Good catch. Yes, he's a citizen and taxpayer (though that doesn't mean much to ruthless bottom feeders in international waters). Yep, it was a nasty situation. And yes he was in his cushy office - ordering the hit based on the intel.<quoted text>
I wouldn't. The captain is an American citizen and a taxpayer and he was the one who suffered through a harrowing ordeal while Obie sat in his cushy office. Obie is here to serve the people.
And if you played a key role in saving my life even from behind your desk, I'd be eternally grateful, tell the world about it, and the last thing I'd care about are your political leanings.