In celebration of the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama has launched this 90-second video in which former President Bill Clinton – now a full partner in the Obama re-elect – explains the gamble taken by the man who beat Hillary Clinton in ’08.
But what had everyone talking over the weekend is the suggestion — raised not by Bill Clinton personally, but in within the ad – that GOP rival Mitt Romney might not have been up to such a decision.
I’m trying to remember the last time a Democrat went after a Republican this hard, this early and this forcefully on national security. Jack Kennedy on Richard Nixon?
Here’s the ad:
From Bill Clinton:
”That’s one thing George Bush said that’s right. The president is the decider-in-chief. Nobody can make that decision for you. Look, he knew what would happen. Suppose the Navy Seals had gone in there and it hadn’t been Bin Laden? Suppose they had been