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Not even Jimmy Cartercan stomach the Obamaforeign policy. Lots of GOPers like the narrative that President Barack Obama will be the second coming of Jimmie Carter, a one-term president pretty much rejected and reviled by his own party the moment he is out of office.That's low. Show More Summary

We’ve Reached the Penultimate Jimmy Carter Moment of the Obama Presidency

Chris Cillizza made me laugh out loud last evening when I read his column, which opens with a question: “Is it possible for a president — any president — to succeed in the modern world of politics?” There is nothing new under the sun, including this question. On January 19, 2010, I wrote about the ungovernability of the American Republic. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Moves From Talking Down Jimmy Carter To Talking Up Bill Clinton

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney has taken to offering voters history lessons about recent presidents as of late, first noting that "even Jimmy Carter" -- perhaps our most leporiphobic former president -- would have give the...Show More Summary

Fallows: Mitt, You're No Jimmy Carter

James Fallows: 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.... Jimmy Carter is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who spent 10 years in the uniformed service of his country. Show More Summary

First Thoughts: Obama, Romney spar on bin Laden:

The bin Laden political football … Romney says even Jimmy Carter would have made the call. Reminder: Carter did, and it doomed his presidency. … Romney disagreed with Obama in 2007 … Dems drive a message for another week … ‘Swiss Bank Accounts&rs …

Morning Must Reads: Growl

The Seals could hurt Obama in the end. James Fallows growls at Romney’s “even Jimmy Carter” line. A new task for Obama field workers this cycle: accounting for voter ID laws. How to assess Romney’s small-donor problem. They’ve called in the genealogists in Massachusetts. Robert Draper on the freshmen. Washington’s apostasy payoff. And the Smithsonian [...]

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MSNBC's Schultz and Wolffe Fret Over Romney 'Cheap Shot' at Jimmy Carter

On Monday's The Ed Show on MSNBC, as host Ed Schultz and MSNBC political analyst Richard Wolffe - formerly of Newsweek - discussed Mitt Romney's crack on President Obama that even President Carter would have had the sense to order the...Show More Summary

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'

3 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...

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