Perhaps in an effort to appear 'tougher' than Clinton did last night - in the face of Republican bluster and rage - President Obama feels the need to address the nation with regard the massacre in the south of France. For those playing at home, we suggest listening closely for the words "immigration", "radicalized", and "guns" as the divider-in-chief explains how winning the war on terror is making blowback like this increasingly likely... for everyone. But do not fear, the government will protect us (if we just hand over our guns).
President Obama condemned the attack and said the U.S. will assist France in any way possible in the aftermath.
"On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians," Obama said in a statement.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and other loved ones of those killed, and we wish a full recovery for the many wounded. I have directed my team to be in touch with French officials, and we have offered any assistance that they may need to investigate this attack and bring those responsible to justice. We stand in solidarity and partnership with France, our oldest ally, as they respond to and recover from this attack."
Here is French PM Valls solution:
- BEST ANSWER TO ATTACK IS "TO BE DEEPLY FRENCH"
Wear a beret? Eat a baguette? Smell of garlic? Ride an old bicycle? Smoke Gitanes?
President Obama is due to speak at 1510ET....