Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards
No one in 2008 could have anticipated that the greatest triumphs and signature moments in Barack Obama’s presidency would come in the realm of foreign affairs. But with the reports Thursday of the capture and possible death of Muammar el-Qaddafi in Libya, Obama’s successes overseas now dwarf his domestic accomplishments. President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House … Under Obama’s watch, the foreign dictators responsible for the most American deaths — Qaddafi and Osama bin Laden — are gone , giving a measure of justice to the thousands who died on Sept. 11, 2001 and the 270 killed in the downing of Pan Am 103 in 1988. Add to the terrorist toll Anwar al-Awlaki killed just last month, and add the winding-down of the war in Iraq and the president has a record Democrats will be eager to run on in 2012.