Well, at least now I can get back to criticizing the President without people assuming that I'm voting for Romney. Truth be told, I did vote for Obama. Though I did so holding my nose. And why, do you ask, did I pull the trigger on that vote with such hesitance? Well, because here we are and it's clear that Obama didn't even wait one fucking day before getting back to work in killing sand people.
WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday morning, as many Americans sifted through the voter data and exit poll numbers of President Barack Obama's reelection the night before, the Twitter feeds of close watchers of Yemen lit up with reports of another sort of presidential event: an apparent U.S. drone strike had killed several individuals in that country.Jesus fuck. Not even a single day. FORWARD indeed...
There was no way of being certain if the strike was indeed American, or for that matter if it was a drone strike at all, although it had all the markings of one.
"All signs (after dark, suspicions of locals, target) point to Sanhan strike being a US drone," Yemen-based freelance journalist Adam Baron wrote on Twitter.
Several other analysts concurred.
A White House spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. If it were a American strike, of course, it would have to have been authorized by Obama.