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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-31-11 05:15 PM
Response to Reply #9
27. Wrong.
Edited on Tue May-31-11 05:17 PM by NYC Liberal
If he was directly involved in an action, he deserves the credit (or the blame). The killing of OBL was a major operation, the planning and execution of which Obama was intimately involved in.

No president can possibly be directly involved in every single decision made throughout the military across the world. You have no evidence Obama was intimately involved in this operation as he was in the OBL mission.

The president is "responsible," yes, but that means he has an obligation to take appropriate action once he is informed not that it is his fault.
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  -Hypocrisy Check. If Obama killed Osama... did Obama just kill 12 children? GSLevel9  May-31-11 03:44 PM   #0 
  - Oh boy.  JVS   May-31-11 03:45 PM   #1 
  - Obama gave a direct order to attack the compound in Pakistan  liberal N proud   May-31-11 03:46 PM   #2 
  - and who gave THAT lower ranking General the order to hit suspected houses? nt  GSLevel9   May-31-11 03:48 PM   #4 
  - He is responsible, as commander in chief, for both.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-31-11 03:46 PM   #3 
  - Yep, exactly  ixion   May-31-11 03:49 PM   #5 
  - Odd logic, there. In the first instance, President Obama was  MineralMan   May-31-11 03:49 PM   #6 
  - How can one be responsible but not culpable?  EFerrari   May-31-11 03:51 PM   #8 
  - No, actually, it is not dancing on pins.  MineralMan   May-31-11 03:53 PM   #11 
  - Brings to mind another American president.  EFerrari   May-31-11 04:00 PM   #13 
  - If a lowly private in the United States army shoots and kills an unarmed  Arkana   May-31-11 05:10 PM   #26 
  - lol...  GSLevel9   May-31-11 03:51 PM   #9 
  - No, he is especially responsible for actions in which he gave  MineralMan   May-31-11 03:52 PM   #10 
  - I've been sick of this shit for 7 years...  GSLevel9   May-31-11 04:00 PM   #14 
     - Actual peace activists are still at it.  EFerrari   May-31-11 04:12 PM   #16 
        - good point...  GSLevel9   May-31-11 04:16 PM   #17 
           - I think Gates is already there. (Have to go check my deck.)  EFerrari   May-31-11 04:46 PM   #22 
  - Wrong.  NYC Liberal   May-31-11 05:15 PM   #27 
  - Put an "R" after his name  WatsonT   May-31-11 05:01 PM   #23 
  - Its hard to see how he doesn't hold responsibility  quinnox   May-31-11 03:51 PM   #7 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-31-11 03:57 PM   #12 
  - That is an interesting point to ponder. I suppose you cannot have it both ways  elocs   May-31-11 04:12 PM   #15 
  - Did he specifically order that those children be killed the way he ordered Osama's demise?  Motown_Johnny   May-31-11 04:19 PM   #18 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-31-11 04:25 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-31-11 04:38 PM   #21 
  - A furious Hamid Karzai  sharp_stick   May-31-11 04:29 PM   #20 
  - First, get hard evidence to back up the claim.  Ikonoklast   May-31-11 05:07 PM   #24 
  - Why does Obama hate the children??  JoePhilly   May-31-11 05:08 PM   #25 
  - i would say we all did. all of us who vote for people who continue these wars  La Lioness Priyanka   May-31-11 05:17 PM   #28 
  - It's war...  individual rights   May-31-11 05:21 PM   #29 
  - Lol. Stupid question is stupid.  DFab420   May-31-11 06:26 PM   #30 
 

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