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September 29, 2014

Obama Throws Intelligence Under the Bus

The U.S. intelligence community is now sporting the tread marks of the Obama-Mobile after the commander in chief said they “underestimated” the rise of the Islamic State. In a CBS “60 Minutes” interview, Barack Obama said it’s “absolutely true” that U.S. intelligence “underestimated what had been taking place in Syria.” He admitted al-Qaida in Iraq “went back underground” until chaos gave them a chance to “reconstitute themselves” – and we missed it. This blame game is yet another pathetic political dodge by the president. He is the one who repeated the 2012 campaign fairytale that al-Qaida was “decimated,” despite the large intelligence haul from the bin Laden raid indicating otherwise. He is the one essentially seeking a mulligan on his failed policy of fleeing Iraq. Yet the pathological narcissist in the Oval Office is telling us it’s really the fault of U.S. intelligence. The buck stops, er, over there. More…

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