Many Navy SEALs are not happy that President Obama is "taking the credit for killing Osama bin Laden," says Toby Harnden at Britain's The Daily Mail. Quoting retired and active SEALs, both on the record and off, Harnden makes the case that many SEALs resent Obama for using the group as "ammunition" in his re-election campaign. Some U.S. commentators dismissed the report as a conservative hatchet job, but others aren't so sure, saying Republicans could use the SEALs' alleged complaints to undercut Obama's most visible foreign policy success, much the way the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth decimated.
A year ago, President Obama's decision to order the daring Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden was a clear political winner. Now Obama's making his most spectacular foreign policy success a focus of his re-election campaign, ... Read Post
The former Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden during his career is a 38-year-old Montana native currently working as a motivational speaker, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. The Mail identified the man as Rob O’Neill... Read Post