Here is a second military account - this one from Pure Pursuit Information Center - of exactly what happened in the Somali Pirate incident, putting the lie once again to President B.O. and his lying liberal thugs. This is the sort of thing that "peace at all costs" liberal group-think produces. Bottom line: we have a lying coward as commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces...
Having spoken to some SEAL pals here in Virginia Beach yesterday and asking why this thing dragged out for 4 days, I got the following:
1. BHO wouldn't authorize the DEVGRU/NSWC SEAL teams to the scene for 36 hours going against OSC (on scene commander) recommendation.
2. Once they arrived, BHO imposed restrictions on their ROE that they couldn't do anything unless the hostage's life was in "imminent" danger
3. The first time the hostage jumped, the SEALS had the raggies all sighted in, but could not fire due to ROE restriction
4. When the navy RIB came under fire as it approached with supplies, no fire was returned due to ROE restrictions. As the raggies were shooting at the RIB, they were exposed and the SEALS had them all dialed in.
5. BHO specifically denied two rescue plans developed by the Bainbridge CPN and SEAL teams
6. Bainbridge CPN and SEAL team CDR finally decide they have the OpArea and OSC authority to solely determine risk to hostage. 4 hours later, 3 dead raggies
7. BHO immediately claims credit for his "daring and decisive" behavior.
As usual with him, it's BS. So per our last email thread, I'm downgrading Obama's performance to D-. Only reason it's not an F is that the hostage survived.
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