The community-organizer-in-chief claims his spies hadn’t kept him up to date on ISIS’ comings and goings. There’s just one little problem: they did:
Reached by The Daily Beast after Obama’s interview aired, one former senior Pentagon official who worked closely on the threat posed by Sunni jihadists in Syria and Iraq was flabbergasted. “Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bullshitting,” the former official said.
My money’s on the latter. With 0bama, it’s never wise to attribute to incompetence that which can be explained by malice.