Skip to comments.Obama Says That Everyone in the Obama Bubble Agreed with His Prisoner Swap Decision
Posted on 06/08/2014 9:43:13 AM PDT by FredDardick
In an interview with NBC News Obama reiterated the now popular talking point that everyone in government was unanimous in their support for the release of five mass murdering terrorists for one American deserter. Obama told NBC News, I make no apologies for it. It was a unanimous decision among my principals in my government.
Good for him. So now were supposed to be impressed that all of the Obama cheerleaders in the West Wing jumped on board with the dumbest prisoner exchange in American history?
Is there any real question as to why Obama didnt give Congress prior notice of the prisoner swap? It had nothing to do with putting Bowe Bergdhals life in danger or fear of the exchange leaking to the press. He knew darn well that there would be tremendous bipartisan opposition to his plan of letting five of the most dangerous criminals on the planet go in exchange for a deserter at best (whether Bergdhal is a traitor as well remains to be seen).
It would also kill the talking point that the US government was unanimous with his decision. Instead Obama makes the prisoner swap and puts out the information that Congress had been consulted on the Bergdhal exchange for some time, a bogus claim that got debunked in record time. When that falsehood failed the administration moved on to the Bergdhals health was in danger so it had to be done quickly routine, because what difference, at this point, does another lie make?
When you are relying on feedback from Susan Sunday Show Liar Rice, Valerie Chicago Slumlord Jarrett and Samantha Send US Troops to Israel Power, you really shouldnt be surprised when things work out badly.
Thats why Congress is supposed to play the role of advice and consent to the executive branch. This way the President can get counsel from outside his bubble of yes-men and those mom-jeans dont look bad on you at all sycophants, so hopefully he doesnt make unbelievably stupid decisions.
But what else would you expect from a President who has a nasty habit of skipping his daily intelligence briefings and likes to play check-the-box when it comes to running the federal government?
apparently the CIA head of station in AStan didn’t agree either
Of course they did. The good little boot lickers they are.
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“My principals in My government.”
Scary and clueless at the same time.
AND WE ALL KNOW THAT OBAMA LIES...
SO WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE WHAT HE SAYS...?
If they didn’t they’d be sent to a workgroup to study why it was okay.
So ‘everybody does it” is an acceptable excuse?
Isn’t it odd that though a very large number of people believed Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, including both political sides of Congress. that it is all still Bush’s fault and a “war crime”?
The 'pubs in the HOR and the Senate should set up a committee and use it as a campaign issue. (sarcasm)
Bet there wasn’t much disagreement from Hitler’s staff when he blundered either.
If that was linked to his disagreement over Bergdahl this could break wide open. 2 traitorous acts within a week.
What Obama needs to do is hire some non-yes men because he really makes some bad decisions.
I make no apologies for it. It was a unanimous decision among my principals in my government.
No TRUE leader would ever utter such cravenly weak line.
Not surprising at all. One does not disagree with Obama the god. Either Obama or his worshipers will rain destruction on those that do.
Good observation - there were many people on both sides of the aisle and both sides of the Atlantic and Pacific who thought Sadam H. had weapons of mass destruction. In actuality, he did have chemical warfare weapons which he used against the Kurds. Some folks erroneously think that only nuclear weapons are weapons of mass destruction.
Second: The fact that Obama’s staff all agreed unanimously with their great ‘master’ does not say much for O’s ability to gather good advisors around him.
Oops, hear that Diane? You’re not in the bubble.
silly me always thought it was we the people who are the government.
Well first, only one person is responsible for and makes a decision. All the rest, "principals" or lawn boys are merely advisors.
Second, that Moslem, illegal-alien, Usurper damn well better apologize...unless, of course, his objective was to release Moslem terrorists and gain a traitor/terrorist.
Viewed in that fashion, this was another big win for the Kenyan in the White House. All it cost him was a few words and not one missed round of golf.
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