Obama’s Cuban Missile Crisis moment

Weren’t we told that Obama was the second coming of John F. Kennedy (as well, of course, of Honest Abe, both Roosevelts, etc.)?  Well, in the past weeks, Obama got his 3 a.m. phone call and his modern Cuban Missile Crisis and, I have to say, he’s no JFK:

Obama's Cuban Missile Crisis moment

Just by way of contrast, from Obama’s favorite paper of record:

New York Times on Cuban Missile Crisis

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  • http://phillips.blog.com phillips1938

    Of course years later we learned that Kennedy traded with the USSR.  He got rid of our missiles in Turkey.  

    • http://bookwormroom.com Bookworm

      I hold no brief for JFK — but at least he managed to look like he was in charge.

      • http://ymarsakar.wordpress.com Ymarsakar

        Before or after they got Diem assassinated?
         
         

  • Libby

    Given everything Obama’s done to make America toothless, it makes one wonder if this is all just kabuki theater to cover up that “flexibility” he promised Putin he could provide after 2012 election.

  • sabawa

    OBAMA:  Oh.Brother, Another.Miserable.Asperity.
    When will we be rid of this inanity?   Not sure I can wait that long.

  • Charles Martel

    In Swahili, word order is different from English. Thus:
     
    O = Over
     
    Bama = Bend!