Pirates put Obama in 21st-century bind - Politics- msnbc.com
.....just saying. If he dropped a few boots on the ship we'd see you complaining about Obama being a warmonger.Thursday's decision to turn to FBI hostage negotiators showed Obama reaching for all of his limited options in the high-seas hostage drama. Negotiators in the United States were communicating with the pirates through a Navy destroyer that shadowed the small lifeboat where four pirates held American cargo ship captain Richard Phillips.
The president wasn't saying a word about the situation in public, though he dispatched aides to reassure the nation that their government was pressing to free Phillips.