While I was in Iraq, our mission was to liberate the Iraqi citizens from a tyrant; and that’s what we did. Never forget: it was your people who sent us there, like the Clintons, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi ,& Carl Levin. However, since the day you busted onto the scene, you’ve been talking about ending the war and pulling the troops out, not understanding the blood, sweat, and tears that so many Americans and Iraqis invested.
And with complete disregard for every life sacrificed, every limb lost, and every broken family, you bailed on our mission to pursue an agenda that was completely centered on your re-election in 2012. If you didn’t bail on Iraq, you were worried that you may not get reelected; and that’s a fact.
Just before elections on Oct 11, 2012, you said “Al Qaeda is on the run and Osama bin Laden is dead.” Look at Iraq now; they are in shambles, and the Al Qaeda flag is flying freely. Clearly, you’re unfit for duty as a Commander in Chief. You put your own agenda ahead of America’s agenda, and now you have single-handedly ruined and destroyed nearly everything we gained in Iraq.
It clearly means nothing to you because the only thing that you’ve personally invested in that country was a promise to bail on them. However, people like me gave limbs, friends have died, and we’ve watched families destroyed by war’s aftermath.
I’m not placing blame on you for the war, I’m placing blame on you for destroying what we’ve worked so hard to build. You’re not a leader; you’re a community organizer. A leader would have stood up regardless of the situation and put America’s agenda first; and that is ensuring a secure Iraq, even after 10 years of war. But, you placed Barack first, just as Robert Gates confirmed in his new book.
I can’t help but think of those poor kids I gave water and toys to 11 years ago. They’re probably 15 or 16 years old now, and I can only imagine what it’s like for them to have their nation being torn apart yet again–all because of your poor leadership qualities.
Regardless of why we went to Iraq, it’s water under the bridge. We went there, we waged war, and we not only owed it to our KIA’s– but we owed it to the citizens of Iraq. We invaded their country and turned it upside down, and you bailed on them. You bailed on our soldiers, and you’ve wasted every death and every limb; it’s all for nothing. And to make matters worse, you blame others for your failures.
You’re just another elitist rich thug who’s pretended to live the rough life growing up in the inner-city. You’re only worried about your own agenda and furthering your party instead of taking care of Americans. Your inability to be a leader at some of the most critical points has caused both of our wars to fail.
You’ve been a joke to most of our veteran community, and we have no faith in your ability to lead.
Senior Airman Ret Brian Kolfage USAF