It's been revealed that the Obama administration named its war against Libya -- Operation Odyssey Dawn -- after a little-known album by
But what hasn't been revealed are the names of other album titles seriously considered by Obama's inner circle during the build-up to the attack. Through our well-placed sources at the
Here we go:
10. C-Murder, Operation The Truest S--- I Ever Said
Why it was considered: It sounded hard-core.
Why it was ruled out: Universally decided that "true s---" would not be said in the build-up to the attack.
9. Oasis, Operation Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants
Why it was considered: It was argued that since we're protecting British oil, we should honor a British band.
Why it was ruled out: The grammar presented a stumbling block. Just one "shoulder"?
Why it was considered: The president likes puns.
Why it was ruled out: Everyone was on board until "Debbie Downer"
Why it was considered: The title was pretentious enough for all the Ivy-leaguers in the room.
Why it ruled out: No one likes Hillary's picks.
Why it was considered: Suggested by a red-eyed
Why it was ruled out: Suggested by a red-eyed Bill Clinton
5. Limp Bizkit, Operation Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavored Water
Why it was considered: Clinton, again.
Why it was ruled out: Hillary gave him the look.
4. Public Enemy, Operation How To Sell Your Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul?
Why it was considered: Generally considered to sound "deep."
Why it was ruled out: Jarrett apparently has a problem with alliteration. Jeez, will nothing please this woman?
3. Salt-n-Pepa, Operation A Salt with a Deadly Pepa
Why it was considered: It was decided that "a deadly Pepa" would get the message across to Gaddafi loud and clear.
Why it was ruled out:
Why it was considered: Cowboys and Captain Fantastic are both awesome and "brown dirt" properly invoked a desert nation.
Why it was ruled out: Must have been an oversight, because this one was a winner.