Whereforartthou Mitch Rapp??

I am a fan of the escapist novels from Vince Flynn, where his protagonist--counter-terror operative Mitch Rapp--does things his own way, rules be damned!

However, during the heady days of the Bush administration, I always found it almost unrealistic the way that Flynn painted the extreme opposition of some partisan political hacks to the way Rapp produced results, even if those methods were above board. They would stop at nothing to expose, or ruin attempts to thwart terrorists because it didn't fit their neat little academic reluctance to let rough men do violence on their behalf. I guess I found it made for a good story, but a little over the top.

Then came the Obama administration....
The assault is relentless. It is enraging. And today, the Obama administration's assault on those who dare to defend America from terrorist thugs who rejoice in publicizing beheadings, mass murder, and pure evil are on notice: "You will be punished. We're coming after you."

The target audience now includes the American Warrior. The Obama administration has abdicated the Warrior's defense, refusing to appeal the 2nd Circuit's decision that more photos should be released from investigations of the detention of enemy fighters from the battlefield. The Obama administration has sided with the ACLU and abandoned our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. This cannot stand.


The next logical step for this anti-military administration is to submit the American Warrior to the jurisdiction of a kangaroo International Criminal Court. Don't think the American Warrior isn't watching and thinking. International law, rather than American sovereignty, is all the rage these days in the White House after all.

The Warrior will begin to question precisely what it is that he risks all to defend. And when faced with the fact that he may remain undefended in doing so, his risk expands and the once-booming clarion call to service reduces to distant whispers.

And that will be . . . the end.
In this, a darkening hour....wherforearthou Mitch Rapp??

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