Letter: Obama isn't qualified to be commander in chief

September 11, 2013 

A post turtle is a turtle that has been placed on top of a fence post with his feet hanging down and his neck stuck out.

Our president is like that post turtle. He knows how he got there but doesn't know what he is going to do, only that he has his neck stuck out.

Going to war in Syria might be acceptable if we had a commander in chief who knew how to fight a war. His only experience is being a community organizer, a short stint in the Illinois Legislature and a lackluster few months in the U.S. Senate.

Do we want such a commander directing our servicemen who eventually will be in harm's way? I have a grandson who might be sent there. I, for one, do not.

LOU KNESEK, Pasco

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