As if there is not enough to be unnerved about in the Time of Obama, the President recently compared al-Qaeda to your
son’s junior varsity, but cool, like he is, he referred to the “jayvee.” Col. Ollie North (Ret) interviewed with Greta Van Susteren and among other things said Obama is “ignorant.” Greta opened the interview with his “underestimating” of al-Qaeda. I suspect the truth is much more than all this; an attempt to keep the heat off of Islamic radicals, keep the focus off of Islam, and protect his presidency through the myth that al-Qaeda is “on the run,” as he had proclaimed, and nothing more than a fly on the butt of a camel. Read the details of this story here, and hear Ollie North with Greta in the video below.
“…the analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant,” Obama said, resorting to an uncharacteristically flip analogy. “I think there is a distinction between the capacity and reach of a bin Laden and a network that is actively planning major terrorist plots against the homeland versus jihadists who are engaged in various local power struggles and disputes, often sectarian. (Obama interviewing with The New Yorker, Nov. 2013)
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