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Veterans Group Slams Obama: Heroes Don't Take Credit

Gregg99 Wrote: May 03, 2012 12:16 PM
I'll take exception to this ad even though I am an avid conservative. Arianna Huffington was not speaking about Obama taking credit for "spiking the football." Anyone who watched her in her interview would have hear her say that it was ok for Obama to take credit for killing OBL, but it was despicable for Obama to say that Mitt Romney might not have killed OBL. They are really taking her out of context and making it look like she said despicable because Obama wanted to take credit for kill OBL when that is really not what she said. It's this type of ad that is a half truth. She said it, of course, but not in the context that the ad portrays her saying it.

Veterans for a Strong America, a non-partisan veteran and military support group, is hitting President Obama for "spiking the football" on the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death. The group has published an advertisement showing Obama taking all the credit for the bin Laden killing while explaining that "real heroes don't take credit." The ad also slams former President Bill Clinton for saying if the raid had gone wrong, it would have been horrible for Obama rather than the Navy SEALs who risked their lives to kill bin Laden.

President Obama has spiked the Bin...