End of Day Report
Obama Passes The Buck
Harry Truman popularized the phrase "The Buck Stops Here" with a plaque that sat on his desk in the Oval Office for much of his presidency. It's a concept that seems lost on the current occupant of the Oval Office.
President Obama went on "60 Minutes" and did what he does best. Asked whether the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria came as a total surprise to him, Obama blamed someone else. Obama said, "Our head of the intelligence community, Jim Clapper, has acknowledged that, I think, they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria."
Some intelligence officials are seething over this remark. One former senior Pentagon official said, "Either the president doesn't read the intelligence he's getting or he's bullshi**ing."Read More