It seems a metaphysical certitude that when Charlie Rose asked the perilously liberal publisher Arianna Huffington about Barack Obama's new campaign ad featuring former President Bill Clinton praising the current White House resident's decision to take out Osama bin Laden the CBS This Morning co-host didn't expect this answer.
"To turn it into a campaign ad is one of the most despicable things you can do" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
CHARLIE ROSE, CO-HOST: There’s much now about this commercial that President Clinton has done for the Obama campaign and the Romney reaction saying that they should not be using this the way they are.
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