Narcissistic- heck no! The Ego-in-Chief
On Wednesday, President Obama added another prestigious medal to his Nobel Prize collection when he had Defense Secretary Ash Carter award him with the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service.
Secretary Carter awarded his boss with the medal on January 4 during the Armed Forces Full Honor Farewell Review for the President held at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia.
Carter insisted that the medal was a token of appreciation for Obama’s service as commander in chief, the Associated Press reported.
After spending the last few weeks throwing roadblocks in the path of President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team, Obama nonetheless claimed in his remarks to the members of the military in attendance that “We’ve got to make sure that during this transition period that there is a seamless passing of the baton, that there’s continuity.”
In typical Saul Alinsky fashion of never letting an opportunity go to waste, while praising the military, Obama appeared to call attention to traditions that Democrats are most concerned that Trump may not uphold.
The Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service is the highest award that is presented by the Secretary of Defense, to a private citizen, politician, non-career Federal employee, or foreign national. It is presented for exceptionally distinguished service of significance to the Department of Defense as a whole, or a DoD Component or function, where recognition at the component level would not be sufficient for the service rendered
We will not mention that he failed the Syrian people and allowed millions to die and millions more to be displaced to foreign countries. We will not mention that he allowed the Russians to take over Crimea and a big chunk of the Ukraine. We will not mention that he let Iranian ships take several of our sailor’s ostages and then humiliated them. And I will not go any further because the list is way too much to continue.