Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Shorter White House: Ignore Gates' Memoir

Daniel Doherty | Jan 08, 2014
Guy brought you up to speed on the latest political scandal to plague the White House. To wit, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates charges in his soon-to-be released memoir that President Obama knowingly sent 30,000 additional U.S. troops into Afghanistan even though he believed their presence would not change the outcome of the war. In short, he didn’t think his own plan would work.
This is a explosive allegation. Americans lost their lives fighting in Afghanistan, and their own commander-in-chief -- allegedly -- didn’t even believe in the mission months before surge troops were deployed overseas.
Now, of course, the White House is pushing back on Gates’ claims (via USA Today):

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