Obama: World Knows I'll Do What I Say Because Osama, Gaddafi "I would just to point out that there have been several instances during the course of my Presidency where I said I was going to do something and it ended up getting done. And there were times when there were folks on the sidelines wondering, 'Why hasn't it happened, yet?' And, 'What's going on?' And, 'Why doesn't it go on tomorrow?' But, in the end, whether it's Bin Laden or Gaddafi if we say we're taking a position I would think, at this point, that the international community a pretty good sense that we typically follow through on our commitments."