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Romney wants to Fight Whole Muslim World, not Concentrate on Bin Laden

Mitt Romney said Monday that of course he would have taken out Bin Laden and that ‘even Jimmy Carter would have made that call.’ Since Jimmy Carter ordered a brave and risky but failed military mission into Iran, that was a cheap shot on the part of someone who has never had anything to do [...]

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more. WASHINGTON/POLITICAL: CNN: Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' would have ordered bin Laden attack President Barack Obama on Monday appeared to call out Mitt Romney over what he said about going [...]

Romney Says “Even Jimmy Carter” Would Have Ordered Bin Laden Operation: Obama Responds

This has been quite a week for the Romney campaign and while it will bring cheers from Fox News and Rush Limbaugh fans, how will it play with independent voters? Probably not well: (1) A Romney aide (despite Romney’s Nov. 2008 New York Times op ed titled Let Detroit Go Bankrupt) insisted that Romney really [...]

Mitt Romney’s Retort

“Of course, even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” – Mitt Romney IT’S THE QUOTE OF THE DAY and is pitch perfect for the national media and political press. On whether Mitt Romney would have given the order to take out Osama bin Laden, the quote is via Ginger Gibson of Politico. They also [...]

Greg Sargent: Happy Hour Roundup

James Fallows, a former Carterite himself, has the definitive takedown of Mitt Romney’s claim that “even Jimmy Carter” would have ordered the Bin Laden raid. (ICYMI: My similar take here.) David Corn’s detailed behind-the-scenes account of the deliberations that went into ordering the Bin Laden killing reveals how big a gamble it really was. Read full article >>

'Even Jimmy Carter'

2 years agoNews : James Fallows

The 39th president could teach some lessons about resolve to the man who hopes to become the 45th.

James Fallows Has Contempt for Mitt Romney

He has good reason to do so, I believe: >James Fallows: 'Even Jimmy Carter': Mitt Romney informs us that the raid that took out Osama bin Laden one year ago was no big deal, because "even Jimmy Carter would have given that order." Grrrrr…. Show More Summary

'Even Jimmy Carter'

The 39th president could teach some lessons about resolve to the man who hopes to become the 45th

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 >>

Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' would have ordered bin Laden attack

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama on Monday appeared to call out Mitt Romney over what he said about going after Osama bin Laden on the campaign trail four years ago, as opposed to on the eve of the first anniversary of the raid that killed the terrorist leader. Asked about Romney's comments earlier in [...]

Romney Dismisses Obama's Bin Laden Bragging

The Los Angeles Times reports: Romney rejected Democratic efforts to question whether he would have given the directive to kill bin Laden, saying “of course” he would have done so. “Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” Keep reading this post...

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

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 >>

Romney: 'Even Jimmy Carter' Would Have Given the Order to Kill Bin Laden

Mitt Romney is on record saying that he would not enter Pakistan without permission "to kill one man," meaning Osama bin Laden. Obviously, Romney's reflexive opposition to everything Barack Obama says has backfired on him with this one,...Show More Summary

Jennifer Rubin: Romney needs to go on offense on national security

Mitt Romney personally responded to the Obama campaign’s outrageous Osama bin Laden ad this way: “Of course. Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.” That’s fine, I suppose, but it’s defensive, and insufficient. Read full article >>

Romney On Killing bin Laden: ‘Even Jimmy Carter Would Have Given That Order’

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

Following a speech to voters in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney was asked whether he would have "gone after" Osama bin Laden, to which he responded defensively, "Of course. Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order."

Ouch!… Romney Says “Even Jimmy Carter” Would Have Given Order to Kill Bin Laden

Mitt Romney came back hard on Democrats and Barack Obama today. The Republican frontrunner told an audience, “Even Jimmy Carter would have given that order” to kill Osama Bin Laden. Ouch. The Politico reported: Mitt Romney, asked if he would … Continue reading ?

Mitt Romney Says "Even Jimmy Carter" Would Have Given the Order to Kill Osama bin Laden

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What a piece of shit he is: Mitt Romney on Monday rejected claims by President Obama’s campaign that he would not have ordered the killing of Osama bin Laden. “Of course, of course,” he said, when asked by reporters whether he would have gone after the terrorist. Show More Summary

Romney: ‘Even Jimmy Carter’ would have ordered Osama bin Laden killing

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney said Monday that he would have given the order to kill al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Asked by reporters following a campaign event here whether he would have given the order to go after bin Laden, Romney suggested that any president would have made the same decision as President Obama. Read full article >>

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