10/23/2011

Obama Takes Credit For Bin Laden Intel Gathered in 2004 (The Bush Years)

Posted by Brian
President Barack Hussein Obama is once again reminding the American people of his integral role in the death of Osama Bin Laden. This follows by only days his taking credit for the death of Gaddafi. His eagerness to take credit for events in which his role has been minimal is only overshadowed by his knee-jerk reactions to place blame on anybody and everybody for events or policies of which he has much greater responsibility.  I will give him credit for giving the order for the death of Bin Laden, even as we now learn that the initial intel came during the Bush years. He did the right thing.  But, his reluctance to give credit to others, like the SEAL's who actually carried out the operation is disturbing, to say the least. There is an arrogance, almost to the point of delusion, to this President. I believe that he really does believe, and visualizes in his mind, that he truly is some kind of messianic figure.  There are too many similar stories and events where this kind of rhetoric comes out.  It is why he gets so testy when people question his policies or versions of events.  He seems to say, "Who are you to contradict me? I'm Barack Obama". In his mind, he is always the smartest person in the room, though meetings with different world leaders, from Hugo Chavez to Benjamin Netanyahu, has shown quite the opposite.  But with a media that is so willing to cover for him , and feed his delusions, he will continue this sort of embarrassing, and infuriating behavior.


Obama: My 'Drawdown in Iraq Allowed Us' to Get Bin Laden




(CNSNews.com) - In statements delivered Friday and Saturday, President Barack Obama said it was his drawdown of U.S. troops in Iraq that allowed the U.S. to "refocus" on al Qaeda and get Osama bin Laden.

However, according to a reportpublished by the New York Times on May 3, crucial intelligence that allowed the U.S. to locate Bin Laden came from an al Qaeda operative who had been captured by U.S. forces in 2004 in Iraq.


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