Analysis: For Obama, scandal complicates moves on Cabinet, national security

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iq160 wrote:

No one cared about 4 dead Americans in Libya for 2 months; why care about this?

Nobody cared that the individual with the highest possible security clearance perjured himself about an affair while in office. The whole press and the public gave Blue-Dress Bill Clinton a pass on both his escapes in the Oral Office as well as lying under oath.

The left has been taught that they need not fear any wrong-doing. They’re the popular party that’s not to be held accountable for anything.

Nov 13, 2012 7:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Our enemies must be loving all of this upheaval in our military. You wanted four more years..well, Mr. President,now you got it.

Nov 13, 2012 9:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kiwibird wrote:

On a frivolous note how about someone gives the jilted wife a makeover! There is an attractive woman waiting to jump out and no doubt make a new start.

Nov 13, 2012 9:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
boonteetan wrote:

One would have thought appointing him to be CIA chief was a calculated move.
Petraeus is especially military smart, but not that intelligence smart. A seemingly poor White House judgment (in retrospect), the president’s choice could have been politically motivated. (vzc1943)

Nov 13, 2012 9:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Marla wrote:

I have a novel idea, how about we immediately end these illegal, imperial wars and put a whole bunch more of these “commanders” out of work.

Nov 13, 2012 10:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
BlueCannon wrote:

What national security would matter more than this soap opera in the top military when more than twenty states signed a petition online for independence of this Disunited States ?

Nov 14, 2012 12:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
Ashlyn wrote:

The Obama administration knew this information on Petraeus months ago. They chose to publish this now in an effort to publicly humiliate him in an effort to silence him before he could testify on the Benghazi situation. The corrupt press is running with the salacious story as a smokescreen to avoid covering the tragic reality of what happened in Benghazi.

Nov 14, 2012 12:35am EST  --  Report as abuse
Renox wrote:

It is not complicated at all. Here is the “leadership”, a bunch of dead beats. The creme de creme out of 300 million people.

Nov 14, 2012 3:16am EST  --  Report as abuse
jswain23 wrote:

Hard choices is something Obama does well. You disagree? I give you the decision to PROCEED with: 1.) Auto bailout 2.) Raid for bin Laden 3.) Bringing all the debt and deficit into the open by making them a PART of the deficit (see 2009 decision on how the debt/deficit is calculated).

This does complicate things. But I believe there is a depth of quality qualified people “in the system” and those selected will rise to the challenge.

Nov 14, 2012 7:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
AZreb wrote:

Seems like there are enough major problems in our country to have the president cancel his trip verseas and take care of business right here and now. We need our politicians – from the top down – concentrating on our own country, not taking victory laps around the world.

Nov 14, 2012 8:59am EST  --  Report as abuse
Overcast451 wrote:

Sandal is DEFINING Obama’s cabinet, lol.

Nov 14, 2012 11:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
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