Sowell writes in part,
"After bin Laden was located, why would any President not give the go-ahead to get him?
That took no courage at all. It would have been far more dangerous politically for Obama not to have given the go-ahead. "
Actually, as it turns out, Obummer wasn't the one to give the order. He was playing golf and didn't find out till after the fact. Apparently, obummer had denied authorization to take the hit 3 times before then, his staff finally just going for it on their own.