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Location: A state of pissed off, I have never been in before in my life!
Originally Posted by KenHorse
Much ado about nothing. It's called contingency.
Hell, Nixon had an alternate speech ready had Apollo 11 failed and/or Armstrong and Aldren not been able to fire off the LEM's main engine to leave the moon....
Originally Posted by VETTRLZ
It was the responsible thing to do, and most likely not Obama's idea anyway.
There's plenty to criticize BHO about. This ain't one of them.
Yeah, but it probably didn't have as many (I)'s, (Me)'s, and (My)'s as this load of crap.
I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority . . . even as I continued our broader effort. . . . Then, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community I was briefed . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . And finally last week I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . .
I don't have a problem with them being prepared for it to turn out badly, I have a problem with him setting it up to blame someone else if it did.