She once allowed the publication of a guide to terrorism thatidentified conservative groups like anti-abortion activists and constitutionalists as potential terrorists. She made the term "man-caused disaster" synonomous with government stupidity. She has failed to follow congressional mandates on border security.
In short, Janet Napolitano has been a disaster as a Department of Homeland Security secretary.
Today, she announced that she is resigning the position:
Here's her statement:
"For more than four years I have had the privilege of serving President Obama and his Administration as the Secretary of Homeland Security. The opportunity to work with the dedicated men and women of the Department of Homeland Security, who serve on the frontlines of our nation's efforts to protect our communities and families from harm, has been the highlight of my professional career. We have worked together to minimize threats of all kinds to the American public. The Department has improved the safety of travelers; implemented smart steps that make our immigration system more fair and focused while deploying record resources to protect our nation's borders; worked with states to build resiliency and make our nation's emergency and disaster response capabilities more robust; and partnered with the private sector to improve our cybersecurity. After four plus years of focusing on these challenges, I will be nominated as the next President of the University of California to play a role in educating our nation's next generation of leaders. I thank President Obama for the chance to serve our nation during this important chapter in our history, and I know the Department of Homeland Security will continue to perform its important duties with the honor and focus that the American public expects."
She'll fit right in with the California educational establishment. Meanwhile, we can look at her tenure as DHS secretary and breathe a sigh of relief that her incompetence and stupidity didn't lead to a major terrorist attack. You rarely see anyone ignore the facts in front of their face so assiduously in order to hew to a politically correct line about Islam and terrorism.