Skip to comments.SEALs slam Obama for using them as 'ammunition' in bid to take credit for bin Laden killing
Posted on 04/30/2012 7:34:02 PM PDT by Signalman
Serving and former US Navy SEALs have slammed President Barack Obama for taking the credit for killing Osama bin Laden and accused him of using Special Forces operators as ammunition for his re-election campaign.
The SEALs spoke out to MailOnline after the Obama campaign released an ad entitled One Chance.
In it President Bill Clinton is featured saying that Mr Obama took the harder and the more honourable path in ordering that bin Laden be killed. The words Which path would Mitt Romney have taken? are then displayed.
Besides the ad, the White House is marking the first anniversary of the SEAL Team Six raid that killed bin Laden inside his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan with a series of briefings and an NBC interview in the Situation Room designed to highlight the gutsy call made by the President.
Mr Obama used a news conference today to trumpet his personal role and imply that his Republican opponent Mr Romney, who in 2008 expressed reservations about the wisdom of sending troops into Pakistan, would have let bin Laden live.
I said that I'd go after bin Laden if we had a clear shot at him, and I did, Mr Obama said. If there are others who have said one thing and now suggest they'd do something else, then I'd go ahead and let them explain it.
Ryan Zinke, a former Commander in the US Navy who spent 23 years as a SEAL and led a SEAL Team 6 assault unit, said: The decision was a no brainer. I applaud him for making it but I would not overly pat myself on the back for making the right call.
...every president would have done the same. He is justified in saying it was his decision but it was a broader team effort.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
So are they all going to be other-than-honorably discharged, like Sgt. Gary Stein?
This is great! The real soldiers & heroes are outing 0dumb0sh_t as a grandstander & coward, who shows up after the fight and then tries to grab the glory. What a commie pig putz this SOB is. I hope the current & former SEALS start a Swift Boat type of campaign to expose & counter all the lies of 0dumb0.
OBAMA’S OWN WORDS ARE HIS WORST ENEMY:
2008: “Navy Seal Team 6 is Cheney’s private assassination team.”
2011: “I put together Seal Team 6 to take out Bin Laden.”
2008: “Bin Laden is innocent until proven guilty, and must be captured alive and given a fair trial.”
2011: “I authorized Seal Team 6 to kill Bin Laden.”
2008: “Guantanamo is entirely unnecessary, and the detainees should not be interrogated.”
2011: “Vital intelligence was obtained from Guantanamo detainees that led to our locating Bin Laden.”
I HOPE THIS GETS SENT AROUND TO PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT THE TRUTH!
Quote of the Day:
“If you voted for Obama in 2008 to prove you’re not a racist, you’ll have to vote for someone else in 2012 to prove you’re not an idiot.”
He is a liar with the power of satan behind him.
You can’t kill satan with bullets; only with the light of Truth.
Quote of the Day:
If you voted for Obama in 2008 to prove youre not a racist, youll have to vote for someone else in 2012 to prove youre not an idiot.
This should be ‘QUOTE OF THE YEAR!!”