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Would Romney have gotten bin Laden? Well, maybe

In 2007, then-candidate Barack Obama made it clear what he would do as president if he learned that Osama bin Laden was hiding in Pakistan and that U.S. forces had a chance to take him out: “If we have actionable intelligence about high-value terrorist targets and (Pakistani) President Musharraf won’t act, we will,” Obama said. His then-opponent, Hillary Clinton, took a similar stance: “If we had actionable intelligence that Osama bin Laden or other high-value targets were in Pakistan I would ensure that they were targeted and killed or captured,” she said.
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Mitt Romney tries to Etch-A-Sketch away his opposition to bin Laden strategy

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (4 years ago)

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Politics : The Washington Note (4 years ago)

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