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January 03, 2010

Good Lord: "I think it is unfair and, frankly, political to take pot shots at the president as we respond to this failure in our systems that we've got to get fixed." -- Sen. Claire McCaskill
Obama's Counter-Terrorism Advisor: No "Smoking Gun"

She said that on CNN's "State of the Union."

Ah. It's now unfair to take "potshots" at a president for failures in "the system."

Got it.

Pretty much everyone knew this guy was a jihadist interested in deadly Panty Raids.

And yet no one did anything, and he still got on a flight with no problem at all.

Unbelievable.

Obama claimed that Bush had become "distracted" and He (capital intended) would be the one to re-focus on terrorists and keep the country safe.

Campaign promise. Just words? Just words.

But let's not take "political" "pot shots." That sort of thing became traitorous on January 20, 2009.

Now watch this drive.


The System Still Worked: Captain Wonderful's Team of Rival Geniuses is still trying to sell us on everything having worked like gangbusters.

U.S. intelligence agencies did not miss a "smoking gun" that could have prevented an alleged attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said Sunday. White House aide John Brennan cited "lapses" and errors in the sharing of intelligence and clues about the Nigerian man accused in the foiled attempt. "There is no smoking gun," Brennan said. "There was no single piece of intelligence that said, 'this guy is going to get on a plane.'"

Right.

No "smoking gun." Just, basically, three or eight foreign intelligence services with dossiers on this guy thicker than a Stephen King book all saying "hey, this guy says he wants to get on a plane wearing a bomb."

Oh -- and yeah, the guy's own father called up and said he's a dangerous jihadist.

But no smoking gun. I mean, not even Sherlock Holmes could put these paltry clues together.


Thanks to DanF.






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