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Well -- some White House insiders tell the president was the last to know about the -- -- I can't account for every conversation that might have been -- outside the White House knows I don't I can't tell you how many people knew what did you learn.
The same day the president from news reports -- so nor -- -- told.
That's -- part of being president is.
There's so much at least you that you can't know because the government so best.
It's closer journal Steve -- former presidential candidate Herman Cain on whether out of the loop really means is out to lunch Herman.
US -- out sent.
I have a lot of doubts.
David Axelrod comment was a simple cop out.
Both -- of this what I feel when I first heard him say that look CELs.
They just below the work on the right problems this president of the working on right problems he keeps distract and it from the economy and national security.
-- -- that asks the right questions.
He would have known that these crises were brewing if -- been asking the right questions now let's suppose he while that's gonna -- questions and he still didn't know.
-- in his staff let him down I don't buy an American people don't buy -- and the biggest problem that all of this is created.
Is a severe lack of trust.
That creates a barrier in the minds of American people and the president and his administration and his spokespeople are doing any good thing in -- thing to mitigate it.
Other than continue.
Details even more missed truths more last -- and throw more distractions into the pot.
We'll see if we could flip it around and say let's -- the president -- Steve let that word that the president didn't know about any of this when he's gone from being very hands on executives are very.
Hands off formal -- executive and so here's critics tell it.
An environment where this sort of thing can and will happen when he -- -- a.
Yeah I think this gets to.
They're cousins competence as executor -- is the executive and chief and you know -- one of things that bothers me about the White House slightest remember the president what I believe was the president's finest moment is when we.
I'll kill -- kill bin Laden remember he gave that.
You know the past statement about not been talking about I did -- -- dot.
And I was fine but now when it comes things the government does Ronyell is that did not that I don't know nothing about it was that government that would not go over there.
You know this is not Harry Truman the buck stops here.
The last point you know our lead editorial today in the paper.
We pointed this out that look if the government is so vast that nobody has oversight of it may be -- -- particular case the government is way too bad right arm and.
You know that's -- to the -- one on the ends of follow up on that point yet and it was a very codes when they're that you are given that all right.
If you didn't know what was going on early on in any of these respective prices.
Then it bespeaks of -- hands off cut the leadership style that did.
Will mean we're -- we'll have more of these crises unless you do get more hands -- Exactly.
-- -- but CE olds.
Executives who in charge of large organizations.
Including the United States of America -- -- polls to know now.
If they Christ as is brewing.
The first thing that.
One of his direct reports -- supposed to do is still let the boss know that it is brewing.
Not read about it in the news or read about it in the newspaper policy and on TV that is absurd.
That is totally -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- There's it but but I do you see your point -- -- -- have something -- -- or robots that -- clip that you -- with Nancy Pelosi saying.
Well you know what what what in the speaker Boehner know about this after all those agents weren't Cincinnati.
That -- admission is a civics lesson because.
The truth is -- the president -- they had executive branch not the not a speaker abolished and -- so how should.
That's the problem is the president should have known about this or at least as determined said the people were firm -- told them that there was something brewing here but how can John Boehner now and those people don't work for -- Yeah you know currency that is a -- earlier about the way the Osama bin Laden.
You know capture or killing or what was handle verses this stuff tonight.
Obviously a lot of that was leaked to the press and the the administration was certainly fine with how was leaked to delete it and how they came off in that.
Some -- bad stuff and it that was leaked it didn't make the administration look good -- -- -- -- of that.
But then -- would of records to be pored over emails to be scrutinized.
So it does raise another issue about we we have this thing about leaks when they make us look good where we're all forum.
-- when they're not we're all against -- All all week playing we don't know anything about it but that they -- won the right decision Duff and not a president should make.
And that's what the decision relative to Osama bin Laden and given it ought to because that was his job is a deal that Connell or he has one other clue -- That this administration.
Is running adrift.
When the president took office he not only had to take over the fifteen agencies and administratively it's.
Then appointed the -- at least three -- Know all leadership communications model on the planet has ever succeeded.
When you expand -- span of control rather than decreasing it.
And so my point is this thing where are all the sauce well that the agency -- -- -- somebody.
Somebody should have informed as president but each one of these situations brewing so either he without -- want -- didn't wanna know.
But they didn't do that job and I think it with a little bit of -- now want I have one other -- -- and ready Larry -- abdominal -- Lot of stonewalling is going on ball crossed the bullet in all of these situations are closely Steve if.
In the future the reason I didn't honestly what he says doesn't it doesn't think -- -- are I'd I'd about.
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