The hallmark of his presidency has been trying to portray an obvious wimp and sissy as an tough leader. To do that we have to over look his Mom jeans and girlie baseball throw and focus on how tough it is for the Leader of the Free World to interject himself into a minor league call of whether to kill a few Somali pirates and to order the killing of Osama bin LadenÖ at least when he had run out of other options. In fact, the url www.gutsycall.com
takes you to the Obama campaign donation page.
When the Obama was on the telephone with Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Obama though it was a good idea to not only be holding a baseball bat but to have a photograph of that event released. Message: Iím tough.
It didnít go unnoticed in Turkey.