1. Defensive

    Mitt: Osama Mission Was No-Brainer

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    When President Obama's reelection campaign released a video last week suggesting Mitt Romney would not have made the difficult decision to approve the mission that killed Osama bin Laden, Mitt’s campaign scoffed, calling the ad a distraction from Obama’s “failures.” But Romney made sure Monday to clarify that he would, in fact, have given the order to go after the al Qaeda leader, saying “even Jimmy Carter would have given that order.”

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