Monday, September 07, 2009

Obama Administration Dissimulation

From the UK (found via New England Republican): "No.10 turns on Obama and Clinton for criticising decision to release Lockerbie bomber"
President Obama and the US Secretary of State fuelled a fierce American backlash against Britain, claiming Abdelbaset Al Megrahi should have been forced to serve out his jail sentence in Scotland – but a senior Whitehall aide said their reaction was ‘disingenuous’.

British officials claim Mr Obama and Mrs Clinton were kept informed at all stages of discussions concerning Megrahi’s return.

The officials say the Americans spoke out because they were taken aback by the row over Megrahi’s release, not because they did not know it was about to happen.

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Such hypocrisy. I wish I could say I was surprised.

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