Barack Obama Killed Osama Bin Laden. Period.

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    Barack Obama’s decision to go after Osama Bin Laden: how the president overruled his advisers in ordering the assassination - Slate Magazine

    I don't want to drop this at the tail end of Mud dude's thread (sorry, name escapes me) because I feel it's more newsworthy than that.

     
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    SEAL TEAM 6 killed Bin Laden, not Obama. He did not pull the trigger, so the thread title is a lie. Color me surprised... not.
     
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    He gave the order.
     
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    Credit Oblunder for not screwing up the good work of the special ops.

    But when it came to taking the phone call, anybody would have made the same decision.

    Even Natasha Obama could have agreed to killing the bad guy.
     
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    As he should have, and I credit him for doing so. Fact remains, he did not personally kill Bin Laden, SEAL TEAM 6 did.

    If the thread title said 'Obama order resulted in the death of bin Laden', it would be 100% correct. It didn't say that. It gives Obama personal credit for killing bin Laden, which is inaccurate.
     
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    But he gave the order that his advisers advised against. There was only a 40-60% chance OBL was actually in there.

    The title came from the article. Sorry it made you cranky.
     
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    So Obama killed US Border Guard Brian Terry too then.

    Right?

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    No he didn't.
     
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    Credit Obamalama for giving the OK...

    To say he killed OBL is like saying Bob Hansen won championships for the Chicago Bulls... he just happened to be associated with it with extremely minimal involvement or influence
     
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    Nope. The odds were against him. He took someone's advice and added two copters, which is good, since one did crash.

    You can go to the mat on this one, not a problem. You are WRONG, but everybody has that right in this country.

    You're wrong.
     

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