OUR OPINION: Keystone XL delays get embarrassing
The stakes couldn’t have been higher when President Barack Obama faced the “Go/No go” decision to get Osama bin Laden. A disastrous outcome would have haunted his administration. It would have been even more humiliating than the Desert One debacle in 1980, which ended with two U.S. aircraft destroyed, eight servicemembers dead and Jimmy Carter a one-term president.
And yet, confronted with that stark possibility, Obama made the tough call.
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