Video: Republicans: Obama using bin Laden's death for political gain

Apr 30, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: CBS News

One year after Navy SEALs set off on their mission to kill Osama bin Laden, Republicans are accusing President Obama of exploiting what they say should be a non-partisan victory for the country.

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Hooray wrote:
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but Obama's election put an end to the race !
there's a big lie. All of the racists have crawled out from under their rocks with the cover story of there is no racism anymore when the content of the criticism parallels the old racial nonsense.

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There was Bush in a flight suit he never fought in bragging about the end of a war that wasn't over by far. Obama actually got the right enemy and he's wrong to talk about it?
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Go Blue wrote:
<quoted text>He did'nt go on an Aircraft Carrier wearing a pilot's jacket and stand in front of a, MISSION ACCOMPLISHED sign, did he? That would be awfull....
No, but he did go around saying I killed Osama. Only now, when the Seal's and everyone else blasted him for lying about it, is he saying the Seals and Military did it. Al he did was say "go ahead".

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May 1, 2012
 
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See the Light wrote:
<quoted text>No, but he did go around saying I killed Osama. Only now, when the Seal's and everyone else blasted him for lying about it, is he saying the Seals and Military did it. Al he did was say "go ahead".
To help you see the light:

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Democrat4Pres wrote:
Hi guys I have started a site to raise awareness for this upcoming election. If you have something intelegent to say please post it here www.DemsVsRepubs.com You do not have to sign up just make a post on your position or opinion. Thanks!
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sad wrote:
<quoted text>We would not have been told lies to get us to back a second war in Iraq. So that means the nation would have saved a trillion bucks or more. Iraq would still be but a speck on the map which could be wiped out with a single bomb. So to give you insight as to what would have been. We would have more loved ones alive, and more wealth.
Owebamas stimulus has cost more than both wars combined.

He didn't stop the war in Afganistan. Troops are still dieing.

Iraq is over because of Bushs surge that Owebama voted against.

Why don't you put blame on Owebama for the debt he has put on the US?
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See the Light wrote:
<quoted text>No, but he did go around saying I killed Osama. Only now, when the Seal's and everyone else blasted him for lying about it, is he saying the Seals and Military did it. Al he did was say "go ahead".
After Obama's second term, lets hope the GOP can actually produce a true CONSERVATIVE candidate for 2016....Romney, just won't do.....
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See the Light wrote:
<quoted text>No, but he did go around saying I killed Osama. Only now, when the Seal's and everyone else blasted him for lying about it, is he saying the Seals and Military did it. Al he did was say "go ahead".
lie - The president said nothing of the sort and no one involved in this operation from the Seals have ever said anything. Just blog lies that you feel the need to repeat.
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gossamer wrote:
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Owebamas stimulus has cost more than both wars combined.
lie.
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Another wrote:
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lie.
Troll hiding behind multiple identities.
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dumb, goober bigot.
That all you got?

Typical, pathetic liberal comeback. Show me my post where i'm a 'bigot'! Come on....

Thought so....

Can't argue, rebuttle, present facts.....just call names. Hhhhhmmmm who's the 'dumb' one?
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wee honeybee wrote:
There was Bush in a flight suit he never fought in bragging about the end of a war that wasn't over by far. Obama actually got the right enemy and he's wrong to talk about it?
There is a difference between "we won", "we did it", "we...." and "I", "I", "I", "I"....

Obama also said he wouldn't 'spike the ball' but he lied (typical and expected from him) and has spiked it so much the ball is flat!

The worst is for Obama to have a television add with Bill Clinton saying Romney wouldn't have done it. Clinton, who had Bin Laden on 3 diffent occasions and did NOTHING. The FACT of the matter is that ANYONE in the same position would have done the same thing (except Clinton)...no matter who was in office. btw: the only reason we found Bin Laden is by finding out who Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti was and how/when did we do that????? I'll give you a hint...Obama wasn't in office.

I'm glad OBL is no longer on this earth.
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Another wrote:
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lie.
Hers my proof where's yours?

Put up and shut up. Prove me wrong. You can't. You don't want to admit it.

So the following are facts, based on the government's own figures.

•Obama's stimulus, passed in his first month in office, will cost more than the entire Iraq War -- more than $100 billion (15%) more.
•Just the first two years of Obama's stimulus cost more than the entire cost of the Iraq War under President Bush, or six years of that war.
•Iraq War spending accounted for just 3.2% of all federal spending while it lasted.
•Iraq War spending was not even one quarter of what we spent on Medicare in the same time frame.
•Iraq War spending was not even 15% of the total deficit spending in that time frame. The cumulative deficit, 2003-2010, would have been four-point-something trillion dollars with or without the Iraq War.
•The Iraq War accounts for less than 8% of the federal debt held by the public at the end of 2010 ($9.031 trillion).
•During Bush's Iraq years, 2003-2008, the federal government spent more on education that it did on the Iraq War.(State and local governments spent about ten times more.)

http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/08/iraq_t...

