National security, politicized
From the assault on Bin Laden’s hideout to, today, Stuxnet, there’s no success in the War on Terror the Obama administration won’t take public credit for — even if doing so means leaking what should be classified information to its media allies in order to help them frame the narratives.
Notes Wiliam Jacobson:
I guess you could say this is just good investigative journalism … if you just landed here from Mars and didn’t know that part of the Obama campaign strategy was to tout how tough he has been.
The Times says that its reporting is based on interviews with American, European and Israeli officials, but is it merely coincidence that this report comes so soon after the drone report, or not long after unprecedented access was provided to Hollywood movie makers and NBC news to details and persons involved in the bin Laden raid?
The administration so clearly is leaking these details for political purposes that one has to wonder how much damage we have done to our national security in order to get Obama reelected.
And that’s not even the worst of it. A film based on the Stuxnet is rumored already in the works in which a virtual Obama enters the digital world and does battle with the evil Iranian Mullahs and their cohort bent on completing a cyber-doomsday weapon.
With Obama to be played by Jeff Bridges. Naturally.
At least, that’s what my sources are telling me. Developing…