Skip to comments.McCain commends Obama on bin Laden (McCain gives Obama credit)
Posted on 05/01/2011 9:59:46 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
Sen. John McCain, a Senate hawk and President Barack Obama's GOP opponent in the 2008 election, praised the president Sunday night for approving a military raid that took out Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
McCain was briefed on the news by Defense Secretary Robert Gates before Obama's address.
I am overjoyed that we finally got the world's top terrorist," McCain said in a statement. "The world is a better and more just place now that Osama bin Laden is no longer in it. I hope the families of the victims of the September 11th attacks will sleep easier tonight and every night hence knowing that justice has been done. I commend the President and his team, as well as our men and women in uniform and our intelligence professionals, for this superb achievement."
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Well McCain always said Obama would make a fine president.
McCain is the village idiot. The military and CIA deserve credit. Obama just gives a final OK. Give credit where credit is do. He is a leftist wolf in sheep’s clothing. I have been convinced for over a decade.
What?? Was Obama there in pink camos and a Lady Smith and Wesson?
Of course, McLame always said he’d make a good president.
McCain is a spiteful, little man. He always hated George W. Bush and now his true feelings are coming to light.
IMHO, without the commitment of GWB and his support of our Military and Intelligence Community this would have never happened.
Job well done to our Troops and our Intelligence Community - and thank you for taking OBL Dead, not alive.
a broken clock is right two times a day. Obama gets a feather for this. an eagle father no less. Bush got his feather for Saddam Hussein.
Why did it take 27 months of the Obama presidency to hunt Bin Laden down and kill him?
I wonder if McCain sends Obama flowers on Valentine’s Day. It would not surprise me in the least.
Oh, they will brag they nailed him in 27 months while Bush could not do it in 7 years.
I... just... have not a single decent thing I can say here about John McCain.
Please, if you want to do the right thing, I ask of everyone who reads this:
Find a soldier or a sailor, and shake his hand. Give him a hug. Buy him a beer or a cup of coffee. Tell him you’re proud and that you pray for him and for all of the other soldiers. Thank a soldier or salior’s wife, while you’re at it.
Donate to veteran’s charities. Do whatever you can to let them know that they matter, that you’ll never forget, and that you appreciate them.
Those are the heroes who need to be thanked, recognized, and helped. Too damned bad McCain doesn’t know this and say this, because he should.
That's the saddest commentary I could imagine. To think that it's even necessary to praise a President for approving a military raid against a cold-blooded terrorist.
At the same time, it's a back-handed slap at Ubama's war-making philosophy which was to Mirandize terrorists and grant them legal representation and the right to be prosecuted under the auspices provided by The U.S. Constitution.
Am I the only one who remembers that DemocRATS were lining up to warn President Bush that the United States does not engage in assassinations when he said he wanted bin Laden dead or alive?
It does read, "families of the victims."
As far as I am concerned, your post was the best post of the day.
Sorry about that. I get nuts when I read anything from/about McCain.
Well McCain always said Obama would make a fine president.>>>>>>>
So good that John McCain voted for him
An email message from Lt. Col. Allen West:
Congressman West Statement on the U.S. Capture and Killing of Osama bin Laden
(WASHINGTON)-— Congressman Allen West (FL-22) released the following statement tonight:
“Congratulations to President Obama and his National Security Team for the capture and killing of the world’s most dangerous and evil criminal mastermind, Osama bin Laden.
Our appreciation and gratitude goes out to General Petreaus and the brave men and women in theater. Our Special Operations team executed a flawless, cross border operation, proving once again, our American Armed Forces are the most skilled, organized and highly trained forces in the world.
Although this is a time of exuberance, rejoicing and healing, America, as well as our allies, must be vigilant and on guard for retaliatory attacks from the extreme Islamic world. What strongly concerns me is that bin Laden was not found hiding in a remote cave, but in an urban area of Pakistan where the Pakistan Armys premier training institution operates. This is a war that is no where close to being over.”
I hear you and definitely understand! ;0)
Maybe Barry will let Juan kiss his feet tomorrow. I’ll stick with giving the credit to the CIA and the military special ops guys. Greta and Whoraldo can’t control themselves trying to give Barry Soetoro all of the credit. It’s pretty sickening.
“What?? Was Obama there in pink camos and a Lady Smith and Wesson?”
The S&W Lady Smiths kill just as effectively as the non-Lady Smith versions. I have a 3913LS and can attest to its lethality.
McCain lost a portion of his brain in Hanoi.
Sorry John but you should not be politics for this reason.
I left VN 2 days before you were shot down.
I’m sorry for your pain and torture but you should not
be in charge of anything to do with opponents because your
mind was (and still is) warped to try to “get along - to survive.”
Give him his medication and put him back to bed.
BHO gets no credit at all for this operation and its success. The killing of Bin Laden happened in spite of the current illegal _resident at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Hussein has been systematically dismantling our American military might. Our brave men in the armed forces are incredibly skilled and able to accomplish great things in spite of O'Bambi's obstructionism.
President Bush gave Obama credit too. When you are in the office, you get credit for EVERYTHING. It is how it is. Yes it would have been great to have OBL dead during President Bush’s time but it did not happen no matter how much President Bush tried.
I could see it really i could.
McCain shouldn’t have even mentioned the President, because the President and his team had absolutely nothing to do with this.
Armed Forces acted entirely on its own with no direction whatsoever from anyone even vaguely associated with the White House.
McCain is delusional, isn’t he.