Obama gave the command to kill Bin Laden. I think that was the right choice. I think he deserves credit for it. Now this ad is still decieving at best. Below Mitt Romney makes it clear what he would have done.
The ad put together by team Obama is not bad, it is well put together, and likely affective. The problem is that it is mendacious. The president does not want to talk about his dismal record, so he has to focus the conversation of things that do not make a difference. Honestly, does anybody really believe John McCain would not have sent in Seal team Six to take Bin Laden out, or at least blew the building up?
Obama and his team are trying to focus on what Romney had said in 2007, noting that he stated: