Captain Richard Phillips was rescued after Navy SEALs took out the last three pirates. That’s what we needed to hear!
On the other hand, here’s how 5th Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral William Gortney, closed his announcement: “Admiral Gortney left with a warning that today’s outcome could lead to more violence in future hijackings, perhaps in the form of retaliation of losing their own.” (From here on Fox News.)
No, Admiral. Today’s outcome could lead to fewer future hijackings, because the pirates are only bold when they think there will be no retaliation. Sheesh. He’s a Vice Admiral and doesn’t get that? Whattthehellis he doing running 5th Fleet with an attitude like that?