- His pointed refusal to acknowledge the religion of ISIS and move toward a new strategy for defeating them had 2016 GOP contenders up in arms
- Republicans competing to replace Obama put his speech in the context of the infamous Japanese attack on the military base in Hawaii 74 years ago
- Hillary Clinton said nothing at all; Bernie Sanders agreed with Obama's points on resisting 'fear and division'
- Obama pleaded with Americans to treat Muslims with respect 'rather than push them away through suspicion and hate'
They seized on the timing of the address - on the eve of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - to slam Obama for what one described as a 'partisan speech'.
In the address the Commander in Chief promised that the country would 'overcome' the threat of terrorism and it would destroy the 'thugs and killers', 'and any other organization that tries to harm us.'
His pointed refusal to acknowledge the religion of the radicals had Republicans competing to replace him up in arms once again.
'Could you imagine FDR going before Congress and saying, "We were attacked yesterday on Pearl Harbor. I really don't want to talk about who did it, but you know, we just want to say that they were...
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