The Obama Incompetence Excuse – I’m Not Buying It!

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How many times over the last decades are we going to hear from Washington  leadership, especially in the Executive Branch, that they “didn’t know” or it  was some underlings fault?  I wonder how long the American people are going  to get scammed with those excuses before finally waking up.  There is a  basic and simple reason for these pleas of incompetence from perpetrators of  criminal behavior.  You don’t go to jail for incompetence or lack of  knowledge.  You do go to jail for intent and deliberate  illegal acts.  Possibly you could go to jail for negligence, but not nearly  for the same degree of punishment as if clear intent was proven.  You don’t  go to jail if you can show that the act was committed by some rogue employee and  you knew nothing about it.  Uh huh, and my Aunt Sadie was the Queen of  Sheba.

Let’s look at incompetence, just for the sake of argument.  We are all  so tolerant these days of fallibility.   So and so “didn’t mean to do  it.”  So and so was just a weak person and fell into a circumstance so and  so could not handle.  Poor so and so.  O.K. that might work for a  youngster who needs guidance.  But we are talking about the supposed cream  of the crop at the upper echelons of leading our nation.  How much slack  are you willing to give these people after they have landed in the most powerful  positions in the nation?  A lot of these folks are graduates of the  nation’s top law schools.  If you want to pretend they are incompetent, you  surely are kidding yourself.  Some incompetence could be applied, but not  at the highest levels and that alone is reason to remove them from their  positions.  Do you really think all of this amounts to incompetence at this  point?   And when incompetence meets malfeasance, how much of this is this  nation going to tolerate?

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