U.S. Soldiers Are Pumped About Obama
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There were cheers, whoops of joy and loud applause at U.S. military bases in Afghanistan today as soldiers welcomed in their new commander in chief, President Barack Obama.
Soldiers at Camp Phoenix, a mainly U.S. base on the outskirts of Kabul, stood at attention as they watched a live television transmission of Obama take the oath in Washington.
"It's a proud moment for us," said Brig. Gen. Steven Huber, commander of the base, where many of the soldiers hail from Illinois -- Obama's home state.
"He is our new commander in chief, and we will serve him with honor," Huber said. Live feeds of the ceremony were watched at other bases across Afghanistan, where roughly 32,000 U.S. soldiers lead an international effort to fight a Taliban-led insurgency and rebuild the local security forces.
But... but... but... Fox News said that the troops don't like Obama! Wow. Never thought I'd see the day conservatives would promote misinformation. Snort.
Sarcasm aside, I really like this: