It’s about time someone said it…
“It’s almost, a little bit, gallows politics. When you read behind it, it’s almost as if he’s wishing that this country would be attacked again, in order to make his point.”
“CIA director Leon Panetta says it’s almost as if former vice president Dick Cheney would like to see another attack on the United States to prove he is right in criticizing President Barack Obama for abandoning the “harsh interrogation” of terrorism suspects.”
Seriously, What is Dick Cheney’s point? What is his goal? For years he has done nothing but promote “Me and my policy are all that keeps you safe at night” and bloviate how we will be attacked again without him. Now his rhetoric is almost like a ‘code word’ for anyone who is against the Obama administrations National Security policy. It’s like he’s talking to one or two lone nuts out there into proving that Bush/Cheney were right for the last 8 years.
Ironically, we were attacked while Dick was in office and after Dick ignored the pleas of those in the intelligence field to heed their warnings. So why would anyone take anything he has to say about keeping America safe as gospel is beyond me. How about we listen to the ones who actually have kept us safe.
and stop giving Dick the pat on the head he’s looking for.