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Dear Obama Naysayers/Credit Denyers

Dear Obama Naysayers: According to your logic, Osama shouldn't have been blamed for the 9/11 attacks. He didn't fly the planes into the Pentagon or WTC. He only financed and masterminded it all. Why blame him?

I'm not taking credit away from the military--credit should go to everyone involved: the SEALs, the operators, the analysts, the personnel at Gitmo, even Bush, whose terrorist round-up produced the intel.

Or, if a sports analogy would work: Bobby Bowden shouldn't be credited with winning National Championships in 1993 and 1999. Instead of "Bowden Field" at Doak Campbell Stadium, it should be "The Players and Coaches of 1993 and 1999 Field" at Doak Campbell. He never put on a jersey and threw a football or made a tackle.

Business analogy: Is Wal-Mart a success mainly because of the cashier at the front or Sam Walton?

I'm not taking credit away from the military--credit should go to everyone involved: the SEALs, the operators, the analysts, the …