Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Bolton and Others Blast Obama‘s ’Absorb a Terrorist Attack’ Quip


Bob Woodward’s new book Obama’s Wars includes a new revelation about the president’s outlook on domestic terrorism — and some aren’t too happy about it.

As the Washington Post reports today, the president sat down with Woodward in July and discussed his views on another terrorist attack in the U.S.:

Woodward’s book portrays Obama and the White House as barraged by warnings about the threat of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil and confronted with the difficulty in preventing them. During an interview with Woodward in July, the president said: “We can absorb a terrorist attack. We’ll do everything we can to prevent it, but even a 9/11, even the biggest attack ever . . . we absorbed it and we are stronger.”

That quote isn’t sitting well with some, including former UN Ambassador John Bolton. Appearing on “Fox and Friends” this morning, Bolton blasted the president for the statement and said the comment proves Obama may not be fit to be commander-in-chief READ MORE...

The cover of Drudge says it all...

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