Obama Tells Letterman U.S. Should Have Finished The Job In Afghanistan

 

david-letterman-barack-obama1President Obama is currently in Midtown (pictures below!), which according to a number of our readers is a madhouse at the moment, taping his David Letterman appearance to air tonight.

CBS’s Mark Knoller is apparently in the audience or backstage (or has a super excellent source!) and his tweets this hour are providing a nice preview of what’s to come tonight. Also: Spoiler Alert!

“In monologue, Letterman said he hadnt seen Obama since he invited Letterman and Sarah Palin to have a beer at the WH.”

# Obama did apologize on Letterman for the traffic jams associated with his visit and other world leaders attending the UN opening session.1 minute ago from web

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# In monologue, Letterman said he hadnt seen Obama since he invited Letterman and Sarah Palin to have a beer at the WH.23 minutes ago from web

# #1: Wanted to congratulate Dave on big Emmy win. (Letterman didn’t win. ha ha)26 minutes ago from web

# #4 reason Obama did Letterman: needed place to hang out till check-in time at hotel.27 minutes ago from web

# #9: Obama thought it would be fun to see someone else get heckled.28 minutes ago from web

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# On the lighter side, Letterman did Top Ten Reasons Obama Agreed to Appear on the Show: #8: part of cash for clunkers pgm.29 minutes ago from web

# Obama tells Letterman US can find a uniquely American health care system. Obama says it baffles the mind that some in US dont have h/c.30 minutes ago from web

# Obama says govt health care plan doesn’t seem bad to Canadians. He says “they’re perfectly happy” with it.31 minutes ago from web

# Asked about opposition to his health care plan, Obama says suggesting it’s fascist “probably misreads the situation.”32 minutes ago from web

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# Obama says his central objective in Afghanistan is to “take out” the folks responsible for the 9/11 attacks so they cant do more harm.33 minutes ago from web

# On David Letterman, Obama says US should have finished the job in Afghanistan, given the enormous stakes US has there.34 minutes ago from web

# Now heading from Troy, NY to NYC where Obama will be taping the Letterman show this afternoon.about 4 hours ago from web

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