The Obama White House has been aggressive in its press outreach regarding the Northwest Airlines terrorist incident. Some of the earliest stories on accused terrorist Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab's attempt to set off an explosive device on board Northwest Flight 253 were sourced to the White House, and White House officials were quick to label the incident an "attempted act of terrorism." The White House wants the public to know that President Obama, on vacation at a luxurious oceanfront home in Hawaii, has received conference call updates and is keeping close tabs on the situation.Quel relief! One might have wished, however, that the Obama White House had been half as aggressive in its anti-terrorism efforts as it's being in its "press outreach" (as if pro-Obama P.R. is going to keep anyone safe).
Monday, December 28, 2009
Obama Gets Right On It
Don't imagine for even a nano-second that Obama vacationing in Hawaii during this difficult time has distracted him from getting down to the business at hand and making those tough decisions, post-terrorism attempt. As Byron York in the Washington Examiner reports