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Former US ambassador to Pakistan: Barack Obama showed 'as much courage as our Navy SEALs'
telegraph.co.uk ^ | 5-8-11 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 05/08/2011 2:50:14 PM PDT by Justaham

There’s been a fair amount of – how shall I put it? – sucking up to President Barack Obama over the past week for his decision to send in the US Navy SEALs to kill Osama bin Laden. Certainly, it was a bold gamble that paid off richly and if it hadn’t it could have crippled his presidency.

But rather than let Obama’s actions speak for themselves, his aides and allies have gone into overdrive and “gutsy” has become the word of the week. As in:

When President Obama was faced with the opportunity to act upon this, the president had to evaluate the strength of that information and then made what I believe was one of the most gutsiest calls of any president in recent memory.

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1 posted on 05/08/2011 2:50:15 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

He’s a regular George Patton


2 posted on 05/08/2011 2:52:15 PM PDT by farmguy
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To: Justaham

If the mission had failed we would have never known.

And at this point I am beginning to believe that obl was long gone from that site if he ever was there.


3 posted on 05/08/2011 2:52:44 PM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: farmguy

Obey slept on the decision for 16 HOURS. How hard it was to sleep, play golf and clean the teleprompter before such a decision’.


4 posted on 05/08/2011 2:55:34 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: Justaham

Taking a chance at glorifying yourself while risking other
peoples lives with no risk to your own and knowing full well
that the media will sidestep any blunder you make. I am in
absolute aw of his bravery.


5 posted on 05/08/2011 2:55:34 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: Justaham

There is but one American that seems to have benefited from the depraved existence of Usama bin Laden.


6 posted on 05/08/2011 2:55:47 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Justaham

Bunch of PR flak to tackle the WIMP FACTOR.

7 posted on 05/08/2011 2:58:19 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("If Eric Holder had his way, O-B-L would still be alive today." Thank you President Bush for Gitmo.)
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To: Justaham

The Kenyan lizard king and his minions are basking in the sun light of the achievement of others. Disgusting.


8 posted on 05/08/2011 2:59:10 PM PDT by y6162
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To: farmguy

And the current CIA is Keystone Kops. OBL supposedly hides for five years straight in ISI’s back yard, Pakistan could hardly contain themselves giggling at first the Bush then the Obama admin.


9 posted on 05/08/2011 2:59:20 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Justaham

BS


10 posted on 05/08/2011 3:00:37 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Carley
"If the mission had failed we would have never known."

Oh yes we would. They would have used their all-purpose stain remover, blaming ...wait for it....George Bush.
11 posted on 05/08/2011 3:01:58 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Justaham
Obama is just as courage as a US Navy Seal? Yeah, right.


12 posted on 05/08/2011 3:02:07 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Justaham

The gutsy part was overriding Valerie Jarrett!


13 posted on 05/08/2011 3:02:11 PM PDT by chainsaw ("The government cannot give to anyone anything that it does not first take from someone else.")
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To: Justaham

Obama! Praise Be To Him, Oh Great Leader. Everyone, Love Big Brother Obama! Hail Obama! 3 hail victory, Hail Victory, Hail Victory, Hail Victory! Why am I seeing history repeating itself over and over? Rhet.


14 posted on 05/08/2011 3:03:17 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The storm clouds of war are on the horizon, 1939 is again approaching us.)
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To: Justaham
BAAAAAARRRRRRFFFFFF!
15 posted on 05/08/2011 3:04:31 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Justaham

David Beamer responds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m82d5T3krtw


16 posted on 05/08/2011 3:09:25 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Justaham

If he said this then, the “Former US ambassador to Pakistan” is a f-ing MORON or simply one of Obammy’s butt boys.


17 posted on 05/08/2011 3:09:35 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Justaham

LOL - incredible

However, I don’t fault O, as much as I wish he was still a community organizer, for taking action here.

One thing is for certain: The Pakistanis were not going to do anything about something they most likely were quite well aware of.


18 posted on 05/08/2011 3:09:51 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Don Corleone

“BAAAAAARRRRRRFFFFFF!”

Agreed. The SEAL’s and all the guys who went on this mission are the heroes. Nobody else.


19 posted on 05/08/2011 3:11:06 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Justaham

Ummmmm — Mr. Ambassador; Zero may have pooped his pants when he was watching the vid, but it doesn’t follow that he was ever in any real danger.


20 posted on 05/08/2011 3:19:30 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Justaham

When President Obama was faced with the opportunity to act upon this, the president had to evaluate the strength of that information and then made what I believe was one of the most gutsiest calls of any president in recent memory.

(John Brennan in the White House briefing room)
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Most gutsiest? John Brennan must be one of the MOSTEST STUPIDEST people on Earth.


21 posted on 05/08/2011 3:21:05 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: RipSawyer

nobama’s courage lies in his sleeping with mooch-elle...if he does.


