Monday, April 13, 2009

Apology to the President

If I knew the guy, I'd apologize in person.  

Analysis: A new president wins a first national security test by staying quiet and determined


JENNIFER LOVEN | AP White House Correspondent

" ...but President Barack Obama's "no drama" handling of the Indian Ocean hostage crisis proved a big win for his administration in its first critical national security test.

Obama's quiet backstage decision to authorize the Defense Department to take necessary action if Capt. Richard Phillips' life was in imminent danger gave a Navy commander the go-ahead to order snipers to fire on the pirates holding the cargo ship captain at gunpoint.

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