Dana Perino: Obama made right call not to address nation too quickly on second beheading

After the callous behavior the world witnessed from President Obama in his pre-golf statement about the beheading of American journalist James Foley – just before the grinning high-fives – one would expect caution from the White House as they formulate his response to news of a second beheading.

Obama boarded Marine One Tuesday afternoon to begin his trip to Estonia and the NATO summit in Wales with no mention of the horrific murder of journalist Steven Sotloff.

He was roundly criticized, but former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino defended the move, calling it the “right call.”

Update: Obama spoke in Tallinn, Estonia, Wednesday morning, after the video was officially authenticated by the White House. He vowed that “justice will be served.” Read more about what he said here.

Perino’s opinion received a mixed response:

H/T: Twitchy

Michele Kirk


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