22 posted on 05/08/2011 3:46:36 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Justaham

WOW Not sure who is the bigger assclown, Obama or the guy with his nose up Obamas ass............


23 posted on 05/08/2011 3:50:59 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA
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To: Justaham

Barack Obama showed ‘as much courage as our Navy SEALs’

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!


24 posted on 05/08/2011 3:51:28 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: a fool in paradise

Coward BO couldn’t punch his way out of a wet paper bag.


25 posted on 05/08/2011 3:55:18 PM PDT by boomop1
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To: Justaham

Once a Douche, always a Douche! Obozo is the the most depraved, useless Coward to ever disgrace America! Our CIA, Special Forces and Military Command Forced Obozo to finally disturb his Golf Games, Partying, and Flying around on AF ONE every damn day instead of doing his Presidential Duties only when his ratings, poll numbers, release of his still False BC, and INS release of scandalous backround info on his alleged polygamous Dad were all happening in the most scandalous week of Obozo’s Regime to date! Obozo is a POS Infiltrator to America and it’s most Honored Office! Impeach this Idiot now!


26 posted on 05/08/2011 4:07:42 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Greatest President :George W. Bush!!)
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To: F15Eagle
Agreed. The SEAL’s and all the guys who went on this mission are the heroes. Nobody else.

But think about what Obama was risking. The Wookie could have found out he smoked in the warroom, or he could have cut himself on his Coke can.

27 posted on 05/08/2011 4:09:38 PM PDT by gitmo (Hatred of those who think differently is the left's unifying principle.-Ralph Peters NY Post)
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To: garjog

Obama isn’t worthy of cleaning the boots of these American Patriots and Heroes! Wouldn’t trust him to launder their underwear as well! Obozo is the ultimate Girlie-she/it/tranny! Certainly not a Man........


28 posted on 05/08/2011 4:13:06 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Greatest President :George W. Bush!!)
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To: gitmo

lol


29 posted on 05/08/2011 4:14:50 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Justaham


Courtesy of BeltwayHooligans.com
30 posted on 05/08/2011 4:18:01 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Osama gets his 72 virgins and Obama gets his 72 versions)
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To: RipSawyer

John Brennan would have been cleaning Latrines under Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld! But Brennan is there to defend a total Idiot and Fool and he does that as well as possible!


31 posted on 05/08/2011 4:20:50 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Greatest President :George W. Bush!!)
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To: RipSawyer

John Brennan would have been cleaning Latrines under Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld! But Brennan is there to defend a total Idiot and Fool and he does that as well as possible!


32 posted on 05/08/2011 4:20:50 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Greatest President :George W. Bush!!)
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To: Justaham

I mean really.

Obama’s options, given that we were very, very sure that we had found bin Laden were:

1. Do nothing. History would not treat that decision very well. The next election, when that fact was learned by the public, would doom Obama to 1 term.

2. Do something. The only option he had left.


33 posted on 05/08/2011 4:59:30 PM PDT by InterceptPoint (w)
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To: Justaham

Courage? Hardly! He had no choice but to allow the Seals to get Osama.

The only alternative was to let Osama go free. And Obama would eventually have been exposed (by Hillary and Panetta) as Osama’s protector.


34 posted on 05/08/2011 5:12:59 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Justaham

Next they will say the Seals were drinking slurpees while Obama dug us out of a hole.


35 posted on 05/08/2011 5:17:59 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Justaham
Harnden reveals the very deliberate implantation of the word "gutsy" into the phony-heroic media narrative about Obama:

But rather than let Obama’s actions speak for themselves, his aides and allies have gone into overdrive and “gutsy” has become the word of the week. As in:

When President Obama was faced with the opportunity to act upon this, the president had to evaluate the strength of that information and then made what I believe was one of the most gutsiest calls of any president in recent memory. (John Brennan in the White House briefing room)

This was a gutsy decision by the president. A lot of things could have gone wrong. (Senator John Kerry on MSNBC)

It was a very gutsy decision made by the president. I mean, he could have sent some Hellfire missiles in there and destroyed everybody and everything. (Senator Dianne Feinstein on MSNBC)

All of those risks were debated. All of them were thoroughly explored. And in the end, I think that’s why the president made a very gutsy decision by deciding that for all of those risks, we had to do this. (Leon Panetta on PBS)

You know, the president had an opportunity, on a very granular basis, to work with those guys every day, particularly the leaders of the bin Laden team, two very impressive guys. And the president came away very impressed. And it was their information that allowed him to make this gutsy call. (Denis McDonagh on CNN)

Some have detected a touch of sycophancy and message coordination in all this, suspicions that might be increased by the fact that the newly-acquired domain name gutsycall.com will direct you to Barack Obama’s campaign website. [emphasis mine]


36 posted on 05/08/2011 9:04:19 PM PDT by shhrubbery!
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To: Justaham

Laughed right out loud when I read that title.


37 posted on 05/09/2011 10:12:34 AM PDT by redhead (Get the GOVERNMENT out of our BUSINESS!!)
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