White House Threatens Bob Woodward: “You’ll Regret This”February 28, 2013
Bob Woodward, the famous journalist behind the Nixon “Deepthroat” scandal decades ago, has been on the warpath, but this time, Obama is the one who is the target. Woodward is known for having intricate access to key political figures.
Unfortunately, he apparently hasn’t been drinking the Kool-Aid, leading him to be despised by would-be dictators in DC. His book “Obama’s Wars” revealed intricate details about the president’s conflicted, muddled response to the wars in such alarming detail that Osama bin Ladin made a video telling people to read the book to see why Obama was doing such a bad job. Not exactly an endorsement to be proud of, but the truth about the president is embarrassing.
But now, Woodward has been threatened by the White House after going on a public rant against the White House. Before we talk about the rant, we first need some background on the last week or so of Obama’s foreign and domestic policy.
Obama is Hurting America to Gain Political Points
The president — like most power-hungry politicians — is using the American people as pawns in a game. He’s been neglecting basic government policies, and then blaming it on “budget cuts” that are looming. The general idea is to beat the American people until they feel like they have no choice but to raise taxes again. Obama is literally trying to take the nation hostage.
For a blatant example, look what’s happened recently, with the federal government releasing hundreds of criminal illegal-aliens into the streets. We’re not sure what the crimes committed were — it could be theft, alcohol related, or who knows what. But the end result is that they were released.
The administration’s defense is that they weren’t too dangerous. This just begs the question… why were they arrested in the first place? If someone should be jailed, then they should be jailed. If not, then they shouldn’t. This isn’t a budget issue, it’s a justice issue. Either way, anyone with any level of political savvy knows this has absolutely nothing to do with justice, and everything to do with scaring people into being against budget cuts and supporting more taxes. That’s it.
Obama has also not deployed aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf, and has said that he wouldn’t be able to do so.
What Bob Woodward Said:
Woodward has gone on the offensive, saying that this was insane:
“Can you imagine Ronald Reagan sitting there and saying ‘Oh, by the way, I can’t do this because of some budget document?’” Woodward said.
“Or George W. Bush saying, ‘You know, I’m not going to invade Iraq because I can’t get the aircraft carriers I need’ or even Bill Clinton saying, ‘You know, I’m not going to attack Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters,’ as he did when Clinton was president because of some budget document?” he added.
Of course, we disagree with Woodward on this. “Some budget document” is the rule of law, and we do not want Obama to be able to write his own checks. Good grief, we’re almost to that point already, and it’s nothing but disaster. Either way, the White House seems to continue with their pattern of Chicago politics of intimidation.
The White House Threatens Bob Woodward
The response by the White House? They tried to threaten him to scare him. It probably won’t work:
In the end, Woodward is wrong. The “budget document” is absolutely important. The president should have a budget, he should stick to it, and that’s that. But there is no budget problem. The president has trillions more than needed to protect American citizens from having their natural rights violated — this is a political problem.
In the end, we’re not siding with Obama or Woodward. But one thing should be certain:
This isn’t a problem of too little money; this is a problem of too much Barack Obama.