New Obama ad: What would Romney have done about Osama bin Laden?April 27, 2012 @ 12:19 pm (Updated: 5:56 pm - 4/27/12 )
A brand new Obama campaign video touts the president's decision to go after Osama bin Laden and asks, "what would Romney have done?"
"In this ad, it's not just Barack Obama saying, 'I got bin Laden.' He's saying 'I got bin Laden and Romney wouldn't have,'" said Dave Ross in a discussion of the new ad on 97 .3 KIRO FM's Ross and Burbank Show.
"This seems like Republican policy," said guest host Ron Reagan. "Remember George W. Bush six months after 9/11, he wasn't really thinking about Osama bin Laden anymore. Not that important Osama bin Laden."
Ross said maybe six months after 9/11 he wasn't thinking about it, "but a month after 9/11 we went to Afghanistan to get Osama bin Laden."
"I'm not sure that we really went to Afghanistan to do that. I think we might have had other interests there," said Reagan.
Ross also wonders at what point Romney actually said he wouldn't go into Pakistan.
"He uses that quote saying, 'I wouldn't go into Pakistan,' which Romney probably made before realizing that Osama bin Laden was in [Pakistan] - Don't you think that even if Romney had said such a thing he would have made an exception if his intelligence chief had come to him, 'Mr. President, we know during the campaign we said you'd never go in, but do you know who is in Pakistan? It's Osama bin Laden?"
Do you think Romney would have handled the Osama bin Laden decision differently?
Posted by MyNorthwest.com staff
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