Friday, April 27, 2012
This is a strong and effective campaign ad. Rather than offering up a laundry list of points of contention, it zeroes in on one important contrast. For more on the ad go here.
And, let's hope we see plenty more of Bill Clinton in the months of campaigning ahead.
In justifying his decision not to order the risky mission, can't you picture Mitt Romney saying something like this: "Too many things could go wrong. Plus, if we end up killing bin Laden in the raid, we'll just have to be on guard against a revenge attack on May 2nd, every year from now on. Why put Americans through more orange alerts? Better to just thoroughly deplore bin Laden from safe distance and ratchet up our spending on defense."