Retired Lt. Col. Ralph Peters held nothing back on Tuesday night when he appeared on Fox News’ the O’Reilly Factor and laid into the most recent failure of leadership from the Obama administration.
Peters was speaking with host Bill O’Reilly about the recent release of 15 more terrorist detainees from Guantanamo Bay when he uttered the fiercest BURN I’ve heard in quite a while. Read this:
“There’s a formal process which vets the prisoners and determines whether they are ready for release. But that wasn’t quick enough, so President Obama now basically orders the releases. The president has brought tremendous pressure and he wants these prisoners gone. Up to one-third of them have gone back to the battlefield! Lincoln freed the slaves, Obama freed the terrorists!“
Sadly, Peters is 100% correct for his recent bout of righteous indignation, on the heels of the announcement that President Obama was releasing 15 more GITMO prisoners that had up until now been deemed too dangerous to release.
The Obama administration is facing renewed accusations from Republican lawmakers of putting national security at risk following the release of 15 more Guantanamo Bay detainees — including former Usama bin Laden bodyguards and Al Qaeda bomb experts — as the Pentagon works to fulfill the president’s vow to shutter the camp by the end of his term…