This one fails the laugh test miserably.
Speaking to reporters a day before the first anniversary, Obama took issue with the notion that his administration has tried to politicize the issue
“I hardly think you’ve seen any excessive celebration taking place here,” Obama said at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Noda.
“I think the American people remember rightly what we as a country accomplished in bringing to justice someone who killed 3,000 of our citizens.”
Except if you look at the web ad itself, there’s not a lot of “we as a country,” there’s instead a lot of Bill Clinton glorifying Obama and bashing Romney. In fact, the ad is so outrageous that even lefty Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post finds it necessary to castigate Obama for it.
Appearing on ‘CBS This Morning’, she said, “Using the Osama bin Laden assassination, killing, the great news that we had a year ago, in order to say basically that Obama did it and Romney might not have done it … to turn it into a campaign ad is one of the most despicable things you can do.”
On the other hand, Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs stands by the ad.
“Usama bin Laden no longer walks on this planet today because of that brave decision (by Obama) and the brave actions by the men and women in our military — and quite frankly Mitt Romney said it was a foolish thing to do a few years ago,” Gibbs said, in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Of course, being a typical lying lefty, Gibbs leaves out Mitt’s later statement about Bin Laden:
This is the quote the campaign is using: “It’s not worth moving heaven and earth spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person.”
But here’s what Romney also said of bin Laden, when clarifying that comment just a few days later: “He will die.”
In other words, Obama’s campaign is lying on multiple levels here, and that’s a sign of rampant desperation and shamelessness among the Obama supporters. That can’t be bad for Romney.