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Greg Sargent: The more things change...

President Obama responds to Mitt Romney’s claim that he would have given the order Obama did to launch the mission that ended in Bin Laden’s killing, and that even Jimmy Carter would have done the same: Read full article >>
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Romney on bin Laden killing: 'Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order'

Politics / US Politics : First Read (2 years ago)

Asked on a rope line if he would have "gone after" Osama bin Laden, if he would have "given the order," Romney responded, "Of course, of course. Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order." The Obama campaign has questioned wheth... Read Post

On the Value of Getting bin Laden

Politics : Lawyers, Guns & Money (2 years ago)

I don’t have too much to add to Greg Sargent’s take on the “Jimmy Carter would have given the order” Romney claim, but just to summarize: 1. The mission that killed bin Laden was risky in operational terms, in international politica... Read Post

Greg Sargent: Mitt Romney undermines his own argument about Bin Laden

Politics / US Politics : The Plum Line (2 years ago)

Today Mitt Romney was asked whether he would have given the order to launch the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden, as Obama did. “Of course,” Romney said. “Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” Read full article >> Read Post


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