“I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority . . . even as I continued our broader effort. . . . Then, after years of painstaking work by my intelligence community I was briefed . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . And finally last week I determined that I had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . .”
Excerpts from his predecessor, George W. Bush on the death of Saddam Hussein:
“Today, on behalf of the nation, I thank the members of our Armed Forces and I congratulate them.”
Both excerpts from Michael B. Mukasey‘s fine discussion on how real presidents react to accomplishments (and failures). It is difficult not to think of terms like sociopath and pathological when reading Obama’s comments and comparing them to real leaders.
Unfortunately the American people elected a narcissist who knows nothing, but delights in pruning in front of teleprompters and cameras. Fortunately the public has now seen through this fraud of a man. He is nothing but a minor leaguer who is capable of reading the names from a telephone book and making them seem important. He reached the major leagues for his “cup of coffee” and hopefully will soon be demoted to the oblivion world from which he came. He has a wonderful medical plan and we all wish him well in using it to correct his pathological disorder(s).
Below is the famous photo (apparently staged) from the White House. Note who is the smallest person in the room: