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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

"Audacious" ...

Definition of Audacious:
a : intrepidly daring : adventurous <an audacious mountain climber> 

b : recklessly bold : rash

... And according to Joe Biden, a word that properly describes Barack Obama's decision to kill Osama Bin Laden.

“You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than a 48 percent probability that he was there.”
Really, Joe?  When I think "audacious", George Washington crossing the Delaware or Iwo Jima come to mind. Not that the decision to off OBL wasn't the right decision, it was, but most audacious in 500 years?  Come on, Joe, you can't think of a more audacious decision?  Let me give you a pictorial hint:

... Does the word "Normandy" ring a bell?  So while we've got the dictionary open, Joe, here's another word for you to look up... "Hyperbole"

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