were trying to defend themselves in Iraq.”
After bragging that “no foreign terrorist organization has successfully planned and executed an attack on our homeland,” Obama acknowledged so-called “lone wolf” attacks in Boston, California, Orlando, and Fort Hood — the last example notable because the Obama administration initially refused to label the mass shooting at the Army base as an act of terrorism.
In pinpointing the cause of those attacks, Obama reached for two familiar boogeymen, the internet and — wait for it — lax guns laws.

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