Ask the DNC: "Can Americans Trust Mitt Romney to Make the Right Decision On Which Citizens to Assassinate?"Is Romney Ready for the Kill List?
by John Cook
Sep. 12, 2012
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As you may have heard last night, Osama bin Laden is dead, has perished from the earth, is at the bottom of the sea, and is not better off than he was four years ago. The Democrats are trying to pull a Bush on national security, inflating Obama's reputation as a killing machine and portraying Mitt Romney as a bungling softie.
But we were kind of disappointed that Obama's signature foreign policy achievementóthe deployment of secret flying assassination platforms empowered to liquidate American citizens based on an unaccountable and highly classified selection process that is entirely internal to the White Houseógot short shrift this week. So we threw a softball at some DNC bigwigs, including Cory Booker and New York Sen. Charles Schumer, offering a giant opening to praise Obama's stone-cold murdering power: Can Americans really trust Mitt Romney to decide which citizens get extrajudicially assassinated in drone strikes?