Puzzled by Obama

May 24, 2013 

It has been some time since I have written an opinion letter.

I can't figure out President Obama. He is supposed to be a leader (some questioning there). He didn't know about Benghazi or the IRS targets? I believe if he had known about them, he wouldn't have done anything about them. Point, he hasn't done anything yet except fire a guy whose appointment was up in June.

Try this: If Obama didn't know what was going on in the world, then it must have been former President Bush's fault. I wish Bush would try to be more open to Obama.

I do think the president must be in charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs. I contacted the VA six weeks ago for them to send me a 10-10EZR form. Guess what? I still haven't gotten one.

I know this administration is mostly from Chicago. I strictly agree with Jim Bonnevier and his statement on May 22 about what does Obama know? Answer, nothing.

What is it with politics? They pick someone from their family for a job because they are the best qualified, then start promoting them until they get such a high office they don't know anything. It reminds me of when I was working, the company hired people off the street and kept promoting their incompetence to the point they didn't know a thing about their job. Then they always had that index finger pointed at someone when their policy failed. Better things to happen later, I guess.

Charles Lyerla


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