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The White House is Leaking Hellfire
A horrible thing is possibly happening at the White House: information about our honorable, glorious, and brave drone attacks has leaked, maybe.
As was stated in the NY Post, “President Obama, after more than a week of silence, finally conceded the problem. He said Friday that the information is “classified for a reason” and that “these are criminal acts when they release information like this.” Then he insisted accusations that his team was guilty are “offensive.””
Yes, it’s criminal that unmanned drone attacks that have killed between 1,800 and 2,800 suspected terrorists are being leaked. Drone targets are guilty until proven innocent, and they might not be proven innocent until they’re dead. Besides, “…according to the US president himself, all men killed in drone attacks are “militants.” Yes, all males near drone strikes are terrorists.
According to the New America Foundation, drone attacks used to kill about 50% civilians around 2008, and now it’s only 10%, so we should keep on using the drones. What’s 10% civilian casualties when there is fear that those suspects we killed might do something sometime. It’s not like it’s Vietnam or something where at least 65,000 civilians died from U.S. bombing, so shut up you un-American liberals.
The New America Foundation also reported that there have been 22 U.S. drone strikes in the Middle East this year up until June 4 and 341 total since 2004. And only 136 U.S. drone strikes were on unknown targets according to the report.
However, some loser who knows nothing about drones, war, or the intelligence agencies is now criticizing the drone attacks, “Now Robert Grenier, who headed the CIA's counter-terrorism center from 2004 to 2006 and was previously a CIA station chief in Pakistan, has told the Guardian that the drone programme is targeted too broadly. "It [the drone program] needs to be targeted much more finely. We have been seduced by them and the unintended consequences of our actions are going to outweigh the intended consequences," Grenier said in an interview.”
And others have blabbed about it as well. The U.K. Guardian writes, “The BIJ has reported that drone strikes in Pakistan over the weekend hit a funeral gathering for a militant slain in a previous strike and also may have accidentally hit a mosque.” Anybody that is at a funeral of a militant is, of course, a militant and needs to die.
So, while we are nobly bombing Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen with drones, some coward in the White House might be leaking news that could harm our drones. Remember, the real news is the leaks, not the illegal use of drones.