Bin Laden assassination wasn’t the result of Barack’s strategic genius
It can be awkward when a dove tries to pass himself off as a war hero.
From the tone of President Obama’s speech Sunday night, it’d be easy to conclude he was the one who came up with the idea that America should hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden. He also made it sound like he was the one who formulated the takedown plan. We can look forward in coming days to details of the actual operation, emphasizing Mr. Obama’s intimate involvement. “Shortly after taking office,” the president said, “I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to
Exactomundo. When was catching or eliminating bin Laden not a high priority? If the trail of intelligence leading to bin Laden is as stated in numerous stories already posted, and more to come in the next days, then it is irrelevant that 0bama was in the White House that bin Laden was found at this time. He did okay the order to go and get him but we still are uncertain if that was alive if possible or to eliminate him.