Conservative Pols, Media React to ‘No Strategy’ Obama National Address


Screen Shot 2015-12-06 at 9.30.09 PMPresident Barack Obama spoke to the nation on Sunday night in a nationally televised address from the Oval Office, addressing the increasing concerns over Islamic radical terrorism. The brief speech largely addressed the aftermath of Wednesday’s deadly shooting in San Bernardino, California that has since been linked to ideologies of extreme jihadism.

Many cable news pundits and elected officials took to Twitter immediately following the address to air their thoughts on the President’s handling of the situation. May members of the media including Fox News’ Eric Bolling and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough seemed to echo similar sentiments:


Several of the GOP Presidential candidates vying for the White House in 2016 also used the opportunity to frame their own viewpoints in opposition to the President’s. Twitter was again the perfect platform for Carly FiorinaGeorge Pataki, and Rand Paul to sack Obama’s messaging:

Sunday night’s speech by Obama was also the turf for the latest and greatest from Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, who promised to live-Tweet the speech. The business magnate treated his 5.11 million Twitter followers to his reactions, including the following:

We will update this post with more reactions to the President’s Oval Office address.
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