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

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The laughing liberal wrote:
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Mr Obama has faced criticism even from allies about his decision to make a campaign ad about the bin Laden raid. Arianna Huffington, an outspoken liberal who runs the left-leaning Huffington Post website, roundly condemned it.
She told CBS:‘We should celebrate the fact that they did such a great job. It's one thing to have an NBC special from the Situation Room... all that to me is perfectly legitimate, but to turn it into a campaign ad is one of the most despicable things you can do.’
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-21376...
I did see her interview also. As I had stated, even Bush did the exact same thing - yet no one bothered to condem him for this action, did they?

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Back in 2004, President Bush ran a smear campaign against challenger Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) which undermined his service in Vietnam and questioned Kerry’s ability and determination to protect the United States — just three years removed from the 9/11 attacks — from another terror strike.“If we make the wrong choice, then the danger is that we’ll get hit again,” then Vice President Dick Cheney said at the time. "

http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/05/01/...

"Bush Plans Ad Campaign Using 9/11 Imagery"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles...

And back then, democrats were accusing republicans of virtually the exact same thing. So again, my point is justified - both sides are guilty of utilizing the exact same tactics, and have done so for the past 30 years. I did not point a finger solely at a particular party.
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REPUBLICANS NEVER USE EVENTS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES, ESPECIALL TRAGIC ONES!!
P.S.
9/11! 9/11! 9/11!!!!!!!!!!
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lmao wrote:
REPUBLICANS NEVER USE EVENTS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES, ESPECIALL TRAGIC ONES!!
P.S.
9/11! 9/11! 9/11!!!!!!!!!!
B-b-b-but... we've been told Obama is better than Bush.

So now he's the same?

Damn!

If it weren't for double standards, liberals would have none.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

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River Veteran wrote:
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I see your point BUT when Clinton and the DNC make a PRO Obama add about killing OBL they use Clinton - who told the Saudi's 'NO THANKS' when they had bil laden in custody and offered him to Clinton. Clinton also had OBL in our sights on more than one occasion and wouldn't take him out.....See the HYPOCRISY?????
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You have Obama yesterday touting that Romney wouldn't have given the order when that is an out right LIE and Obama took his statement completely out of context.
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When Obama LIE's (once again)that he isn't going to 'spike the football' in regards to OBL and does it anyways...and you still don't get it.
BTW: No one 'twisted' kerry's record. He was a weakling/coward when he writes his own purple heart comendation, etc... As a veteran I call him a weakling/coward. My uncle was a inserted into a CZ during vietnam by Kerry....he will tell you the same thing.
Wake up.
I see part of your point, but Romney in fact stated during the 2007 presidential bid that he did not concur with Obama regarding going into even Pakistan if required to get OBL;

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/04/29/romney-...

I've yet to see any political fight for the presidency to have both sides take each others words out of context. This is how they play - and with unlimited super pac funds now being injected into the political spectrum, we can expect far worse ads and mistruths than ever before.

No on ever had Bin Ladden in custody ever - but Clinton did have actionable intelligence - why he decided not to pursue? I think you again have your Fox News cap on, or Newsmax, or Briebat.com - here's the interview done at Fox News;

"The former president said he authorized the CIA to kill bin Laden and overthrow the Taliban in Afghanistan after the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000, but the action was never carried out. Clinton said that was because the United States could not establish a military base in Uzbekistan and because U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies refused to certify that bin Laden was behind the bombing."

http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/09/24/clinto...

Kerry wrote his own Purple Heart? That's a new one I've never heard. Actual records show this nonsense came about after Kerry had sealed the democratic nomination, and this sudden "new group" emerged, but was later found out to have been funded by republicans, and Pres. Bush himself, to denigrate Kerry;

http://www.factcheck.org/republican-funded_gr...

Having facts instead of opinion usually work better.
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"Mothra",
Id rather him exploit the death of a murderer than exploit the thousands of innocent people who died on 9/11 by using '9/11' in almost every speech given, regardless of topic.
Just another Pot meet Kettle moment, brought to you by todays republican party.
Sad this is ALL you guys have to go after obama with. As much as you all whine, youd think youd have better dirt to dig up.
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lmao wrote:
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Id rather him exploit the death of a murderer than [red herring omitted]
Translation: Obama isn't better than Bush.

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