By Scott Tibbs, October 9, 2013
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Subject: Barack Obama, do you have no shame?
From: Scott Tibbs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, October 02, 2013 6:13 pm
To: "President@WhiteHouse.gov" <President@WhiteHouse.gov>
Do you have no shame? Is there any depths to which you will not stoop to score cheap political points? Is there any group of distinguished Americans you will not disrespect as you wage jihad against Republicans?
I was literally stunned when I found out you had ordered barricades be placed around the World War II memorial in Washington, DC. This is a transparently political and disgustingly childish move. You should be ashamed of yourself!
The World War II memorial is an open-air memorial in the middle of public space where people walk through. There is literally not one single legitimate reason to close it off, Mr. Obama. Not even one. The reason you ordered barricades be places around it is to place political pressure on the Republican Party for the disagreement you have that led to the shutdown.
Mr. Obama, at this point I do not even care who is to "blame" for the government shutdown. The point is your willful and despicable show of disrespect to the American people, especially World War II veterans.
Thankfully, some patriotic Americans moved your childish barricades so that World War II veterans - elderly men who may never have the opportunity to visit the memorial built to honor their heroic sacrifices - could visit the memorial. I am thankful that they defied you out of compassion for these veterans.
Mr. Obama, you should be ashamed of yourself. The American people understand that there is harm done by the government shutdown. They do not need to have a man-child President act in such a disgusting and petulant manner, sacrificing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for heroic Word War II veterans so that you can score some points in your political jihad. I am literally ashamed that you are the President of this great nation. You need to apologize to the American people for your antics.