Skip to comments.U.S. leaders steering blindly toward the cliff
Posted on 01/10/2010 5:38:07 PM PST by Wontsubmit
... Those who enjoy genuine success in life, built upon lots of hard work, understand this. Those who don't get it, keep on slipping and sliding around.
What holds true for individuals also can be true for presidential administrations, Congress and the nation. While the nation was aghast that an Islamic fanatic underwear bomber nearly blew up a planeload of people over U.S. soil on Christmas, the President continued to sun himself on a Hawaiian vacation for three days before addressing the nation. Then, when it became apparent the public didn't think he was taking it seriously enough, the president came out again and sounded a little tougher. Finally, as if it had to be dragged out of him, President Obama has called the matter a "screw up" by intelligence services. He vowed to review this and study that and coordinate the other while he monitored all of whatever it was he had set in motion begrudgingly.
Let me be clear, as the president likes to say, Obama still doesn't "get it" on national security. He hasn't learned the lesson of 9/11 even after the latest bomber nearly produced another act of mass murder inside the United States.
Obama has been so tone deaf he heard his Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano claim "the system worked" and he failed to fire her for that absurdity...
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They’ve already gone over the cliff. It’s just a question whether they’ll hit the bottom before the election.
I think some are driving hellbent for the cliff with eyes wide open.