Skip to comments.White House aide resigns over NYC flyover
Posted on 05/08/2009 2:19:55 PM PDT by JoeProBono
WASHINGTON â€” A top White House aide resigned Friday for his role in Air Force One's $328,835 photo-op flyover above New York City that sparked panic and flashbacks to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Louis Caldera said the controversy had made it impossible for him to effectively lead the White House Military Office. "Moreover, it has become a distraction in the important work you are doing as president," Caldera said in his resignation letter to President Barack Obama.
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Sounds like the: “Resign or be fired” plan.
Barack Obama’s administation continues to contribute to unemployement, one figure at a time.
Find out what he knows! When did Obama approve the flight? Why?
Has anyone seen the "photo"?
There’s a link off Drudge to the New York Post that shows the photo. Interesting post commented underneath about Obama putting Air Force One (i.e. the Presidency) above Lady Liberty.
I imagine some of the Marxist 'RATS in the House and Senate will be recommending to Louie that he commit suicide. That's normally what 'RATS do when a useful idiot is no longer useful.
An airliner and supersonic fighter jet zoomed past the lower Manhattan skyline in a flash just as the work day was beginning Monday. Within minutes, startled financial workers streamed out of their offices, fearing a nightmarish replay of Sept. 11.
JUMBO JERKS: The Boeing presidential 747, trailed by an F-16 fighter jet, soars low over Ground Zero yesterday. Thousands fled office buildings and homes at the terrifying 9/11-like strike.
Another sacrificial lamb thrown under the Obamamessiah bus.
... Big Government creating fear in the citizens for the glory of The One.
If I was the National Enquirer I would be offering $1 million to anyone that was on the plane to give me a passenger list and what was the reason for the trip.
Enquiring minds want to know...
To be totally truthful, I think this Air Force One dropping bombs on Lady Liberty would have been closer to the Obama’s administration’s liking.
During the Clinton years it was a top aide taking Marine One for a golf outing. I guess these 1960s Marxist hippie street rabble (and their ideological issue) feeeeeeeeeel everything is a toy for the dictatorship of the proletariat to play with.
some poor schmuck had t take the fall for Bambi’s victory ride
If you could find out some celebrity spotting at Andrews AFB on that day you will find out who they were. I hope people ar digging.
There has to be a “drip” somewhere. It might come out the next election.
shadows on plane do not match shadows on ground
Another one “under the bus”.
He has just been renamed “scapegoat”.
If this is the “Oficial” photo, someone ought to fire the photographer. There is a reflection at the upper right and lower third of the phot of the trailing jet’s canopy.
Pretty poor framing too. I always like to see a couple of work boats in the foreground of the shot and the Statue of Liberty so small it’s hard to distinguish.
This phot doesn’t pass the smell test....photoshop anyone?
If he starts talking the MSM savages him as a disgruntled ex-employee obviuosly lying because he’s bitter over being forced out....or they say he’s on the Fox news payroll.......or he disappears
If this guy is wise, he’ll remember Web Hubbell’s words from jail after the clintons put him there over Whitewater:
“I need to roll over one more time”
Better than a Chicago dirt bath.
I will never ever ever ever ever believe that obama didn’t have his hands all over that stupid fly over stunt. Ever.
ahhh how nice, an underling falls on his sword to protect dear leader.... touching.
Wasn’t the plane lower than that in the videos people took?
He took the fall, so now Obama will wash his hands of it so he can do the people's business without this silly distraction.
The truth is that this stunt was pulled to make Obama and his administration look like patriotic heroes, when they are the exact opposite.
Reminds me of Clinton making a stone cross on Omaha Beach ( I think that's where it was). Photo ops to impress the mindless sheep.
President Zero: Means 'Lies, Lies, Lies All the Time.' If Bush had done this people would have been yelling and screaming for his impeachment.
I'm sick to death of these political double standards. Somebody ought to sue this sacrificial lamb so detailed questions could be asked and answered under oath. 'National security' is not a valid objection, either.
How come the Wiki on Caldera doesn’t give his rank?
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