“The timing, operational decision making and control are in Admiral McRaven’s hands. The approval is provided on the risk profile presented to the President. Any additional risks are to be brought back to the President for his consideration. The direction is to go in and get bin Laden and if he is not there, to get out.”
Is that really “a responsibility-escape clause”?
Does that mean there’s a different meaning from the customary for the P in POTUS?
“Bin Laden is dead and General Motors is