President Obama: "I'm Really Good At Killing People."By Mary Theroux
Nov. 05, 2013
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As President Obama worked with aides on his reelection campaign last year, to what accomplishments of his first term did he point?
According to the new book "Double Down," in which journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann chronicle the 2012 presidential election, President Barack Obama told his aides that he's "really good at killing people" while discussing drone strikes.Unfortunately, unlike most of his other claims, this one is all too accurate. As this piece in the Business Insider details:
Obama oversaw the 2009 surge in Afghanistan, 145 Predator drone strikes in NATO's 2011 Libya operations, the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and drone strikes that killed the Pakistani Taliban leader and a senior member of the Somali-based militant group al-Shabab this week.We couldnít have put it better ourselves.