October 19, 2012

Obama's Devastating Libya Gaffe

Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

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The rub for Obama comes, ironically enough, out of Romney’s biggest flub in the debate, the Libya question. That flub kept Romney from winning the evening outright. But Obama’s answer has left him a hostage to fortune. Missed by Romney, missed by the audience, missed by most of the commentariat, it was the biggest gaffe of the entire debate cycle.

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TAGGED: 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Benghazi, Libya

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