Does the President have an obligation to tell us the truth?
Talking Points 2/27
- Duration 2:52
- Date Feb 27, 2013
Talking Points 2/27
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Hi I'm Bill O'Reilly days thanks for watching a cyanide does the president of the United States have an obligation.
To tell us the truth.
That is the subject of this evening's talking points memo.
You may remember that when that President Obama took office his theme was a change from politics as usual.
Obama promising team would be a leader we could trust.
Police say -- simply as I can't.
And the rule of law will be the touch films of this presidents of.
Okay the president went on record back -- -- many Americans believed him but now we have a very embarrassing situation for Barack Obama.
Former press secretary.
Robert Gibbs recently said this.
What I went through the process of becoming Press Secretary one of the things one of the first things they told -- was.
You're not even to acknowledge the drone program -- -- -- -- -- -- disgusted exists but here's what's inherently crazy about that proposition.
You're being asked that question based on reporting.
All of -- program that exists.
Now the drone program has been very successful in degrading al-Qaeda and other terrorists is no question about that.
It's a necessary tool win the war -- terror.
However the American people have a right.
To know what is being done in their name not specifics.
But the general philosophy.
Of combat operations.
President Obama chose to deceive the American people on that front.
But the left will not make a big deal of this again because -- president can do no wrong in their -- If Dana Perino has said publicly that President Bush had ordered her not to give information about an important program.
Would've been up front page story in the New York Times and every other liberal paper in -- country.
One of the few left -- guys who did take notice of what it said was my pound Jon Stewart who asked this question about -- Richard is when you're working as Press Secretary -- questions about drones bustling.
Other US officials have confirmed.
He's predator drone -- I'm not getting -- into these matters compromise operational.
Not gonna get into this.
-- -- I don't know if I did.
Yeah I did it wouldn't get into fashion tips for all you aspiring -- -- out there.
If someone says you pattern I think about that and even if I did I wouldn't tell you.
That person knows something about that did bother you mr.
Well I got and -- Stewart's honest man and that's what we the people should demand not only from our commentators but also from -- -- -- --