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megimoo
01-01-2010, 01:50 AM
Heads Set to Roll as Obama Goes on Attack Over Security Failures that Allowed Christmas Day bomber on to planeHeads are set to roll in the U.S. intelligence community as an angry Barack Obama fends off criticism over the attempted bombing of a passenger plane on Christmas Day.

"They Couldn't Figure A Way To Blame Boooosh !"

Publicly the White House is standing by the top spymaster in the U.S., intelligence chief Admiral Dennis Blair.The four-star admiral, who is responsible for coordinating intelligence gathering between 16 agencies, has the full confidence of the president, aides are insisting.

But speculation was rife that Blair or Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano could be forced to resign after Mr Obama said on Tuesday there had been a systemic failure by the country's security agencies to prevent the botched Christmas Day attack.

Napolitano has been lambasted by Republican critics, and in the media, for initially saying the air security system worked. She quickly back-pedalled, claiming she had meant the system of beefing up measures worked after the incident had occurred.White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Napolitano had the president's support, and Obama referred to her in his public comments on Tuesday, supporting her statement that correct actions were taken after the attempted attack.


Under fire: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano appears on 'Meet the Press' on Monday nightBut Kurt Volker, a former CIA analyst and until recently U.S. ambassador to Nato, said Blair and Napolitano were facing the traditional Washington blame game.'That's politics. It's the way politics goes, that you look for whom you can blame so you can say, 'if my party had been elected instead of yours, things would have been better,'' said Volker, now at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington.

A senior aide said Obama would seek accountability at the highest levels for the failure, a remark some observers took to mean that heads would roll.Obama, a Democrat, is under pressure from Republicans, who fault his administration for not preventing the attack and the president for keeping silent about it for three days while on vacation in Hawaii.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1239648/Heads-set-roll-Obama-goes-attack-security-failures-allowed-Christmas-Day-bomber-plane.html

PoliCon
01-01-2010, 01:52 AM
BULLSHIT. He's not going to do anything. It's all posturing and bavado.

Speedy
01-01-2010, 04:26 AM
But...but...Bush...

AlmostThere
01-01-2010, 01:43 PM
BULLSHIT. He's not going to do anything. It's all posturing and bavado.

One thing is pretty consistent about Obama. When someone is a genuine liability to him, he has no problem kicking them to the curb. Loyalty is not a word in his vocabulary.

Rockntractor
01-01-2010, 02:03 PM
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lacarnut
01-01-2010, 02:06 PM
One thing is pretty consistent about Obama. When someone is a genuine liability to him, he has no problem kicking them to the curb. Loyalty is not a word in his vocabulary.

I hope he gets rid of Napo. Her lack of experience in such an important position is astounding.

Last Samurai
01-01-2010, 02:15 PM
One could make exactly the same claim about our present President for that matter.

LS

PoliCon
01-01-2010, 02:28 PM
One thing is pretty consistent about Obama. When someone is a genuine liability to him, he has no problem kicking them to the curb. Loyalty is not a word in his vocabulary.

True - but is there anyone here who is a liability?