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Zero Dark Shut Up
Weekly Standard, by Mark Hemingway

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 8/21/2014 8:12:23 PM

Yesterday, in response to the news that jihadi savages had killed an American journalist on YouTube, the Obama administration revealed that there had been a special forces operation that attempted and failed to rescue James Foley. For the life of me, I can´t figure out why this was necessary information to reveal, beyond the fact that it was a cheap way of convincing the American people that Obama had been concerned about Foley´s plight. Providing political cover for the president so he can get back to hitting the links even as the personification of evil is about to seize control

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Italiano, 8/21/2014 8:28:04 PM     (No. 9975812)

There are those who think that someone sold out Seal Team 6. Maybe, maybe not, but if it happens again...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/22/2014 3:48:03 AM     (No. 9976013)

The mission no doubt failed because Barry required that the Seals call a lawyer before they can take a step. Step with the left foot, call a lawyer for permission first. Call a lawyer on the second step too. Were the Seals allowed more than 5 bullets? Enquiring minds want to know.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LadyVet, 8/22/2014 5:28:40 AM     (No. 9976028)

More likely, Obama dithered on making a decision and the hostages were moved during the hand wringing and the polling.

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