6/13/2013

No Respect! Obama wanted Military Snipers Teams to Protect Him From Cheetahs

Posted by Brian

U.S. Marines on Presidential "umbrella duty". Now, this President wants military sniper teams as protection from lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my!

Totally clueless, or does he harbor that much hatred for the men and women who wear the uniform?

I say it's a whole lot of BOTH!!

White House cancels Obama's African safari after plans are revealed to include a military SNIPER team 'to take out lions and cheetahs if they threaten first couple' 
By DAVID MARTOSKO IN WASHINGTON PUBLISHED: 14:58 EST, 13 June 2013 | UPDATED: 17:02 EST, 13 June 2013  


President and Mrs. Obama are planning a trip to sub-Saharan Africa later in the month, but the White House has scotched a plan to include a Tanzanian safari on the agenda after a reporter revealed that a team of snipers with high-powered military assault rifles would accompany him in the wild.

The Washington Post reported Thursday afternoon that the itinerary's dangers 'would have required the president’s special counterassault team to carry sniper rifles with high-caliber rounds that could neutralize cheetahs, lions or other animals if they became a threat.'

The newspaper based its report on a confidential planning document leaked from someone in the administration.

'But the White House canceled the safari Wednesday,' the report continued, 'after inquiries from The Post about the trip’s purpose and expense, according to a person familiar with the decision.'
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