April 30, 2012 4:44 PM
Smirking Obama:Romney would have ignore bin Laden
Obama has NOTHING in his record to point to as a success, so he clutches this desperately - and desperately overplays it. Such juvenile behavior. Such a lack of dignity and integrity. This is not leadership at all. You would think he personally pulled the trigger. He is the brave one. No mention of the interrogations under Bush that led to this.
And why did we kill him rather than bring him in? I thought this was the antiwar candidate?
And does anyone remember that he was brought in from the golf course in his windbreaker to watch with all the more appropriately dressed-for-business-we-get-paid-to-do officials?
From the Weekly Standard:
The president was visibly smirking as he made today's statement. It also mirrors a campaign ad the president released Friday, which likewise suggests that Romney wouldn't have killed bin Laden if he, as commander in chief, would have been in the same position.
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UPDATE: The Romney campaign responds with this statement from press secretary Andrea Saul: "It's unfortunate that President Obama would prefer to use what was a good day for all Americans as a cheap political ploy. President Obama's feckless foreign policy has emboldened our adversaries, weakened our allies, and threatens to break faith with our military. While the Obama administration has naively stated that 'the war on terror is over,' Gov. Romney has always understood we need a comprehensive plan to deal with the myriad of threats America faces."
And in a 1984-type piece of Doublespeak,:
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