President Obama had his teleprompter tuned up this afternoon and apparently sipped a bit of Red Bull before taking another stab at making an I’m Really, Really Serious This Time statement about the UndyBomber case. Resolve does not come naturally in this White House.
You can read the brief, 6-page “security review” released by the White House here.
This is the sum total of what the review says about Abdulmutallab’s visa:
As I’ve been noting the past week on Fox, all of the discussion about airline security, intelligence-sharing, and connecting the dots has given short shrift to the atrociously lax visa issuance policies at the State Department. My column tomorrow will go into these failures more in-depth, but for now, you can watch some of my remarks on the subject from Fox and Friends last week and Hannity last night: