"Endangering himself": Conservative Twitter blames Obama for White House intruder

A new report says the intruder made it deeper into WH than previously known. Conservatives: it's Obama's fault!

Published September 29, 2014 10:10PM (EDT)

John Podhoretz      (Commentary)
John Podhoretz (Commentary)

The Washington Post reported Monday that Omar Gonzalez, the fence-jumper who evaded Secret Service agents and broke into the White House on September 19, made it far deeper into the building than previously known. The news provided further opportunity to question the competence of the White House security team -- and for some conservatives to bash President Obama.

Blogger Melissa Clouthier, who retweeted several posts criticizing Obama in light of the news, chalked the security breach up to "Obama's don't-give-a-shit attitude":

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New York Post columnist John Podhoretz, meanwhile, suggested that the incident was an example of what happens when a White House doesn't "work right":

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The Wilderness' Stephen Miller tweeted that the intruder incident was yet another thing by which the administration was "[c]ompletely caught off guard":

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And blogger Moe Lane assures us this would never have happened under George W. Bush:

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On the other hand, RedState.com founder Erick Erickson steered clear of attacking the president over the Gonzalez's actions:

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In a worrying sign that right-wing Twitter is off its game, it appears that no conservative with a large presence on the site has seized on the latest revelations about the intruder to bring up Benghazi.

By Luke Brinker

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