Look at these clips from President Obama’s a couple days ago to West Point grads vs. President Bush’s from 2008 and tell me this country — especially our military — isn’t starving for leadership that doesn’t run down America.
The tone of the addresses and reception from the cadets are polar opposites:
Obama “rallying the troops” reminds me of the basketball coach in the movie “Teen Wolf” whose pregame motivational speech to his team was “look at it this way, it’ll all be over with in a couple hours.”
This video is from 2009 but it still speaks volumes:
It’s a “sincerity” thing.