Skip to comments.Panetta drafted memo to insulate Obama if bin Laden raid went bad! (See video @ Link)
Posted on 05/08/2012 5:11:07 AM PDT by MindBender26
Former U.S. Attorney Michael Mukasey told Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity on Friday night that the Navy SEAL mission to kill Osama bin Laden was preceded by a highly lawyered memo from CIA Director Leon Panetta one designed to insulate President Barack Obama if the operation failed.
As Mukasey first suggested in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, the Panetta memo appeared calculated to shift any future blame to Naval Special Operations Commander Adm. Bill McRaven.
The president had a fallback if this didnt work out, Hannity said Friday. He had a CYA [Cover Your Ass].
There was a memo from Leon Panetta that described the authority that was given to McCraven, Mukasey explained. And it was to proceed according to the risks, only according to the risks that had been outlined to the president. And if he encountered anything else, he had to check back. And you better believe that if anything else had been encountered and the mission had failed, then the blame would have fallen on McCraven. Thats what thats about.
Asked by Hannity if the memo was designed to protect the president politically, Mukasey suggested that theres going to be more that comes tumbling out about that escapade. But so far, that memo is enough.
One definition of a great leader, Mukasey added later in the interview, is somebody who takes less credit than he should and takes more blame than he should. And thats not what weve got now.
Mukasey also says "There's going to be more."
Obama is a coward, pure and simple.
Lyin’ Pendejo, the Facilitator-in-Chief.
Obama is a girlie-man’s girlie-man.
A picture is worth a thousand words:
Did they also have the obituaries for the sacrificed SEAL team prepared?
General Dwight Eisenhower
05 June 1944
Two statements written before a MILITARY operation, regarding the possible failure.
One displays the fortitude, courage and dedication of the author, penned as he sent hundreds of thousands of American into Harm’s Way.
The other, penned before a small group carried out their orders, displays the total lack of the qualities of the first.
How far we have fallen.
Yes, like 99.9999% of the pols in DC and the various states. The problem here isnt the pols its the electorate thats kept them employed so many years.
self censored response.
Remember when perverts performed their sick acts in private and kept their recruitment to a minimum?
Now they recruit in Middle school and perform their sick acts in public and parades.
Sodom was a boy scout jamboree to America’s new sick homosexual agenda.
Excuse me, nothing personal, but WITHAYTA?
Why did Panetta have to do a cover letter for Obama? Obama had nothing to do with the raid in the first place! Other than leave the golf course early.
The Buck stops over there. Unless it’s a success, on which case I’m the cat.
Even a spineless weasel like Jimmy Carter did not attempt this when the helicopters crashed in the desert.
“Lyin Pendejo, the Facilitator-in-Chief.”
He is also un maricón y una mierda.
That letter is one of two drafted by Ike BEFORE D Day. The other also gave all the credit to “The troops, the air and the Navy”, only he did not resign.
A leader, not a politician.
And say what you will about FDR, but I am sure that had the landings failed, he wouldn’t have blamed Eisenhower, or tried to shield himself from responsibility.
Harry Truman: “The Buck Stops Here.”
Barack Obama: “The Buck Never Got Here.”
What irresponsible bastards
At some point he was corrupted by the beltway culture. He switched his party affiliation to democrat and his statesman like qualities started to degenerate into the perverse valueless politically motivated personality disorder of party hack.
His big step over line, like a recreational cocaine user trying crack of heroin for the first time, was when he gave up elected office ambitions to become a shill for the Clintons. He was rewarded for his loyalty with a phonied up job or appointment as the co director of a liberal think tank called the Monterey Institute for Public Policy where he has all expenses paid and draws $1,000 a day from the taxpayers of America.
When Obama needed a human shield, the party knew who to call on.
and where is the picture of W on his MOUNTAIN bike tearing down sandy hillsides at full tilt! Now THAT’s a Man’s Man!