Skip to comments.Obama's War Secrets
Posted on 05/03/2009 7:31:40 AM PDT by Abakumov
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to keep things secret that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton found it expedient to politicize. The Obama administration wants to keep its metrics of progress for the war in Afghanistan under wraps.
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She can get away with being a two-faced hypocrite because she knows the media will never mention it.
The DOUBLE STANDARD goes on.
The Obama administration wants to keep its metrics of progress for the war in Afghanistan under wraps. Secretary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the Senate Appropriations Committee last week that the executive branch, not Congress, should craft the Afghan benchmarks, many of which will be classified. Times certainly have changed - two years ago, then-Sen. Clinton demanded benchmarks be included in the May 2007 Iraq war supplemental appropriation.
Mr. Obama promised a benchmarked war effort in March when he announced his Afghanistan strategy. He rejected “blindly staying the course,” a tart reference to one of Mr. Bush’s pet phrases, and promised instead that there would be “clear metrics to measure progress and hold ourselves accountable.” Perhaps the president could explain how accountability can function if Congress and the public do not know what the clear metrics are.
Media much too busy providing cover with Mexiflu, 24/7...."All flu, all the time".
Metrics—like body count?
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