Post Profile

Corn: How Obama Got Bin Laden

David Corn: During the 2008 campaign, when Barack Obama bluntly vowed "we will kill bin Laden," he did not know that one of the most consequential moments of his presidency would be deciding whether to make good on that vow. In fact, his fierce campaign pledge to resort to unilateral action to get Osama bin Laden, should he be hiding in Pakistan, was slammed by both Hillary Clinton and John McCain as reckless talk.
read more


Related Posts

McCain's bin Laden vow

Politics / US Politics : Washington Monthly Political Animal (6 years ago)

MCCAIN'S BIN LADEN VOW.... Presidential candidates are always going to make a lot of promises, some of which will be harder to keep than others. But John McCain's vow last night to get Osama bin Laden continues to sound jarring....

Obama vows to 'kill Bin Laden, crush al-Qaeda'

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (6 years ago)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (CNN) – "We will kill Bin Laden, we will crush al-Qaeda," Barack Obama said Tuesday as he faced John McCain in their second head-to-head presidential debate. McCain responded in equally strong terms: "I'll get h...

Obama: will not release Bin Laden death photos

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch (4 years ago)

President Barack Obama has decided not to release photos of Osama bin Laden after he was killed, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday. Obama told CBS in an interview that there was no doubt that bin Laden was...

Romney Campaign: Obama 'Divides' America by Talking About Bin Laden

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

Click here to view this media Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign is accusing President Barack Obama of dividing the country when his campaign talks about killing terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden...

Flashback II: Conservatives Mock Sen. Obama For Vowing To Hunt And Kill Bin Laden In Pakistan

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

by toma Back in August of 2007, Senator Barack Obama, candidate for U.S. president, made it clear that Pakistan’s borders wouldn’t act as impediments to American efforts to capture or kill Osama bin Laden: “There are terrorists hole...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC