When asked how the would be terrorist was allowed to board a plane with liquid explosives Napolitano responded,”We’re asking the same questions.”
Folks, this is what happens when you put liberals in charge of national security...
~~Janet Napolitano on Attempted Plane Bombing: “Everything Worked According to Clockwork” (Video)
~~Michelle Malkin spells it all out with Napolitano's horrible history of preventing attacks and how things went down on Flight 254:
Today, she caps off her horrible year by playing Big Pollyanna in the wake of the Flight 254. The botched bombing — foiled by a faulty detonator and brave passengers, not by homeland security bureaucrats or any preemptive measures by intel officials — shows that the in Ja-No’s fantasy world.
If the “system” had “worked,” the U.S. consular officials who granted Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab a short-term visa last June would have revoked it immediately upon being informed by his father that he was a Muslim radical with al Qaeda ties.
If the “system” had “worked,” U.S. consular officials would have never granted Abdulmutallab — a rootless, young, single male — a visa in the first place in compliance with State Department visa regulation 214(b).
If the “system” had “worked,” Abdulmutallab would have been barred from the U.S. like he had been barred from Britain.
The “system,” like Napolitano, was an epic fail.
And as predicted, Napolitano also played the “lone nut” card — dismissing the Christmas Day jihadist as a single operator not part of “anything larger” despite his own testimony to the contrary.
She’s Obama’s biggest joker. And there’s no Blame-Bush loophole
to weasel through anymore.
~~Jonah Goldberg says if Obama is serious about national security, he'd fire Napolitano:
If the White House wants to assure people that it takes the war on terror seriously (a term Robert Gibbs used this morning by the way), they could start by firing this patenly unqualified hack.
UPDATE: Napolitano says, let me rephrase that...