Last night, Obama addressed the nation vowing to “destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL.” The speech, focusing on a four-point counterterrorism plan for Iraq and Syria, was met with mixed reactions.
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Commenters took to social media to voice their opinions on the president’s remarks, sometimes, speaking very candidly.
Here are some highlights from the night’s reactions:
Goodnight everybody. Sleep well knowing the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria isn’t Islamic.
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) September 11, 2014
There is nothing about Obama that makes me feel confident on foriegn issues. #obamaspeech
— Chris Beykirch (@cbeykirch) September 11, 2014
— Bob Barr (@bobbarr) September 11, 2014
This might be President Obama's best speech yet. #ObamaSpeech
— Eche Madubuike (@EcheMadubuike) November 7, 2012
I don't know which America Obama lives in but it sounds a lot better than the one we're in now. #obamaspeech
— Luis Parrales (@KingLouuii) September 11, 2014
Finally some strong words!!! : "If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven" #ObamaSpeech
— Judy Mayka Stecker (@JudyMayka) September 11, 2014
#obamaspeech Ok, you told us how we're getting in . . . Did I miss the part on how we're getting out?
— B.R. Kelley (@indmutation) September 11, 2014
Mr. Obama continually fails to make religious liberty a fundamental aspect of our foreign policy interest. #ObamaSpeech
— Tony Perkins (@tperkins) September 11, 2014
— Wayne Dupree ?? (@WayneDupreeShow) September 11, 2014
— Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) September 11, 2014
"My highest priority is the security of the American people." Except for the Benghazi Four, our border patrol agents, Marine in Mexico…
— Casey Kim (@caseykim12) September 11, 2014
ISIS, economy and Ebola all in the same speech #WTF
— Alan Veach (@a_veachBG) September 11, 2014