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Biden is literally responding to every single assertion of Ryan's. Not letting a single thing go.
To summarize: 40 minute JSOC raid; two helos, one drone; 4 KIA, inc OBL; DevGru (Seal Team Six) did shooting; only cas was US helocopter
Extremely unusual and sudden notice from the White House to the pool to stand by for a 1030 POTUS speech. Something major is afoot.
Obama has just basically called his Republican opponents a bunch of cowards for not responding to those who booed the gay soldier.
My favorite quote from this past year of reporting on DADT, from a SOF shooter: "If he can save my ass, he sure as hell can look at it."
To sum up the rest of the night, Romney needs to win Florida and Virginia and Ohio. Lose one, he’s done.
NBC NEws reports that Tagg Romney told Pawlenty and Portman that they weren't the pick. Romney delegated the calls!
Obama: "You wanna be commander-in-chief? You can start by standing up for the men and women who wear the uniform."
Now, Twitter, we gotta have a conversation about scanners. Not listening to them, but how we Tweet about ‘em.
Remember how much the Virginia Tech shooter’s Korean heritage mattered to his motive? Yeah, me neither.
US Joint Special Operations Command SMU -- from DEVGRU (Navy SEALs), did the shooting. RQ-170 drone overhead. JSOC spotters on ground.
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