If I’m the POTUS when bin Laden gets caught, I don’t say a WORD about it publicly until my intelligence department and my military have a chance to peruse all the information gathered from the compound.
After I smashed a few more key members of the al Qaeda network, THEN I would make public the news of bin Laden’s death.
I think Obama was in such a hurry to gain from this politically, that he willingly sacrificed future military gains against our enemy. Part of the reelection campaign, I suppose.
I think he might have been justified in making the announcemnt after leaks made the announcement an anticlimax, but I like Mark Steyn’s suggestion that any announcement should have been made at a very low level, a Pentagon spokesman say.
As it should be.
Others assume differently.
The obama is a known liar... This has actually been pulled off in a manner that has baffled the crap out of everyone, friend and foe alike. obama probably does not even have a clue about the actual situation.
We are watching the rats scatter, as the Pakistanis sell off hunks of a drone for the chinese to waste a billion dollars reverse engineering.
The only thing that could blow this now is an obl video on utube holding a current news paper.
I had the same line of thought myself after pondering the matter a bit. Why didn't some adult suggest this to Zero?