He turned down the opportunity to get Osama 7 times before he actually relented and said something like “oh well, I guess we might as well”. The reason he looks worried in the picture is he is considering the impact on his reputation if the mission goes wrong.
posted on 08/19/2012 6:24:28 PM PDT
by Ben Mugged
("Life's tough..... It's even tougher if you're stupid." John Wayne)
To: Ben Mugged
From what I read, he didn’t even OK it then. It was basically Panetta and Clinton making the call and they let Obama and Jarrett know about it after it was too late to cancel the mission.
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