WASHINGTON, D.C. — In keeping with executive tradition, President Barack Obama announced on Oct. 30 that he had authorized the deployment of ground forces in Syria to combat ISIS. “As a young boy, I remember hearing stories about Afghanistan and Iraq and dreamed that one day I would send troops into the Middle East myself,” reminisced President Obama, with a noticeable twinkle in his eyes. Aside from Air Force One and the coffee served in the Situation Room, a historic perk of serving as Commander-in-Chief includes picking what Middle Eastern country to invade. “It was a difficult decision,” President Obama reported, “but I know that I made a memorable choice given our track record in the area.” At press time, a nostalgic President Obama continued to share memories of past American military interventions with the captivated crowd.
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