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Mullen Throws Obama Under the Bus …

By telling the truth.

10:16 AM, Jun 23, 2011 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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Mullen and Obama

Here’s a startling excerpt from the prepared testimony of Admiral Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is testifying this morning in front of the House Armed Services Committee: “I would prefer not to discuss the specifics of the private advice I rendered with respect to these decisions. As I said, I support them. What I can tell you is, the President’s decisions are more aggressive and incur more risk than I was originally prepared to accept.”

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