Barack Obama's Stolen Valor

It may or may not be a coincidence that film director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal have an October 2012 release date for a movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden.  There is little doubt, however, that the Obama campaign will use it to remind voters that the perpetrator of 9/11 died on Barack Obama's watch.  Those who oppose this self-serving exploitation of the valor of our Navy SEALs can turn it against the Obama campaign with a short and simple response: "Obama's Stolen Valor."  It is in fact short enough to fit on a bumper sticker. "Stolen Valor" refers to charlatans who claim falsely to have served in the Armed Forces and/or who wear medals they have not earned.  Barack Obama's sole claim on any role in the takedown of Osama bin Laden stems from the fact that it happened on his watch, as did the more recent loss of 22 SEALs and eight other service members in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Let's make it very clear up front.  Barack...(Read Full Article)