Former Navy SEAL launches anti-Obama PAC

Erika Johnsen

As President Obama is wont to remind us (no, but really — would anyone like to place bets on how many times we’ll hear about it again before November?), he gave the order that led to our amazing special forces taking out Osama bin Laden. (‘Murika!) To hear President Obama & Friends tell the story, the president handled the situation beautifully, from the beginning when the intelligence started to come in and right on through all of the fallout — but it would appear that some rather well-qualified Americans are of a somewhat different mind. Politicker reports that Ryan Zinke, an ex-Navy SEAL of Team 6 and a current Montana state senator, has just launched a new political action committee: Special Operations for America, a group to support “the election of Mitt Romney and like-minded candidates.”

“Navy SEAL’s, Special Operations Personnel and Veteran’s across America have been outraged since Barack Obama conveniently took credit for killing Osama Bin Laden for political gain,” a statement announcing the launch of SOFA said. “The active duty military has no voice as they are forbidden to publicly engage in the political campaign process and it is career suicide for senior military leaders to speak out against the President.”

Mr. Zinke, who has frequentlyslammed the president’s handling of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, reiterated his criticisms of the operation…

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We owe someone on Facebook a hat tip though, unfortunately, we forgot to make note of which of our FB friends is responsible. So, in addition to the H/T we also owe an apology…


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