posted on Sep, 11 2012 @ 11:57 AM
Very interesting. How can two different President's have the same outlook towards the war on terror.
I've always said that the President isn't in control and is just following orders. And this seems to add to my suspicions.
President Barack Obama has closely followed the policy of his predecessor, President George W. Bush, when it comes to tactics used in the “war
on terror” — from rendition, targeted killings, state secrets, Guantanamo Bay to domestic spying, according to Michael Hayden, Bush’s former
director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency.
“But let me repeat my hypothesis: Despite the frequent drama at the political level, America and Americans have found a comfortable center line in
what it is they want their government to do and what it is they accept their government doing. It is that practical consensus that has fostered such
powerful continuity between two vastly different presidents, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, when it comes, when it comes to this conflict,” Hayden
said Friday while speaking at the University of Michigan.
I don't buy that the American public is coming to expect this from a president. But since we aren't always told what's really happening who knows
how backed up into a corner we are. If at all.
And another quote adds to my suspicions.
Hayden, who said he was an adviser the Romney presidential campaign, said Romney would largely follow Obama’s same path, too, if Romney was