March 20, 2012
Most audacious plan in 500 years?
"You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain," Vice President Biden said during a fundraiser in Morris Township, N.J. Of course, he was referring to Obama deciding to give the Navy SEALs the green light to attack Bin Laden's Pakistani compound. Now I'll give Obama credit -- he did give the order to go in and it did only take him 16 hours to make that decision, which should have been remarkably obvious to anyone with a lingering memory of 9/11, but the 'most audacious plan' in 500 years? Really? What about George Washington's crossing of the Delaware during the Revolutionary War. It was the middle of winter, his troops were hungry, fatigued and freezing to death. With only 2,400 men fit to fight, Washington made plans and convinced his men to attack Hessian troops that far outnumbered his own then defend against a 5,000 strong British counter attack. He was successful. But no-that wasn't audacious at all. Barbary Coast...(Read Full Post)