Presidential Campaign 2012

For most of the week Republicans have been critical of an attack ad by President Obama’s re-election campaign highlighting the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. But Democratic Congress John Yarmuth believes its proper for the president to politicize the issue.

The ad released earlier this month features former President Bill Clinton, who says Mr. Obama made a tough but important decision. The ad also suggests—without naming him—that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would had failed to go after the al-Qaeda leader.

Watch it below:

Yarmuth says that the president should rightfully take credit for bin Laden’s downfall and has been restrained in using the killing for the re-election campaign. [click to continue…]

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