President Obama shakes hands with Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in the Green Room of the White House following his statement detailing the mission against Osama bin Laden, May 1, 2011. CIA Director Leon Panetta and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton are pictured at left. Photo: Pete Souza/The White House
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the CIA Director and the Secretary of State witnessed Barack Obama’s performance during the US raid of Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, and what I see in those faces is deep admiration and respect. Something certain Republicans simply can’t or won’t bring themselves to do.
President Obama listens during one in a series of meetings discussing the mission against Osama bin Laden, in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Photo: Pete Souza/The White House
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