I remember when Bush reported to the nation that we had captured Saddam Hussein. The prevalent word in his speed was "we". When Obungler reported the death of OBL, the word used mostly was "I".
Today, Ryan Zinke, an ex-Navy SEAL and Montana State Senator, announced the launch of Special Operations for America, a political action committee dedicated to “the election of Mitt Romney and like-minded candidates.”
“Navy SEAL’s, Special Operations Personnel and Veteran’s across
America have been outraged since Barack Obama conveniently took credit
for killing Osama Bin Laden for political gain,” a statement announcing
the launch of SOFA said. “The active duty military has no voice as they
are forbidden to publicly engage in the political campaign process and
it is career suicide for senior military leaders to speak out against
Mr. Zinke, who has frequently slammed the president’s handling of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, reiterated his criticisms of the operation.
“The President has failed and he is jeopardizing the safety of our
troops, their families and our National security for political gain.
Obama has exposed the identity of special operations units, leaked
classified information, and limited the rules of engagement of forces on
the ground,” said Mr. Zinke. “For those who have taken an oath to
defend the Constitution against all enemies, both foreign and domestic,
it is a call of duty to take back America from a Commander-in-Chief that
is incapable of understanding the sacrifices that have been made for
the values that have made America great.”
Mr. Zinke has served in the Montana State Senate since 2009.
According to Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans for Congress, a political
action committee dedicated to electing Republican vets, Mr. Zinke was a member of SEAL Team Six,
the elite unit that killed Bin Laden, from 1990 until 1993 and from
1996 until 1999. He held several titles including Task Force Commander.
In 2004, In 2004, was named “Deputy and acting Commander, Combined Joint
Special Operations Task Force-Arabian Peninsula in support of Operation
IRAQI FREEDOM” in that capacity he “led a force of over 3500 Special
Operations personnel in Iraq in the conduct of 360 combat patrols, 48
Direct Action missions, and hundreds of sensitive operations” and “was
responsible for killing or capturing 72 known enemy insurgents and